4 Indian batters to be crowned World No.1 in ICC ODI rankings

Shubman dethrones Babar Azam

Shubman Gill climbed to top spot in the ICC ODI rankings for batters and dethrones Babar Azam from the top spot. Siraj took the World No.1 spot in the bowler rankings from Shaheen Afridi.

He became the second fastest to gain the top spot in the ICC ODI rankings for batters. Gill achieved the feat after played just innings in his career. He has a stunning record in ODI cricket with just 2136 runs in ODI cricket at an average of 61 with six hundreds to his name.

Shubman Gill

Sachin Tendulkar

The GOD of cricket was the first Indian to achieve the massive feat. Sachin climbed to the World No.1 rankings in ICC rankings in 1996. His highest rating came in 1998. He occupied the number on ranking at various points in his career in 2001,2002,2003,2004 and 2008.

Virat Kohli

Virat holds the record for being the Indian spending the most days at the top of the ICC ODI rankings (1258). He achieved the highest rankings points for any Indian in the ICC rankings which was 911.

Virat Kohli holds the spot in the ICC rankings on a number of occasions in his career and climbed to top spot in 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019 ,2020 and 2021.

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Dhoni was the fastest Indian to ever climb to the number one spot in the ICC ODI rankings having achieved the milestone after 37 innings in his career. He holds the spot for the first time in 2006 which was less than two years after his debut. Dhoni again achieved the number one ranking again in 2008.