India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli achieves career-best Test ranking of 11

While South Africans AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla top the list of Test batsmen, Virat Kohli's century in 97 in the Johannesburg has helped him earn 37 rating points.

updated: December 23, 2013 20:29 IST
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Dubai: Star Indian batsman Virat Kohli jumped nine places to achieve his career-best 11th spot in the latest Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen issued on Monday.

Kohli, who stroked 119 and 96 in the two innings in the first Test against South Africa, was the second highest-ranked Indian after Cheteshwar Pujara, another centurion in the same match in Johannesburg, who remained on seventh spot after earning 37 rating points. (Also read: Kohli shocked South Africa did not go for win vs India)

South African A B de Villiers, one of the two South African centurions to help draw the Johannesburg Test, leads the rankings. He leads compatriot and second-ranked Hashim Amla by 25 ratings points.

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