Virat Kohli Jump to 15th position in the ICC T20 rankings

2 min readSep 14, 2022

ICC has updated the Men’s T20 rankings fowling the end of the Asia Cup

Virat Kohli has climbed 14 spots to №15 on the batters’ chart. His rise was fueled by a strong Asia Cup, in which he scored 276 runs in five innings at an average of 92.00 and a strike rate of 147.59.

Virat Kohli
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He also hit his maiden T20I century at the tournament, an unbeaten 122 against Afghanistan, ending a century drought that had lasted 1020 days across formats. Only Mohammad Rizwan scored more runs than Virat Kohli, and Rizwan continued to hold the top spot on the batters’ table with a total of 281. Aiden Markram took up Babar Azam’s №2 place after the batsman had a disappointing Asia Cup.

Whereas Rohit, who scored 72 runs against Pakistan in the Asia Cup, is currently one spot ahead of Kohli in 14th place.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the Asia Cup’s leading wicket-taker with 11 wickets, made significant progress, climbing from 11th to the seventh spot, placing him among top ten bowlers.

Wanindu Hasaranga, Sri Lanka’s all-rounder, excelled in both bowling and batting. As a result, he was also chosen as the Player of the Asia Cup Tournament. In terms of bowling, Wanindu Hasaranga has accomplished marvels as a result of his outstanding performance at the Asia Cup. He moved up three places in this ranking to sixth spot with 692 points. In contrast, Josh Hazlewood of Australia fast bowler is now in first place with 792 points.




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