Cricket News ICC T20 Rankings: Rahul gains a spot, Kuldeep drops a notch

first_img New Delhi: Indian opener KL Rahul’s two impressive knocks in the recently concluded two-match T20 series against Australia helped him climb to fifth in the latest ICC Rankings for T20 batsmen here Tuesday. Rahul, who made a comeback to international cricket after a brief suspension by the BCCI for his sexist comments on a TV show, scored 47 and 50 in the two matches and gained a spot in the latest rankings.In the bowlers’ list, Kuldeep Yadav, who was rested for two T20 Internationals, dropped a place to fifth.’ KL Rahul climbs to the fifth spot in ICC T20 Rankings. India wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav drop by a notch to occupy the fifth spot. Babar Azam tops the batsmen list in the T20 Rankings. Pakistan’s Babar Azam and Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan remained in top positions in batsmen and bowlers’ list respectively. Pakistan (135) enjoys a 13-point lead over second-placed India (122) with England remaining at third place with 121 points.Leg-spinner Adil Rashid has equaled his career-best third place in the latest rankings. Rashid’s five wickets in the series against the West Indies have helped him gain two slots and cross the 700-point mark for the first time in his career during the series. Meanwhile, India will be up against Australia for one final time in this series as the two teams will be locking horns for the decider game at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on March 13. this will also be India’s last assignment before the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. This remains to be seen if India can finish on a high and go into the most prestigious event of the year with a series win under their belt. (With Inputs: PTI) highlights For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Roberto Mancini: Miralem Pjanic is one of the best players in Serie A

first_imgThe current coach of Inter Milan, Roberto Mancini, praised the B&H representative and member of Rome Miralem Pjanic, and inscribed him in the best players in the Italian Serie A. Mancini defended  this great midfielder, as well as some other players from Italy.“Pjanic, Pogba, Higuain, Callejon and Florenz are versatile players, just like Tevez. It’s amazing that they are being offended the fans, as well as a scene in which one of the fans of Juventus in the company of his son threatens the coach with his fists.They may be angry because of the defeat and they might whistle, but why to insult other people? Sunday is the day when some people use football to express displeasure over their life problems. This is not good and should be punished, “said Mancini.Juventus had two defeats in the last five rounds, and although it is the first on the board, some of the  fans were not friendly at all towards their favorite players.Fans of Roma are still dissatisfied, because of two draws, two wins and a defeat  recorded in the last five rounds. Roma’s bad scores last for a long time.(Source: klix.ba)last_img read more