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Virat Kohli: Can he become no. 1 batsman in Test cricket soon?

Virat Kohli: Can he become no. 1 batsman in Test cricket soon?

Virat Kohli, who appears to be a terrific form these days, scored a brilliant 167 and 81 in the Visakhapatnam Test against England, to reach career high fourth ranking in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen. 

Virat Kohli jumps to fourth spot in ICC Test rankings after brilliant show at Vizag against England

Virat Kohli jumps to fourth spot in ICC Test rankings after brilliant show at Vizag against England

Virat Kohli slammed his 14th Test hundred against England at Visakhapatman and amassed 248 runs from two innings as hosts won the match by 246 runs.

South African Kagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock achieve career-hight spots in ICC Test rankings

South African Kagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock achieve career-hight spots in ICC Test rankings

The 21-year-old is the fourth South Africa fast bowler to feature inside the top 20 after Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander (11th) and Morne Morkel (13th).

What India needs to do against Alastair Cook-led England to consolidate No. 1 Test ranking

What India needs to do against Alastair Cook-led England to consolidate No. 1 Test ranking

A 3-2 series win will lift India to 116 points, while a 4-1 series win will put them on 119 points and they will jump to 122 points in case of a 5-0 win.

England's tour of India: Can Virat Kohli's aggressive captaincy help hosts take revenge from Alastair Cook & Co?

England's tour of India: Can Virat Kohli's aggressive captaincy help hosts take revenge from Alastair Cook & Co?

India`s head coach Anil Kumble has already stated that the team would not be taking the opposition lightly, especially considering the fact that there are players of the caliber and quality of Joe Root, Cook and James Anderson besides others, who can easily take away the game on their own.

India vs New Zealand: We'll continue to play aggressive cricket in ODIs, says Ajinkya Rahane

India vs New Zealand: We'll continue to play aggressive cricket in ODIs, says Ajinkya Rahane

Talking about his new role as vice-captain of the Test side, Rahane said he relishes the responsibility of Virat Kohli's deputy.

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur praises Virat Kohli as the one of the best he has ever seen

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur praises Virat Kohli as the one of the best he has ever seen

Mickey Arthur also praised Virat Kohli's style of captaincy.

Ravichandran Ashwin surges to the top of ICC Test rankings with career best 900 points

Ravichandran Ashwin surges to the top of ICC Test rankings with career best 900 points

Ashwin, who was named man of the series after he finished with 27 wickets in a 3-0 sweep by India, now has 220 wickets.

India to get USD 1 million on achieving the No. 1 position in ICC Test rankings

India to get USD 1 million on achieving the No. 1 position in ICC Test rankings

India dethroned Pakistan at the top of Test teams' charts.

Honoured to to receive the ICC Test Championship mace and being recognized as the best, says Virat Kohli

Honoured to to receive the ICC Test Championship mace and being recognized as the best, says Virat Kohli

The side that tops the ICC Test Team Rankings on that date will receive a cash award of USD 1million.

Proud moment for Virat Kohli as Sunil Gavaskar hand-overs the ICC Test Mace – WATCH

Proud moment for Virat Kohli as Sunil Gavaskar hand-overs the ICC Test Mace – WATCH

India dethroned Pakistan as the No. 1 Test team in the ICC World Rankings.

Wriddhiman Saha, Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar take giant leaps in ICC Test rankings

Wriddhiman Saha, Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar take giant leaps in ICC Test rankings

Australia skipper Steve Smith continues to lead the batsmen`s list followed by England`s Joe Root, who rose one spot to unsettle Williamson.

Test players must provide excitement, says Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli

Test players must provide excitement, says Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli

The series against the Black Caps marks the start of a packed programme of international cricket for India who also host England, Bangladesh and Australia later this season.

Virat Kohli & Co dethrone Pakistan as No. 1 team in Tests; beat New Zealand by 178 runs in 2nd Test

Virat Kohli & Co dethrone Pakistan as No. 1 team in Tests; beat New Zealand by 178 runs in 2nd Test

India skipper Virat Kohli paid tribute to his bowlers, but also praised wicketkeeper and batsman Wriddhiman Saha, named man of the match for his unbeaten half-centuries in both innings against New Zealand`s aggressive seamers.

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test PREVIEW: Virat Kohli & Co eye number 1 spot in ICC Test rankings

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test PREVIEW: Virat Kohli & Co eye number 1 spot in ICC Test rankings

With 10 wins and two draws in their last 12 matches, India have been unstoppable on home turf in a journey that began with the 1-2 series loss against England in December 2012.

India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli says rankings don't motivate him as they shift focus from the process

India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli says rankings don't motivate him as they shift focus from the process

A win against New Zealand at Eden Gardens would propel the Indian team to the pinnacle of Test rankings. India lead the three-match series 1-0 following a 197-run win in the first Test at Kanpur.

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli & Co will dethrone Pakistan from top spot if they win at Eden Gardens

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli & Co will dethrone Pakistan from top spot if they win at Eden Gardens

Virat Kohli and his men are now one victory away from reclaiming the ICC Test Championship mace from Pakistan.

I admire Virat and learn a lot from him, says Kane Williamson

I admire Virat and learn a lot from him, says Kane Williamson

Williamson, Kohli along with Joe Root and Steve Smith are the 'Big Four' among world cricket's premier batsmen and the New Zealand captain said each has different strengths.

Misbah-ul-Haq's conversation with wife Uzma on Twitter is a HUGE hit on the internet!

Misbah-ul-Haq's conversation with wife Uzma on Twitter is a HUGE hit on the internet!

Among the thousands of fans who wished Misbah on social media, one wish was extremely special for him as it came from his wife Uzma.