Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan in Top-Five of ICC ODI Rankings for Batsmen

While Virat Kohli has maintained his position at No. 3, Shikhar Dhawan's performances against Sri Lanka has helped him take the fifth spot.

Updated: November 12, 2014 17:52 IST
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Virat Kohli (L) and Shikhar Dhawan have performed well in the ODIs against Sri Lanka. Their batting has helped them stay in the top five of ODI rankings for batsmen.


Dubai: Two Indian batsmen are now in the top five of the ICC ODI rankings, with Virat Kohli remaining at number three and opener Shikhar Dhawan climbing up the ladder to fifth after earning four places in the latest list issued on Wednesday. (In pics: When Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan inspired India to series win vs Sri Lanka)

However, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is not playing in the ongoing five-ODI series against Sri Lanka due to an injury, has slipped one place to seventh position. (Must read: Is MS Dhoni scared of playing Brisbane Test?)

Dhawan has moved up owing to his superb performance in the first three matches of the ODI series against Sri Lanka. (Also read: India deserve No. 1 ODI ranking, says Ganguly)

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