Here’s The 2018 Top-ranked International Test Cricket PlayerIndian national team captain Virat Kohli has ended the year 2018 as the top-ranked Test cricketer in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Rankings.
Kohli, who achieved the highest rating points (937) ever by an India batsman during the year, scored 1,322 runs in all.
Kohli surpassed Australian international cricketer and former captain of the Australian national team Steve Smith in August and has now held the top position for 150 days.
A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the Best batsmen in the world.He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team’s captain since 2013.
Kohli has been the receiver of several prestigious awards such as the ICC Cricketer of the Year in 2017; ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012, 2017 and Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 2016, 2017.
He was given the Arjuna Award in 2013, the Padma Shri under the sports category in 2017 and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the highest sporting honour in India, in 2018.
Kohli is ranked as one of the world’s most famous athletes by ESPN and one of the MOST VALUABLE athlete brands by Forbes.
In 2018, Time magazine named Kohli one of the 100 most influential people in the world.