T20 games have become the most excited and favorite format of cricket for the fans which has increased its importance. Every team wants to be on top so below is the list of Current ICC Top 10 T20 Cricket Teams 2016.
1. Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan team has played 18 matches recently and is at the top of our list of Top 10 Best T20 Cricket Teams 2016 with 1979 points. Their ratings are 132. They have achieved this spot due to the good performance of their most experienced player like Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara who are also in the top 10 players list for T20 and Test matches.
2. West Indies
The current ICC Twenty20 World Champions West Indies are at the second position. They have grabbed 2008 points and rating of 126. With their two major player Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels being in the list of Top 10 T20 players West Indies is increasing its ranking day by day.
The current World Champion and former T20 Champion is holding its position at No.3 with 1789 points and a 119 rating. Having dangerous players like Virat Kholi and M.S. Dhoni India is a tough team to defeat.
Pakistan has played the highest number of T20 Internationals in years. After 29 matches they have 2491 points and 119 rating. Having one of the best bowling attack in the world with bowlers like Saeed Ajmal and Umer Gul Pakistan is a difficult team to beat in the ground.
England cricket team is improving its game through including new talented players in the team and mixing them with the old experienced players. After playing 26 matches they have scored 2283 points with 114 rating. With players like Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott and bowlers like James Anderson england is getting better after every match.
6. South Africa
The No.1 team in Test rankings has not been able to perform very well in T20 Internationals. They have played 22 matches and have scored 1934 points, having rating of 114. South Africa has a very dangerous combination of players like Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn.
Once the top team in every format of cricket Australia has just not been able to keep up their performance at a consistent level in past few years. Australian team has played 23 matches,scoring 1843 points and rating of 102. The two openers of Australian team David Warner and Shane Watson are also in the top 10 players list of T20 players.
8. New Zealand
After playing 25 matches the Black Caps have scored 2035 points and a rating of 102. With their skipper Brendon McCullum leading from front as No.1 in the top 10 players list for T20 players along with Martin Guptill at No.7 New Zealand has the potential to improve their ranking.
Ireland has played 12 matches in recent years. They have scored 659 points with a 82 points rating. Ireland cricket team is quite new in International cricket compared to other teams on this list but still they are at No.9 position.
Bangladesh cricket team is very experienced in comparison to Ireland. After playing 14 matches in past months they have collected 834 points and a rating of 76 points. Shakib Al Hasan,Mushfiqur Rahim and Abdur Razzak are playing key roles in the team.
These are the Top 10 T20 Cricket Teams in 2016 according to International Cricket Council (ICC). You can find the updated rankings every time at “asportsnews” on regular basis.