India placed at third spot in ICC Twent20 Rankings

India have 120 points in the ICC Twenty20 Rankings © Getty Images

Dubai: Dec 11, 2012

India were placed at number three position while Suresh Raina was the only batsman in the top-10 in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings released on Tuesday.

India have 120 points to top ranked Sri Lanka‘s 127 and second placed West Indies‘ 122.

In the batting list, Raina slipped a place to number five with 741 points, as so was Virat Kohli who was ranked 11th with 686 points.

Gautam Gambhir was placed 18th Yuvraj Singh was positioned 19th in the list headed by New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum and followed by Australian Shane Watson and West Indies’ Chris Gayle.

None of the Indian bowlers feature in the top-20.

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has continued to make rapid movement in the rankings for batsmen.

Samuels moved up 13 places to sixth position with a career-best ratings point of 723.

Samuels has also moved up four places in the bowling charts to 56th, while a combination of his batting and bowling exploits have helped him climb seven places to share third spot in the all-rounders’ category with team-mate Gayle.