ICC T20I Rankings: Virat Kohli reclaims the number five spot

Rajdeep Saha
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ICC T20I Rankings: Virat Kohli reclaims the number five spot
ICC T20I Rankings: Virat Kohli reclaims the number five spot

17 Mar 2021: ICC T20I Rankings: Virat Kohli reclaims the number five spot

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has reclaimed the number five spot in the ICC T20I Rankings for Batsmen.

After scoring a duck in the first T20I against England, the 32-year-old responded with two successive fifties.

India trail the five-match series 2-1 and need to win the next encounter to remain alive.

Here are the complete details of the T20I Rankings.

Rankings: Kohli has 744 rating points

Kohli has gained one spot to go fifth in the T20I Rankings.

The star batsman has 744 rating points.

Notably, Kohli played a match-winning knock of 73* in the second T20I, helping India launch a fight.

He then scored 77* in the third T20I after rescuing his side from a spot of bother.

India lost the match by eight wickets but Kohli dazzled.

Rankings: T20I Rankings for Batsmen: A look at the top five

England's Dawid Malan tops the show in the T20I Rankings for Batsmen with 894 rating points.

Australian skipper Aaron Finch (830) holds the second place.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam moved to third (801), displacing KL Rahul, who slipped to fourth.

Rahul has endured a horrific run in the ongoing series against England, scoring 1, 0, and 0.

He is followed by Kohli.

Bowlers: ICC T20I Rankings for Bowlers: Presenting the key details

In the ICC T20I Rankings for Bowlers, Rashid Khan continues to occupy the top spot (736 rating points).

England's Adil Rashid is fifth with 699 rating points.

Notably, the top eight spots are governed by spinners in the Rankings for Bowlers.

India's Washington Sundar is 11th, having amassed 631 points.

Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah and Shardul Thakur dropped down to be 23rd and 27th respectively.

Fact: Bairstow and Buttler gain, Roy slips

England duo Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler rose to 14th and 19th in the T20I Rankings respectively. Meanwhile, Jason Roy dropped down to 24th, despite scoring 49 and 46 in the first two T20Is.

ODIs: ODI Rankings: Shai Hope breaks into the top 10

In the ICC ODI Rankings for Batsmen, West Indies' Shai Hope broke into the top 10.

The right-handed batsman scored 258 runs at 86.00 in the recently concluded ODI series against Sri Lanka.

He has risen to eighth after gaining five spots.

Hope has 773 rating points as Kane Williamson and Quinton de Kock dropped a position to be ninth and 10th respectively.