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ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli moves to the 2nd spot; Here's the list of top 5 players

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 December 2017, 15:00 IST
Virat Kohli

Adding yet another feather to his cap, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli, the most successful batsman in the Test series against Sri Lanka, has reached number two in the ICC Test rankings. In the list of rankings for Test batsmen released on Wednesday, Kohli has moved from fifth to number two. While Australian captain Steve Smith is on top.

Kohli scored a total of 610 runs in recently concluded Test series and he was also awarded as a 'man of the series' at an average of 152.50. Virat Kohli, who has been in great form, added two consecutive double centuries (213, 243) and an unbeaten century (104*). Along with this, Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score 600+ runs in the three-match Test series.

Here is the existing ranking of top 5 Test batsmen:

1. Steve Smith, Rating 938

2. Virat Kohli, Rating 893

3. Joe Root, Rating 879

4. Cheteshwar Pujara, Rating 873

5. Kane Williamson, Rating 865

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Along with this, Delhi boy is now in the top three ranking of the three formats of International Cricket. In addition to securing second place in the Test, Kohli is on the top in ICC ODI and T20 Internationals rankings.

Virat Ranking's ranking in all three format

Number-1: T-20 International

Number-1: ODIs

Number-2: Test

First published: 7 December 2017, 14:35 IST
 
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