New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- India's explosive batter Suryakumar Yadav has extended his lead at the summit of the ICC T20I batter rankings following his quick-fire half-century against South Africa in the second T20I clash.

The right-handed batter smashed 56 in just 36 balls in a losing cause as the 'Men in Blue' fell short in the exciting clash in Gqeberha on Tuesday.

According to the latest rankings released by ICC on Wednesday, the attacking batter gained a total of 10 rating points which has further increased his lead as the No.1 ranked batter in the shortest format of cricket.

His latest exploits took his total to 865 rating points, which takes him way ahead of his nearest rivals in Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan (787 rating points) and Sout...