AGENCIES

DUBAI: India's star batsman Virat Kohli has maintained his number one position in the ICC T20 batsmen rankings, while off-spinner Ravichan-dran Ashwin returned to the top five in the bowlers' list, climbing up to fourth spot from seventh.Meanwhile, KL Rahul has moved up as many as 67 plac-es to be at 31st spot, riding on his unbeaten century during the two-match series against the West Indies in Lauderhill, USA. The first match of the T20 series, in which a T20I record aggregate of 489 runs were scored, saw Rahul scor-ing an unbeaten 110 in India's reply of 244 for four to West Indies' 245 for six. With the second match of the series being called off due to wet conditions, the West Indies won the two-match series 1-0 on the basis of their thrilling one-run win in the opening game and that helped the Caribbean side narrow the gap with India in the team rankings. West Indies , is now just one point adrift at 125 with India on 126.


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