Kohli ranked No. 2 among Take a look at batsmen
Virat Kohli has moved up three areas to 2nd jam within the ICC rankings for Take a look at batsmen following a prolific home series in opposition to Sri Lanka. Kohli is furthermore the No. 1 batsman in ODIs and T20Is, however trails Steven Smith by forty five facets in Tests, leaving him looking emulating Ricky Ponting as the handiest batsman to protect the tip evil throughout formats on the same time.
Kohli scored 610 runs in 5 innings within the Take a look at series in opposition to Sri Lanka, making a hundred and back-to-back double centuries. The 243 within the zero.33 Take a look at in Delhi become Kohli’s profession-greatest ranking, and helped him overtake David Warner, Cheteshwar Pujara, Kane Williamson and Joe Root within the rankings.
While Kohli has 893 facets, Smith’s lead is substantial in Tests – his tally of 941 final week become the joint fifth-very top in Take a look at historical past. Smith is on the 2nd on 938 facets. Ponting held the No. 1 evil concurrently throughout formats in 2005-06, and Matthew Hayden is the handiest other batsman to had been top-ranked throughout formats.
For Sri Lanka, their captain Dinesh Chandimal broke into the tip ten for the principle time in his profession: he moved up eight spots and is on the 2nd ninth after making 366 runs within the Take a look at series in opposition to India.
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