Wristspinner <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kuldeep-yadav">Kuldeep Yadav</a> has moved up a notch to grab a career-best second position in the latest ICC T20 International rankings, where <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/India">India</a> maintained their second position behind <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Pakistan">Pakistan</a> despite dropping two ranking points. Kuldeep grabbed two for 26 in the final T20I against New Zealand, which his side lost by four runs to go 2-1 down in the series. <p></p> <p></p>The 24-year-old accounted for well-set openers <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/tim-seifert">Tim Seifert</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/colin-munro">Colin Munro</a> in the only match he played during the series and reaped immediate dividends. He is now second only to Afghanistan legspinner <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rashid-khan">Rashid Khan</a> in the table. <p></p> <p></p>There is no other Indian bowler in the Top-10. Kuldeep's spin bowling partner <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/yuzvendra-chahal">Yuzvendra Chahal</a> after an indifferent series against New Zealand, dropped six places to be 17th while <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/bhuvneshwar-kumar">Bhuvneshwar Kumar</a> maintained his 18th rank. <p></p> <p></p>In the batsmen's list, Indian vice-captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rohit-sharma">Rohit Sharma</a> swapped three places with compatriot <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kl-rahul">KL Rahul</a>, who didn't feature in the recently-concluded series. The batting chart is headed by talented Pakistani batsman Babar Azam. <p></p> <p></p>Rohit is seventh as per latest rankings while Rahul has slipped to 10th place. Rohit's opening partner <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shikhar-dhawan">Shikhar Dhawan</a> has gained a place to be 11th while <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli">Virat Kohli</a>'s absence from the series affected his ranking. The Indian skipper dropped four places to be jointly 19th with Zimbabwe's Hamilton Masakadza. <p></p> <p></p>Left-arm spinner Krunal Pandya was another spinner to move up as he advanced 39 places to a career-best 58th. For New Zealand, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kane-williamson">Kane Williamson</a> (up one place to 12th), Ross Taylor (up seven places to 51st) and Seifert (up 87 places to a career-best 83rd) among batsmen and Southee (up seven places to 30th) among bowlers are some notable gainers.