This Australian batsman took over Suryakumar Yadav to become No.1 ranked T20I batter in updated ICC rankings

Suryakumar Yadav

In a thrilling turn of events, Australian opener Travis Head has claimed the coveted title of the No.1 batter in the latest T20I batting rankings. His remarkable performance catapulted him to the top spot, displacing India’s Suryakumar Yadav.

Travis Head Takes over Suryakumar Yadav in ICC Rankings

Travis Head’s left-handed prowess has been on full display during the T20 World Cup 2024. In a crucial Super 8 match against India, he smashed an impressive 76 runs and kept Australia in the hunt for a challenging 205-run chase.

Head’s stellar innings propelled him four places up the rankings, securing the number one position. Meanwhile, Suryakumar Yadav, Phil Salt, Babar Azam, and Mohammad Rizwan slipped down a spot each.

Australia Crashes Out of The World Cup Despite Travis Head’s Destructive Batting

Despite Australia’s exit from the tournament, Travis Head remains the second-highest run-getter in the T20 World Cup 2024, with 255 runs to his name.

Travis Head

While Head celebrates his new ranking, Afghanistan’s Rahmanullah Gurbaz (281 runs) and South Africa’s Quinton de Kock (199 runs) are hot on his heels. The battle for supremacy continues.

Unfortunately, Australia’s fate was sealed after their loss to India. The T20 World Cup marked the end of David Warner’s international career as well. Travis Head’s rise to the top adds excitement to the T20 cricket landscape, and fans eagerly await more thrilling performances from this dynamic batter.

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