The Indian Test Skipper Virat Kohli has now attained his career best Test Ranking of No.4 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Ranking for Batsmen.
Indian Test Skipper Kohli jumped up 10 places in the ICC Test Ranking to reach his all-time best Ranking of No.4. In the Second Test against England at Vishakapatnam, Kohli received Man of the Match award for his scores of 167 and 81 (248 runs) in the match to help India win the match with ease of 246 runs.
The 28-Year old Kohli’s previous best ranking in Tests was No.10 and the Third Test against England at Mohali will help Kohli to push his Ranking to the top. Undoubtedly Kohli is the best Batsman of present era and his Rankings in all three Formats prove it. Kohli is currently placed at No.2 in ICC ODI rankings for Batsmen below South African superstar Ab de Villiers and is No.1 in ICC T20I Ranking for Batsmen.
Skipper Virat Kohli scored 167 runs in First Innings and 81 runs in the second Innings in second Test between India and England which helped him to get 97 points in the Rankings. Currently the ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen is topped by Australian Skipper Steve Smith with 897 points and second position is held by England’s Joe Root with 844 points then lies Kane Williamson of New Zealand with 838 points and Virat Kohli comes next with 822 points.
The Third Test between India and England starts Saturday at Mohali and Kohli is just 16 points behind Kane Williamson and 22 points Joe Root. If Kohli plays another fantastic knock he can jump to No.2 position in the Ranking. Moreover skipper Kohli has spectacular record at Mohali and will surely look to make it even better.