Dubai: India retained their third spot while Sri Lanka held on to their top position in the ICC rankings for Twenty20 teams announced on Thursday.
T20 champions West Indies are placed at the second spot with England at fourth behind India.
On the batting front, Australian Shane Watson sits firm at No. 1, while Virat Kohli is the highest placed Indian at fifth in the rankings for T20 batsmen.
With 730 points in his kitty, Kohli has equalled his highest rating points.
Apart from Kohli, the other Indian batsman to feature in the top-10 list for Twenty20 batsmen is Suresh Raina, who is placed ninth with 718 points.
Meanwhile, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, ranked 16, is the only Indian to have found out a place in the top-20 bowlers list.
Teams: 1. Sri Lanka; 2. West Indies; 3. India; 4. England; 5. South Africa; 6. Pakistan; 7. Australia; 8. New Zealand; 9. Bangladesh; 10. Ireland
Batsmen: 1. S. Watson (Aus); 2. C. Gayle (WI); 3. B. McCullum (NZ); 4. M. Jayawardene (SL); 5. V. Kohli (Ind); 6. M. Samuels (WI); 7. M. Guptill (NZ); 8. E. Morgan (Eng); 9. S. Raina (Ind); 10. D. Warner (Aus)
Bowlers: 1. S. Ajmal (Pak); 2. A. Mendis (SL); 3. G. Swann (Eng); 4. N. McCullum (NZ); 5. S. Watson (Aus); 6. N. Kulasekara (SL); 7. A. Razzak (Ban); 8. S. Afridi (Pak); 9. A. Mathews (SL); 10. S. Narine (WI)
All-rounders: 1. S. Watson (Aus); 2. M. Hafeez (Pak); 3. Y. Singh (Ind); 4. C. Gayle (WI); 5. M. Samuels (WI)