first_imgVirat Kohli returned to the top of the ICC Test rankings for batsmen after scoring 97 and 103 in a historic Test victory for India at Trent Bridge. Kohli’s 200 runs in the match helped India win only their seventh Test in England.India defeated England by 203 runs to fight back after the defeats at Edgbaston and Lord’s – the series now stands 2-1 in favour of England with two matches still to be played.Kohli is the leading scorer in Test cricket this year with 726 runs from six matches including three hundreds and three fifties. In the series against England, Kohli has scored 440 runs.Kohli’s heroics at Trent Bridge took him to 937 rating points, the highest he has reached in his career so far.READ – Virat Kohli breaks Sourav Ganguly’s record as Test captainKohli had reached the summit of the ICC’s Test rankings after scoring 200 runs at Edgbaston but slipped down to No.2 with scores of 23 and 17 in the second Test at Lord’s.READ – Virat Kohli dedicates historic Test triumph to Kerala flood victimsAn ICC release said Kohli was “now only one point outside the top 10 of an all-time rating points list: Don Bradman (961 points), Steve Smith (947), Len Hutton (945), Jack Hobbs and Ricky Ponting (both on 942), Peter May (941), and Gary Sobers, Clyde Walcott, Vivian Richards and Kumar Sangakkara (all on 938 points).”last_img read more