Dubai: Benefitting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC ODI rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into the top-10 for the first time in his career. (Sachin Tendulkar's ODI Record Smashed by Virat Kohli)
Kohli scored 191 runs, including 127 in the final match, in India's 2-1 series win as he pushed South Africa's Hashim Amla to number three in the list, topped by Amla's compatriot AB de Villiers. (People Expect Runs From me Everytime, Says Virat Kohli)
Indian skipper MS Dhoni was the next best India batsman at number six (unchanged) while Shikhar Dhawan lost a place to be eighth. Left-handed Suresh Raina gained three places to move to 15th.