World T20: After 82* against Australia, Virat Kohli becomes No. 1 batsman again

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Mumbai, March 29: India's star batsman Virat Kohli has reclaimed the number one position in the latest ICC Twenty20 International Rankings for batsmen. In the T20I team rankings, India have retained their top spot.

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On Tuesday (March 29), Kohli returned to the top of the rankings, replacing Australian opener Aaron Finch, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. Kohli is the lone Indian batsman in the Top-10 ranking.

Virat Kohli is back on top of the world in T20Is

Following his incredible 82 not out against Australia in the ongoing ICC World Twenty20, Kohli has opened up a 68-point advantage over Finch. (Facts about Ind-WI semis)

So far in World T20 2016, the 27-year-old Kohli has scored 184 runs in four innings. He will be again seen in action on Thursday (March 31) as India face West Indies at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.

The second semi-final in Mumbai will witness the battle of top players. Spinner Samuel Badree is the current world number one bowler in T20Is. Chris Gayle is at 6th position among batsmen.

In the bowlers rankings, India's Ravinchandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja feature in the Top-10. Ashwin has slipped 2 places to be at 3rd while Jadeja moved up 3 spots to be at 7th.

 


ICC T20I Rankings for batsmen (As on March 29, 2016)

1. Virat Kohli - India (871 points)

2. Aaron Finch - Australia (803)

3. Martin Guptill - New Zealand (762)

4. Faf du Plessis - South Africa (741)

5. Alex Hales - England (737)

6. Chris Gayle - West Indies (724)

7. Kane Williamson - New Zealand (718)

8. Hamilton Masakadza - Zimbabwe (677)

9. Mohammad Shahzad - Afghanistan (674)

10. Shane Watson - Australia (664)


ICC T20I Rankings for bowlers

1. Samuel Badree - West Indies (753 points)

2. Imran Tahir - South Africa (740)

3. Ravichandran Ashwin - India (725)

4. Shahid Afridi - Pakisatn (674)

5. Kyle Abbott - South Africa (671)

6. Adam Milne - New Zealand (648)

7. Ravindra Jadeja - India (645)

8. James Faulkner - Australia (641)

9. Mohammad Nabi - Afghanistan (638)

Mitchell McClenaghan - New Zealand (638)


T20I Team Rankings

1. India 127 points

2. New Zealand 122

3. West Indies 120

4. South Africa 115

5. England 115

6. Australia 112

7. Pakistan 107

8. Sri Lanka 105

9. Afghanistan 81

10. Bangladesh 74

11. Scotland 59

12. Netherlands 59

13. Zimbabwe 57

14. Hong Kong 44

15. UAE 43

16. Ireland 39

17. Oman 37

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