Virat Kohli storms back to No.1 in ICC’s rankings for batsmen in T20 Internationals

first_imgIndian batting superstar Virat Kohli displaced Australia’s Aaron Finch to reclaim the number one spot in the ICC’s rankings for batsmen in T20 Internationals.(Full World T20 Coverage )Kohli has been in sensational form this year. He had amassed 199 from three T20Is against Australia earlier this year, with scores of 90 not out, 59 not out and 50. (I’m less special than you, Sachin paaji: Virat Kohli )The 27-year-old was rested for the three-match series against Sri Lanka but he was back at his best in the Asia Cup T20. His 49 against a hostile Pakistan pace on a green Dhaka pitch earned him rave reviews.Kohli carried his outstanding form to the ICC World Twenty20 and has so far smashed 184 runs from four matches, with scores of 23 against New Zealand, 55 not out against Pakistan, 25 against Bangladesh and an epic 82 not out off 51 balls against Australia, which in fact helped India storm into the semi-finals. (Virat Kohli a greater chaser than Sachin Tendulkar: Sourav Ganguly )Kohli is so far the highest-scorer in the Super 10s of the World T20 with 184 runs from four matches at an average of 92. The Delhi dasher has been hailed by several former cricketers. Sourav Ganguly said Kohli was a better chaser than Sachin Tendulkar while Ian Chappell said reckoned that Kohli places the ball better than the legendary Brian Lara.Finch did not find a place in Australia’s XI for their first two matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh. He returned for the game against Pakistan and top-scored with 43.advertisementlast_img read more