Written byParth Dhall
Rahul had delivered the goods in the T20I series against New Zealand.
Notably, England captain Eoin Morgan displaced Kohli in the rankings after his terrific display against South Africa.
Further, Pakistan batsman Babar Azam is the number one T20I batsman.
Top 10 batsmen: Babar Azam (Pakistan), KL Rahul (India), Aaron Finch (Australia), Colin Munro (New Zealand), Glenn Maxwell (Australia), Dawid Malan (England), Evin Lewis (Windies), Hazratullah (Afghanistan), Eoin Morgan (England) and Virat Kohli (India)
The Indian opener Rahul was in splendid touch against the Black Caps in the white-ball leg.
In five T20Is, he scored 224 runs at an average of 56. The tally included two fifties as well.
He was also the highest run-scorer of the series.
His last 8 T20I scores read as- 91, 45, 54, 56, 57*, 27, 39 and 45.
The Indian skipper had an average T20I series by his standards.
He could muster only 105 runs in 4 innings against New Zealand at 26.25.
His highest score came in the first T20I wherein he scored 45 off 32 balls.
This resulted in him losing his spot to Eoin Morgan.
Kohli will look to improve his record ahead of the World Cup T20.
Morgan's resounding run led England to a 2-1 series victory after they lost the first T20I.
His 22-ball 57 in the third T20I helped England chase the mammoth 223-run target.
The southpaw struck seven sixes and ended with a strike rate of 259.09.
He was the leading run-scorer of the series, having amassed 136 runs in 3 T20Is.
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