Several West Indian players Rise in ICC rankings after England T20 Series

West Indies beat England by 17 runs in the fifth and deciding Twenty20 international at the Kensington Oval on Sunday with a 3-2 series win. at the 5 match Series Several West Indies players showed some outstanding performances.

Rovman Powell scored a century and Jason Holder took four wickets in a row in the final. Akil Hossain also excelled with the ball as well as the bat at one point.

As a result, the West Indies players have been able to move up a few places in the latest ICC T20I rankings due to their prowess in the England t20 Series.

Accordingly, Akeal Hosein and Jason Holder have achieved career best positions in the latest ICC T20I rankings for bowlers, after guiding West Indies to victory in the fifth match against England in Bridgetown.

Left-arm spinner Hosein has jumped 15 places to the 18th spot after picking up 4 for 30 in the final T20I. He finished with six wickets in three matches that were considered for the latest update to the rankings.

Fast bowling allrounder Holder, who rattled England with four wickets in four balls to finish the series-decider with 5 for 27 and scalped nine in the last three T20Is, has moved up three spots to 23rd with a gain of 20 rating points.

The other notable movers in the T20I bowling rankings were Sheldon Cottrell (up 10 places to 31st).

Among the batters, Nicholas Pooran has gained eight places to 18th after hitting a total of 113 runs in the three matches which includes 70 in the third T20I.

Brandon King and West Indies captain Kieron Pollard have also gained big in the rankings. King moved up 25 places to 58th, while Pollard jumped 15 places to 60th.


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