Lewis eases into top five in T20s

Sat, Jun 9, '18



LONDON—Attacking West Indies opener Evin Lewis has climbed into the top five of the ICC Twenty20 batting rankings but champion off-spinner Sunil Narine has lost ground.

In the latest rankings released yesterday, the left-handed Lewis jumped one place to fifth, on 753 ratings points.

West Indies left-hander Evin Lewis.

Lewis has emerged as one of the Windies most dependable players in the shortest format, following his debut two years ago. In his last three T20 International innings, he has lashed a hundred and two half-centuries.

The 26-year-old is the only Caribbean player in the top 20, with veteran right-hander Marlon Samuels the next highest ranked batsman at 24th.

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