This post consist of list of best batsman in the world in 2020 . This information is based on the ICC Ratings and Rankings , hence these are totally genuine and correct. In this list of best batsman in the world 2020 the third entry is the latest and the most shocking entry .
1. Virat Kohli – “The Chase Master”
The Run Machine
It’s none other than the Indian Captain Virat kohli. With more than 245 ODI matches he has impeccable records and over 11500 runs in ODI only. The king Virat kohli has an average of 59.85 and has scored 43 centuries in 50-50 format and has mind blowing average of 64.73. He has agressive gameplay and has perfect timing to the ball. Cover drive , Flick , Backfoot Punch are his favourite shots.
ICC Ratings – 886 points
Hitman of Indian cricket team
At the second spot we have the opening batsman from the world’s best team Rohit Sharma as one of the key players of Indian cricket team and is one of the best opener batsman till date. He plays lazy elegant shots and has record for most double centuries by any batsman in ODI cricket in the world that is , three double centuries against Australia(209), Srilanka(264) and one more against Srilanka(208*) and has the record for the highest individual score in 50-50 format of 264 not out against Srilanka. Rohit has outstanding stats , he has played more than 220 ODI matches and scored around 9100 runs and has whooping batting average of 49.27 . Rohit Sharma has scored 29 International ODI centuries and 43 half centuries. Pull shot , Lofted Cover Drive are his favourite shots .
ICC Ratings – 868 points
The backbone of Pakistan cricket team Babar Azam is third in this list. He is one of the most shocking entry in this list as he has just started his international career and has already achieved a lot. One of the best batsman from Pakistan ever , Babar has proper cricketing shots and plays shots with class . Babar has the ability to score high scores and the youngest batsman in our list . Till date he has played 74 international matches and has scored more than 3300 runs and has amazing average of 54.17 . He has scored 11 centuries till date and has top score of 125 not out . The most important player of Pakistan cricket team favourite shot is cover drive.
ICC Ratings – 829 points
4.Francois du Plessis
The current test and T20 captain of South African Cricket team we have faf du Plessis . The middle order batsman has been playing for his country for a while now and has scored 5500 + runs in 143 ODI matches . An outstanding batting average of 47.47 and has scored 12 centuries and around 35 half centuries. He was also in the fourth spot in last year’s best batsman list and is still at the same spot. He has been playing consistently and has helped his country to win close matches .
ICC Ratings – 815 points
Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor , the former New Zealand captain is at the fifth spot in our list . He is currently playing for his country and is the most experienced batsman of New Zealand Cricket team . Ross Taylor is known for his calm and long innings. He has started his ODI career back in 2006 and made debut against Srilanka and has played 228 ODI matches till date and scored more than 8000 international runs and has great batting average of 47.86 . He has a total of 20 centuries and 50 half centuries . His highest one day score is 181 not out . He has struggled a lot in his starting days as he was unable to get high score but playing for a while now he can play in long run as well as can change the match at any point .
ICC Ratings – 810 points
The blasting left handed opener batsman from Australian Cricket team we have David Warner at sixth spot . One of the lesser known facts about David Warner is that he is the first Australian cricketer in 132 years to be selected for a national team in any format without experience in first-class cricket. He has been playing for more than 10 years for Australian Cricket team and he made his debut against South Africa in 2009. David Warner is considered as one of the best left handed opener batsman and is compared to The legend Brian Lara because of his consistency . David Warner has played 119 International ODI matches and scored more than 5100+ runs . He has brilliant batting average of 46.27 . He has been the highest scorer in IPL 2018,2019 edition . David Warner has scored 18 centuries and 20 half centuries and has a top score of 179.
ICC Ratings – 796 points
The Current Captain of New Zealand Cricket team we have Kane Williamson at seventh spot . Kane is one of the most polite and gentlemen cricketer ever . He made his debut in 2010 in international Cricket format against India in U -19 cricket tournament . Kane Williamson has a nickname of ” cool cat ” because of his calm and positive nature in handling tough situation . This right handed kiwi batsman is the most consistent and important batsman of New Zealand Cricket team . He has played 149 ODI matches in which he has scored more than 6100+ runs and has excellent batting average of 47.90 . He has scored 13 centuries and 39 half centuries till date and has a top score of 148 .
ICC Ratings- 789 points
Joseph Edward Root is currently the captain of England test cricket team is at eighth spot . Joe Root made his debut against India in 2013 . Root has jumped up many positions from last year rankings and is now in list of top 10 batsman in the world and is one of the most hardworking batsman of England Cricket team and has played 143 ODI International Cricket matches till date and has scored more than 5800 runs . Batting at an mind blowing average of 51.36, he is considered as the future of England Cricket team . He has scored 16 centuries and 31 half centuries and his top score is 133 not out .
ICC Ratings – 776 points
9.Quinton de kock
The left handed wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de kock is at ninth spot in our list . The young talented batsman from South Africa is the captain of South African ODI Cricket team . He was named as the Cricketer of the Year at Cricket South Africa’s 2017 Annual Awards . Quinton de kock made his debut at international 50-50 format in January 2013 against New Zealand . Quinton de kock has played 115 International ODI matches in which he has scored more than 4900 runs and has consistent average of 45.01 . Till date he has scored 14 centuries and 24 half centuries and has great conversion rate that is whenever he passes 50 then there are almost 59 % chances that he will score a century . His top score is 178 ,also he has jumped many positions to make it in the top 10 list of best batsman.
ICC Ratings- 773 points
The right handed opening batsman and the captain of Australian Cricket team in limited overs we have Aaron Finch who secured the last spot in our top 10 list . This amazing batsman is known for exploding and attacking batting as a proof he has two records of highest individual score in T20 international that is 172 against Zimbabwe , beating his own record of 156 against England in 2013. He became the first player in T20Is to reach the 900 rating mark on the official T20I rankings . Finch made his ODI debut in 2013 against Srilanka . Till now Finch has played 122 ODI International Cricket matches and has scored more than 4700 runs . He also has a quite impressive batting average of 41.05. In his ODI career he has scored 16 centuries and 24 half centuries and he has a top score of 153 not out .
ICC Ratings- 769 points