Bagging a top spot in ICC rankings is a huge achievement for any cricketer. In the current ICC rankings in ODI cricket, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is the top-ranked batsman. New Zealand pacer Trent Boult holds the top spot in bowler’s rankings while Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is the no.1 all-rounder.
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, who is the number one ODI batsman currently, has a rating of 848. If we take a glance at the 6 highest ratings for batsmen in ODI cricket, they all exceed the 900-mark. These batsmen reached such ratings at the peak of their batting career and also held the number 1 spot in ODI cricket in ICC rankings. In this article, we talk about 6 batsmen with the highest rating in ODI cricket.
6 Batsmen With The Highest Ratings In ODI Cricket
6. Virat Kohli- 911
Virat Kohli takes the 6th spot in this list. The Indian skipper reached a rating of 911 in ODI cricket in July 2018. Since 2017, the right-handed batsman has finished at the top spot in ICC rankings for ODI batsmen at the end of every year.
Since his debut in 2008, Kohli has played 254 ODI matches. In 245 innings, he has scored 12,169 runs at an average of 59.07. Kohli also accounts for 43 centuries and 62 half-centuries in his career so far.