With his adequate performance in the latest ODI series, against South Africa, Virat Kohli stood in 2nd place in the ICC men’s ODI batting rankings. He scored 116 runs in the three-match ODI series. After the away series against South Africa, Kohli walked out as a Test captain for Team India.
ICC men’s ODI rankings : Kohli in 2nd, and Rohit in 3rd
Rohit Sharma, who is also the vigorous player from India, has occupied 3rd position in the ICC men’s ODI batting rankings. He is also recognised as Kohli’s descendant in India ODI team. As he did not participate in the South Africa series, being in the recuperation from an affliction, he just occupied only 3rd position in the ICC men’s ODI batting rankings.
In terms of rating points, Rohit acquired 801, but Kohli defeated him by scoring 836, and stood in front of Rohit.
Greater than Kohli, the captain of Pakistan Babar Azam stood in the first position with 873 points in the ODI batting rankings. After a brilliant outing in the series against India, Van der Dussen from South Africa broke into the top 10. While Dussen scored his runs at a staggering 218, De Kock averaged 76.33, and their performances have reflected on the ODI rankings.
On the other hand, Lungi Ngidi and Keshav Maharaj scored hits in bowling rankings, where, Lungi Ngidi went up for 4 places, taking off 5 wickets at 31.40 to attain 20th position.