New Delhi, Dec 7: Virat Kohli moved up to the second position in the latest Test rankings for batsmen released by the International Cricket Council on Thursday. He moved up three spots from number five after his career best Test score of 243 which he scored against Sri Lanka in the Kotla Test which ended in a draw on Wednesday. In the three-match series, Kohli accumulated 610 runs including three hundreds.
Kohli is already No.1 in the ODI and T20I rankings.
Kohli scored two back-to-back double hundreds in Nagpur and Delhi including a career-best 243 at the Feroz Shah Kotla. He was named man-of-the-series as India won their ninth successive series under him.
Kohli finished 2017 with 1059 Test runs from 10 matches including five hundreds – three of them were double tons.