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Aaron Finch is currently rated 4th in the ICC T20I batting rankings

Aaron Finch is currently rated 4th in the ICC T20I batting rankings

"I wanted to finish the game in 18 overs and I know I could have scored the century but I wanted to finish the game early".

India's World Cup victor Roger Binny, Pakistani pacer Umar Gul and the Bangladeshi pair of Soumya Sarkar and Enamul Haque Jrare other four players who have been dismissed on diamond ducks, but they had made their global debuts in some other format previously.

Fakhar Zaman, who cemented his reputation as a clutch former on Sunday, has deservedly soared to number two in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) T20I player rankings for batsmen.

Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch has jumped three places to vault to the top of ICC T20I rankings for batsmen, while Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman and India's KL Rahul rose to the No. 2 and No. 3 spots respectively.

Finch, the new Australia T20I captain, had a wonderful Tri-series tournament in Zimbabwe.

Zaman, on the other hand, was responsible for taking Pakistan to a six-wicket win in the tri-series final after slamming a career-best 91 in just 46 balls, which came after a spate of good scores in the series.

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Speaking on the club's official Instagram channel, Brown said: "Dedo, my man, congratulations on how well you've done so far".

Pakistani cricketer Sahibzada Farhan, who made his T20 global debut against Australia in the T20I tri-series final, achieved an unwanted feat on Sunday.

In the team rankings, Pakistan retained their spot at the top of the ladder following their win over Australia in the tri-series final, while India kept their second position, having beaten England 2-1.

Finch touched the 900-point mark following his record-breaking knock of 172 against Zimbabwe in Harare on 3 July.

The two sides having reached the decider ahead of hosts Zimbabwe, Pakistan fought back from a slow start with the ball to restrict an initially rampant Australia to the nevertheless daunting total of 183-8 at Harare Sports Club.

The injured Babar Azam, Colin Munro and Glenn Maxwell all moved down, occupying the three spots below Finch, Zaman and Rahul, while further down on the list, there were more such interesting changes.

Australia's D'Arcy Short, Jason Roy of England and Solomon Mire have also achieved career-best rankings following the latest rankings update. He ended with a career-best 581 points and the 25th place on the table.

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