Virat Kohli moves to number 9 in the ICC T20 Batting Rankings, benefiting from stormy innings against Pakistan

In the latest ICC T20 batting rankings, Virat Kohli has reached 9th place. Virat was ranked 15th in the ranking released just before the T20 World Cup 2022.
Virat Kohli moves to number 9 in the ICC T20 Batting Rankings, benefiting from stormy innings against Pakistan

The matches of the ICC T20 World Cup are going on and this week's ICC T20 batting rankings has also been revealed. Virat Kohli, the former captain of the Indian team, has improved the ranking on the basis of the brilliant innings played against Pakistan. Although, he was running out of the top 10 before the T20 World Cup 2022, but now he has come back with a bang.

In the latest ICC T20 batting rankings, Virat Kohli has reached 9th place. Virat was ranked 15th in the ranking released just before the T20 World Cup 2022. He has jumped six places. At the same time, before the Asia Cup in August 2022, he was present in 35th place in the T20 International rankings.

Stormy innings played against Pakistan

Earlier in the T20 World Cup 2022, Virat Kohli played a historic innings against Pakistan. After this fabulous innings, he has got this advantage in the rankings. On Sunday 23 October, Virat Kohli played an unbeaten innings of 82 runs against Pakistan in Melbourne. This innings helped Team India to get a memorable victory.

However, Kohli has become the highest run-scorer in T20 cricket after this match. He has left behind captain Rohit Sharma. Kohli now has 3794 runs in T20 International cricket, while Rohit Sharma is at number two with 3741 runs. Kohli has also scored a century in international cricket.

At the same time, the team's star Suryakumar Yadav has suffered a loss in the recent batting rankings. Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan remains at number one while Devon Conway of New Zealand has made it to number two.

In addition, Pakistan's opener Mohammad Rizwan is in the first place with 849 points. New Zealand's Conway has entered the second place with 831 points. Meanwhile, Suryakumar Yadav has reached the third position with 828 points. The fourth number belongs to Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan. While South Africa's Markram is at number five with 762 points.

ICC T20 Batting Rankings:

RankPlayerCountryRating
1Mohammad RizwanPakistan849
2Devon ConwayNew Zealand831
3Surya Kumar YadavIndia828
4Babar AzamPakistan799
5Aiden MarkramSouth Africa762
6Dawid MalanEngland754
7Aaron FinchAustralia681
8Pathum NissankaSri Lanka658
9Virat KohliIndia635
10Muhammad WaseemUAE626

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