ICC released fresh ranking in T20 International’s, after England series win over South Africa 2-1 it moves up to no.2 position and South Africa slipped to no. 6. In Bowling, Imad Wasim of Pakistan move up to no. 1 spot first time in his career and Imran Tahir moved down to third place after South Africa lost the series to England by 2-1. Jasprit Bumrah India’s fast Bowler climbed to no. 2 positing
In the Batting not much changed, as top 3 slots are same India’s Virat Kohli, Aaron Finch of Australia and Kane Williamson of New Zealand. Ab de velliers makes come back in top 20 after making 146 runs in the series.
In All-rounder’s rankings the top 3 positions there is no alteration. Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh at No.1 position followed by Glenn Maxwell of Australia and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi at no. 2 and no. 3 respectively.
Asia Cup is played to promote goodwill between Asian countries. It was initially scheduled to be held every two years. The first Asia cup was held in 1984 in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. India won inaugural tournament in 1984, and then in 1988, 1990-91, 1995, 2010 and last one in 2016 (the only Asia Cup played […]
Bangladesh became a Full Member of the ICC, which enabled them to play Test cricket. The board officially changed its name to Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and its president Saber Chowdhury described his country’s elevation to Test status as the third most historic event in our national life”. In May/June 2000, Bangladesh had hosted the 2000 Asia Cup, won by Pakistan. In […]