News – CAPTAIN Aaron Finch received some consolation after Australia’s defeat in the tri-series final against Pakistan, with news that he’d become the highest rated international T20 player since the format began.

Summary

  • CAPTAIN Aaron Finch received some consolation after Australia’s defeat in the tri-series final against Pakistan, with news that he’d become the highest rated international T20 player since the format began.
  • The opener was the first player to break the 900-point mark in the ICC rankings as he moved up three places to finish the tri-series in Harare against Pakistan and Zimbabwe as the top-ranked batsman in T20I.
  • Finch touched the 900-point mark following his record-breaking knock of 172 against Zimbabwe in Harare on 3 July, and finished the series on 891 points, comfortably atop the rankings.
  • In the latest player rankings Finch leads Pakistan’s left-handed opener Fakhar Zaman by 45 points.
  • In the T20I team rankings, Pakistan retained the top position with their tri- series victory while India overtook Australia to take second place after clinching their three-match series against England 2-1.


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