ICC ODI Rankings: Indian team seem stable with rankings, even after losing the South Africa tour

Virat gets back to the second position while Rohit’s position remains stable at 3 in the ICC ODI Rankings.


Babar leads the batting category rankings followed by Virat Kohli and Rohit in second and third positions. Quinton’s intense form helps him to come in fifth place, while Aaron Finch, Jonny Bairstow, David Warner, and Kane Williamson appear in the top 10, with the rankings being 6, 7, 8, and 9 respectively. Rassie as per his performance joins the veteran batsmen’s group in 10th position with 750 points.

Former captain of the Indian team, Virat Kohli regains his spot of the second position in the ICC Men’s ODI Rankings in the batsman category. The elegant performance in South Africa helped Virat to come up to the 2nd position.

Virat stepped down from the Test leadership after losing the away series of the South Africa tour. Virat scored a total of 116 runs in the ODI series which includes two brilliant fifties.

Rested player and newly appointed captain Rohit Sharma remains unchanged in the ODI Rankings despite not being able to play the South Africa series. Ross Taylor joins Rohit Sharma in the third position of ICC Men’s Batting ODI Rankings with the score being 801.

Virat on the other hand is up with 836 points while Pakistani skipper Babar Azam dominates the batting rankings with 873 points. Babar Azam also won the “ ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year” for the year 2021, with an average score of 67.50.

Dominating the series against team India, South African players see an improvement in the ICC ODI Rankings. Rassie breaks into the top 10 while Quinton’s fierce form helps him to jump up to spot number 5 with the rating points being 783. Rassie on the other hand appears in the top 10 with 750 points.