Suryakumar back to career-best No. 2 in T20I rankings

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the ranking of

T20 International players on Wednesday (28 September).

Suryakumar Yadav has returned to his career-best No. 2 spot, a rise of one position, in the latest ICC T20I batting rankings.

After a first-ball duck in the second T20I against Australia,

Suryakumar struck a 36-ball 69 in the third match in Hyderabad to help India win the series 2-1.

In the bowler's rankings, Axar Patel was the big mover, climbing up from 33rd to 18th

after his Player-of-the-Series performance against Australia.

In a series dominated by the bat, Axar picked up eight wickets in three games while giving away only 6.30 runs per over.

Josh Hazlewood is still at the top there, after picking up three wickets from three games