Virat Kohli back in ICC top 10 T20I batsmen ranking

Virat Kohli makes his way back in the top 10 T20I batsmen ranking:

Indian skipper and star batsman, Virat Kohli, is now the only batsman who is in top 10 rankings in each format of the game, occupying the top position in the ODI and T20I rankings. Virat Kohli advanced 5 places on the ICC T20I batsmen ranking to reach the 10th spot, after his unbeaten scores of 94 and 70 runs against West Indies.

 

Virat Kohli was named the “Player of the series” for scoring a total of 183 runs in the 3-match T20I series against West Indies, as India secured the series by 2-1.

Afghanistan’s Hazratullah Zazai dropped down 2 positions to reach the 8th spot after their series against West Indies.

West Indies’ Sheldon Cottrell made his way to the 12th position in the T20I bowlers ranking after advancing 8 places, while Jason Holder climbed to the 71st spot after jumping 11 spots. India’s Washington Sundar reached the 14th position after advancing 19 spots, and Deepak Chahar jumped 22 positions to reach the 21st spot in the ICC T20I bowlers ranking.

Virat Kohli back in ICC top 10 T20I batsmen ranking

KL Rahul also advances in ICC top 10 T20I batsmen ranking alongside Virat Kohli:

KL Rahul jumped 3 positions to reach the 6th spot in the ICC top 10 T20I batsmen rankings after his blistering knocks of 91 and 62 against West Indies. Rohit Sharma dropped down 1 place and is now standing firm at the 9th spot as the 3rd Indian in the ICC top 10 T20I batsmen ranking.

West Indies’ Kieron Pollard jumped to the 79th positions after moving up 27 places ahead of his collective 105 runs in their series against India. Nicholas Pooran moved to the 83rd spot, while Shimron Hetmyer made his way to the 104th position.

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

There’s a very good reason Virat Kohli is referred to as the ‘King’. The Indian captain’s batting record is hardly matched by any other cricketer on the planet, with his aggressive approach to the game also making him a player fans flock to watch. Kohli always dreamed of representing his country in cricket and had his first opportunity as a teenager when he played for the India under-19 team in 2006, guiding the same team to a World Cup win in 2008. His senior international career took off soon after when Kohli made his one-day international debut against Sri Lanka in August 2008. He now has more than 35 one-day hundreds and many other fine performances to his name, with a high-score of 183 against Pakistan in 2012. He averages more than 50 in 50-over cricket. Kohli has been equally as impressive in the five-day game. He averages over 50 and has made 17 centuries and 14 fifties in 59 Tests. As of January 2019, he was the #1 ranked batsman in the world in both the ODI and Test formats. Kohli’s brilliance with the bat is matched by his skills as a captain in all three forms of the...

Kohli was once named as one of GQ magazine’s best dressed international sportsmen.

Test Debut date : 20/06/2011

ODI Debut date : 18/08/2008

T20 Debut date : 12/06/2010

Age : 31 years 14 days

Role : Batter

Height : 175

Batting Style : Right Hand

Bowling Style : Right Arm Medium

Team Played For : N/A

Batting Stats

Twenty20
Ings
R
82
76
2794
ODI
Ings
R
248
239
11867
Test
Ings
R
86
145
7240

Bowling Stats

Twenty20
Overs
WK
82
24.2
4
ODI
Overs
WK
248
106.5
4
Test
Overs
WK
86
29.1
0

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