Virat Kohli rises to career-best 2nd in ICC T20I Rankings

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Published: Monday, April 7, 2014, 11:59 [IST]
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Mirpur, Apr 7: Virat Kohli has achieved a career-best second position in the latest ICC T20I Rankings for Batsmen, which were released today.

Kohli had an outstanding World T20 in Bangladesh. The right-hander won the Man of the tournament award after scoring 319 runs. Kohli, with a rating points of 889 is second in the table.

Virat Kohli rises to career-best 2nd

India lost to Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final on Sunday. In the title clash too, Kohli was in sublime form, scoring 77.

The ICC Rankings were updated after the completion of World T20 yesterday. Suresh Raina is the other Indian in the top ten of the rankings.

The table is headed by Australia's Aaron Finch with 892 rating points. England's Alex Hales, who hit a century against Sri Lanka in the tournament, is placed third followed by Brendon McCullum at fourth.

Yuvraj Singh, who was under fire by his fans for a slowish 11 off 21 in the World T20 final, is placed at 12th.

ICC T20I Rankings For Batsmen (As of April 7, 2014 after the World T20)

1. Aaron Finch

2. Virat Kohli

3. Alex Hales

4. Brendon McCullum

5. Kusal Perera

6. Faf du Plessis

7. JP Duminy

8. Ahmed Shehzad

9. David Warner

10. Suresh Raina


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