ICC Men’s Cricket Ranking: After leading West Indies to win in the fifth match against England in Bridgetown, Akeal Hosein and Jason Holder have risen to career-best ranks in the new ICC T20I rankings for bowlers.
Jason Holder, the series’ highest wicket-taker with 15, moved up three ranks to 23rd. Hosein, a left-arm spinner, has surged 15 positions to 18th after taking 4 for 30 in the fourth T20I. In three matches that were examined for the most recent update to the rankings, he finished with six wickets.
From England’s side, Moeen Ali has led from the front, and his form has resulting ascended the cricket ranking climbing in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings.
Despite the visitors losing the five-match series 3-2 in Barbados, Moeen shone as captain. In England’s batting innings, Moeen scored 108 runs at a strike rate of 146 between the middle and late overs, while also capturing five wickets at an economy rate of 7.15 overs.
In the fourth match of the series, he also demonstrated his ability to clear the rope with seven staggering sixes in a blitz of 63.
Moeen (205) moves into third place behind Mohammad Nabi (265) and Shakib Al Hasan in the ICC Men’s T20I All-Rounder’s rankings, leapfrogging Glenn Maxwell and Wanindu Hasaranga (231).
Kieron Pollard, the captain of the West Indies, vaulted 14 places into the top 20 all-rounder rankings after getting dismissed only once in the series and hitting at 140 with the bat. He also has four wickets to his name. Other significant climbs included Jason Holder (up 15 ranks to 34th) and Romario Shepherd (up 12 spots to 70th).
The most noticeable change in the hitters’ rankings came from Nicholas Pooran (up to eight spots to 18th), who led the series in runs with 164 with a strike rate of 122. Brandon King has also made major gains and jumped 25 spots to 58th.
On the bowling side, Adil Rashid maintained his third-place position, but it was opposition spinner Akeal Hosein who stole the show, moving up 15 places to 18th with his eight wickets.