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Virat Kohli is back on top of the perch after some great knocks for India in the World T20 2016IANS

India vice-captain Virat Kohli continues to dominate headlines. After being all over the news for his sensational innings against Australia in the ICC World T20 2016 and his timely intervention to rescue his former girlfriend Anushka Sharma from social media trolls, Kohli is in the news again Tuesday after reclaiming his No. 1 spot in the ICC T20I rankings for batsmen.

The 27-year-old displaced Aaron Finch from the top of the rankings. 

"India's Virat Kohli, who averages 92 after scoring 184 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of over 132, has reclaimed the number-one batting position. Kohli had entered the tournament 24 points behind Aaron Finch, but has now opened up a 68-point advantage over the Australian," the ICC stated in their media release.

India take on West Indies in the second semifinal of the ICC World T20 2016 in Mumbai Thursday and the match will be expected to be an exciting clash.

While the batsmen are expected to dominate proceedings at the Wankhede, the bowlers will also want to have their say.

West Indies will bank on Samuel Badree, who has been one of the most impressive bowlers for the Caribbean side in the ongoing tournament in India. Badree moved to the No. 1 spot in the ICC T20I rankings for bowlers, pushing India's R Ashwin down to the No. 3 spot.

The 35-year-old leg spinner has taken a total of six wickets for the West Indies in the competition -- three against Sri Lanka and three against Afghanistan.

India, New Zealand and West Indies, meanwhile, remain stationed at the top three spot of the ICC T20I rankings for teams. England, the other semifinalists, are fifth, level on points with fourth-placed South Africa, who disappointingly crashed out of the World T20.

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