Virat Kohli Rises to No.2 in ODI Rankings

Virat Kohli moved a place up to pip South Africa's Hashim Amla. AB de Villiers continues to sit at the top. Rohit Sharma jumped 18 places following his record-breaking 264 to be ranked 15th.

Updated: November 17, 2014 20:15 IST
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Kohli celebrates after smashing his 21st ODI hundred.


Dubai: India vice-captain Virat Kohli rose a place to be ranked second in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings for batsmen following India's 5-0 series victory over Sri Lanka. (India Consolidate No.1 Ranking)

Teammate Rohit Sharma has vaulted to 15th as the reigning World Cup champions continue their preparations for the 2015 World Cup. (Must Read: Srinivasan Not Involved in Match-Fixing, Says Mudgal Report)

Kohli finished the series with a score of 139 not out in the fifth ODI in Ranchi on Sunday, having earlier scored 66, 53 and 49, while Rohit moved up spectacularly by 18 places after his world-record breaking innings of 264 in Kolkata, in what was the 27-year-old's second ODI career double-century.

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