Virat Kohli, the seasoned batsman of the Indian cricket team, is once more approaching the top spot as the number one batsman in the ODI format. His exceptional display in the 2023 World Cup is laudable, tallying an impressive 765 runs throughout the tournament. This remarkable performance has resulted in a significant surge in his ODI ranking, propelling him to the third position with a total of 791 rating points.
Virat Kohli has made a push to dethrone his compatriot as the No.1 ODI batter 👀
— ICC (@ICC) November 22, 2023
Kohli Closing the Gap on Gill:
In the current ODI format rankings, Shubman Gill holds the top spot with 826 rating points. Virat Kohli, standing at 791 rating points, trails Gill by a mere 35 points, closing in on the top position held by the young sensation.
Threat to Babar’s Position:
Pakistani skipper Babar Azam stands second in the latest ODI rankings, securing 824 rating points. The gap between Kohli and Babar is a mere 33 rating points, indicating a potential shift in the hierarchy.
Rohit Sharma’s Remarkable Surge:
Rohit Sharma, the ‘Hitman,’ showcased his batting prowess in the World Cup 2023, elevating him to the fourth position with 769 rating points. His stellar performance in the tournament saw him amass an impressive 597 runs.
Keshav Maharaj Leads the Bowling Pack:
In the bowling department, Keshav Maharaj holds the coveted number-1 spot with 741 rating points. Following closely is Australian pace ace Josh Hazlewood with 703 points, securing the second position.
Indian Pacer Duo’s Standings:
Indian speedsters Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah trail closely in the bowling rankings. Siraj stands third with 699 points, while Bumrah holds the fourth spot with 685 points, with Siraj experiencing a slight dip of one point in the latest rankings.