Kohli's deputy Rohit Sharma also remained at the second spot in the batmen's list. Kohli has 899 points while Rohit has 871. Rohit's opening partner Shikhar Dhawan is the third Indian batsman in the top ten. The left-handed batsman in the eighth.
Virat Kohli said that he is "all for freedom of choice" while responding to the backlash he received after asking a user to "live somewhere else" for liking English and Australian batsmen over Indians.