In the just finished T20 World Cup semifinal versus New Zealand, Babar scored the game-winning fifty.
The captain, however, did not have a good start to the competition as he only scored 39 runs in the Super 12 stage of the game, drawing criticism from both spectators and various commentators.
In the championship game, he managed to score 32 runs as Pakistan failed to prevent England from winning.
Over the course of the tournament, Babar was only able to score 124 runs overall at an average of 17.71 and a strikeout rate of 93.23 innings.
Suryakumar Yadav, an Indian middle-order batsman, continues to hold the top spot in the batting rankings, according to the rest of the standings.
Mohammad Rizwan, a wicketkeeper-batsman for Pakistan, is ranked second, followed by Devon Conway of New Zealand and Aiden Markram of South Africa, who are ranked fourth and fifth, respectively.
After playing a significant part in his team’s successful campaign, England’s opening batsman Alex Hales saw a significant increase in rating.
“Alex Hales, who scored an undefeated 86 from 47 deliveries against India in the semi-final, was also spotted moving up significantly in the rankings, moving up 22 spots to No. 12. With 212 runs at an average of 42.40, Hales finished as England’s second-highest run scorer in the T20 World Cup, according to a news release from the ICC.
Sam Curran of England, who bowled three strikes against Pakistan in the championship match, earned Player of the Match honours and rose two points in the rankings of bowlers to take the number five spot. Rashid Khan of Afghanistan and Wanindu Hasaranga of Sri Lanka continue to hold the top two spots, respectively.
Adil Rashid, an England spinner, has advanced five spots in the rankings to take third place.
“Adil Rashid has benefited most from his outstanding performances in the final against Pakistan and the semi-final against India. Rashid moved up five ranks to No. 3 with statistics of 1/20 and 2/22 in the two matches, respectively, according to the press release.
Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh, Mohammad Nabi of Afghanistan, and Hardik Pandya of India continue to hold the top three slots in the all-rounders rankings.