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ICC T20I rankings: Virat Kohli storms into top 10 after heroics vs West Indies

  • Dec 12, 2019
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Virat Kohli, who scored 183 runs from 3 matches in the T20I series against West Indies, has moved back into the top 10 of the ICC rankings for T20I batsmen.Virat Kohli has entered the ICC's top 10 rankings at T20 International after advancing from the lead in India's 2-1 series victory over West Indies.Virat Kohli, the joint T20Is top scorer with Rohit Sharma, managed 94 not out in Hyderabad before falling on 19 in Thiruvananthapuram. With the series on the line, Kohli came out with all the aggression to score 70 runs from just 29 balls.Not surprisingly, Virat Kohli was named the man-of-series for his amazing performance. In addition, Virat Kohli moved 5 places to number 10 in the ICC T20I batsmen rating.KL Rahul, who was named Man-of-the-Match in Mumbai T20I, moved three places to No. 6, while Rohit Sharma, whose only important match in the series was in Mumbai, slipped to ninth.It was another exciting year for Virat Kohli. He is already the best player in ODI and Test, is likely to end 2019 as the top scorer in international cricket for the fourth year in a row.HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli moved 5 places to No.10 in the ICC rankings for T20I batsmenVirat Kohli amassed 183 runs against West Indies in the T20I seriesVirat Kohli is the only batsman with averages in excess of 50 in all 3 international format

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Indian women's tour of Australia postponed to next season

  • Dec 31, 2020
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MELBOURNE, Dec. 31 (PTI) The Australian cricket company said Thursday that the Indian women's team has waited for the resumption of international cricket since the ongoing suspension of the coronavirus outbreak and their scheduled tour of Australia has been postponed for next season for Ind vs Aus.The Indian team, which last played the T20 World Cup Final in March, was scheduled to play three ODI(Ind vs Aus) matches on January 22 in Canberra, January 25 in Melbourne, and January 28 in Hobart.However, the governing body added that the tour(Ind vs Aus) will now be part of preparations for the 2022 World Cup, which have been postponed to March-April due to the pandemic, and will include three Ind vs Aus T20Is.Read What was said on Ind vs Aus Women:"We very much hope that an expanded schedule between the Australian and Indian teams will be presented for the next season, which will be a great result for fans in both countries," Nick Hockley, Acting Executive Director, said in a statement."We initially hoped to play against India this summer, but the impact of the global pandemic made it necessary to postpone it until next season. India lost to Australia by 85 shots in its last international match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground."It would be great to host the Indian women's team once again, which was center stage in the unforgettable T20 World Cup Final at the MCG International Cricket World Cup in March, and do so with a much more expanded schedule than was originally planned," Hockley said.The dates and locations of the postponed tour will be confirmed in due course.Also read: Big Bash 2020-21 Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers | Preview, probable XI, Much More