Indian Captain Virat kohli reaches top in ICC ranking, left behind Sachin tendulkar


Indian Captain Virat Kohli made the fastest record of 9000 ODI runs on Sunday by scoring century in the ODI series against New Zealand on Sunday.  In India-NewZealand series, Indian captain Virat Kohli reached to the top once again with the best rating points of his career in the ICC ODI ranking.

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After showing such a terrific performance, he has become the first Indian to get the highest score against Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar in terms of ratings points.

After ten days of losing to South Africa’s AB de Villiers, Kohli once again took possession of the top once again.

The 28-year-old Delhi batsman has reached 889 ratings points at 263 runs in the three-match ODI series against New Zealand, which is the highest for any Indian batsman. This series has been named by India 2-1.

It was said in the statement of the ICC that in 1998 Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli were the Indian batsmen with the highest rating points, with 887 points this year. Opening batsman Rohit Sharma clinched 174 runs in the series and reached to 799 points, although his ranking did not improve and he remained in seventh place.

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Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni came in 11th place with a place improvement in the latest rankings. Among the bowlers, Pakistan’s Hasan Ali has been on the top, while Jaspreet Bumrah, who took six wickets in the New Zealand series, reached the career-best third place. The 2-1 victory in the series was not enough to make the Indian team number one in the rankings. South Africa (121 points) remained at the top with two points from India’s lead.