Virat Kohli loses top spot to AB de Villiers in ICC ODI rankings

South Africa skipper AB de Villiers finished as the second-highest run-getter in the three-match series against India, while Virat Kohli scored only 31 runs in his two innings.

updated: December 12, 2013 15:58 IST
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Dubai: Virat KohliStar batsman Virat Kohli lost his top position to AB de Villiers while most of his teammates, barring skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, also slipped in the latest ICC one-day rankings issued on Thursday after the 0-2 series loss to South Africa. (Click here for full coverage of India's tour of South Africa)

India, in fact, dropped two ratings points but held on to the top spot with 120 ratings points, while South Africa continued to be in fifth place with 110 ratings points, with a gain of three points.

Dhoni remained static at sixth but Shikhar Dhawan was down a rung to 10th, while Rohit Sharma found himself 18th after losing three spots. Suresh Raina, who was 19th in the previous list, is now out of top-20 and is currently placed at 23rd.

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