Virat Kohli becomes No. 1 ranked ODI batsman, Rohit Sharma jumps to 15th

Virat Kohli has now become the third India batsman to hold the number-one batting rank in ODI cricket, after Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

updated: November 03, 2013 19:47 IST
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Virat Kohli on Saturday became the number one batsman in One-day cricket after a superb batting show against Australia in the just-concluded series, in which he scored 344 runs.

Kohli had scores of 61 (in Pune), 100 not out (in Jaipur), 68 (in Mohali), 115 not out (in Nagpur) and 0 (in Bengaluru).

This gave the 24-year-old a series aggregate of 344 runs at an average of 114.66, and a reward of 38 ratings points which helped him to jump three places to top of the ICC ranking table for ODI batsmen.

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