ICC T20 Rankings: Virat Kohli jumps to career-best 2nd place
India batsman Virat Kohli achieved a career-best 2nd position in the ICC T20 rankings after India lost to Sri Lanka in the World T20 final at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Sunday.
“India pair of Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin has attained career-best rankings, at the end of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014, in the latest Reliance ICC Player Rankings for T20 batsmen and Reliance ICC Player Ranking for T20I bowlers respectively,” the ICC said in a statement.
Kohli, who was adjudged player of the tournament, finished as the leading run-scorer with 319 runs at a 100-plus average that included four fifties. Consistent performances helped Virat gain 68 rating points that took him one place ahead. He is now just 3 points behind Australia's Aaron Finch.