Chahal, Sundar move up in ICC T20 ranking
Dubai: Yuzvendra Chahal jumped 12 spots to number two while Washington Sundar moved up a phenomenal 151 places to 31st in the ICC T20I Player Rankings for bowlers on the back of their impressive show in the just-concluded Nidahas Trophy Tri-Series in Sri Lanka.
Leg-spinner Chahal now has a career-high 706 rating points while off-spinner Sundar, who was named Man of the Series, has 496 points.
Both the spinners were part of the five games India played, and picked up eight wickets apiece. Sundar, who bowled mainly in the Powerplay, had an incredible economy rate of 5.70, while Chahal finished with 6.45.
Also making significant gains in the bowling charts were some of the other performers from the Nidahas Trophy: Akila Dananjaya of Sri Lanka, Rubel Hossain of Bangladesh and India's Jaydev Unadkat and Shardul Thakur.
All of them achieved their career-best rating points at the end of the tournament.
Unadkat (joint 52nd) and Thakur (joint 76th), India's premier pacemen in the tournament, went up 26 and 85 spots respectively with their best points ever -- 435 and 358.