DUBAI: Right arm off-spinner Saeed Ajmal drops to the second position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty2o bowler’s ranking, while Pakistan shares the number three position with arch rivals India in the overall team ranking, the ICC website reported on Monday.
The ICC released its new T20 rankings on Monday. Pakistan and India have 119 rating points each.
Srilanka maintains the number one position by beating Bangladesh in the recent series with 131 rating points.
West Indies is close behind, on second position, with 126 rating points.
Pakistan and India share the third position with 119 rating points.
England is only one rating point behind Pakistan with 118 rating points.
Ajmal had maintained number one position in the ranking until March 1 in the T20 bowlers ranking but Sunil Philip Narine from West Indies replaced the off spinner in the recent rankings.
Pakistan all rounder Muhammed Hafeez leaps into the top 10 bowlers climbing from the twelfth position to ninth, while all rounder Shahid Afridi manages to stay in the top ten bowlers and clinches the tenth position.
Speaking of all-rounders, right arm off-break bowler and right hand batsman Hafeez and Afridi are placed at second and fourth position respectively in the T20 all rounders’ ranking.
Pakistan batsmen failed to enter the top ten T20 batsmen.