Kohli Tops The ICC ODI Ratings

Virat Kohli stood as the first batsman who attained 911 rating points in the ICC ODI rankings after 1991 by his performance in the ODI series against England. By his performances against England, Kuldeep Yadav climbed to top 10 positions in the bowling ratings of ICC rankings. Virat Kohli 3

This is the first time that this china man bowler attained a place in the list of top 10 bowlers. Kohli secured his top position by attaining 911 points. He scored 75, 45, and 71 runs in the ODI series against England which he lost by 1-2.  In 1991, Dean Jones secured 918 ICC rating points.

Joe Root gained 34 points but was next to Kohli in ICC ODI ratings. He slammed two centuries to guide England towards a win in the three ODI series. He is just one point away from his highest score of 819 points.

Kuldeep Yadav picked 9 wickets from three ODIs to attain the sixth position in the ODI ratings for the best bowler. He is five places away from his teammate Jasprit Bumrah in the ICC ratings. Bumrah stands in the first position in the ICC ODI bowling ratings.

Kuldeep Yadav gained 6/25 in the first ODI against England, the best performance by a left-arm chinaman bowler and the fourth-best performance by an Indian bowler. He climbed eight positions in the ICC ratings to attain the sixth position and gain a place in the ICC ODI ratings for bowlers. England still tops the ICC ratings for ODI teams and India stands next to England.

England gained 127 points by winning the three ODI series against India with a lead of 2-1 by massive differences of 86 runs and 8 wickets respectively and India stood next to England with 121 rating points. This is the first defeat for India in a bilateral ODI series under the leadership of Virat Kohli.