Babar Azam snatched the first position from Virat Kohli
National cricket team captain Babar Azam snatched first position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI batting rankings from Indian cricketer Virat Kohli.
Babar Azam, the captain of the national team who batted brilliantly against South Africa, has moved up to number one in the ODI rankings. The three-match series against South Africa proved to be very useful for the right-handed Pakistani batsman.
Babar Azam scored 228 runs at an average of 76 in the three-match series against South Africa, including a century and a half-century.
Before the series began, Babar Azam was second in the ICC batting rankings. Babar Azam is third in the T20 rankings while he is fifth in the Test rankings.