Dravid breaks into top-10 of ICC rankings

Last Updated 18 November 2011, 10:50 IST

Dravid scored 119 and Laxman hit 176 as the home team cruised to an innings victory over the West Indies at the historic Eden Gardens. Another stalwart of world cricket, West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul (37), slipped in the other direction following his side's defeat. The Guyanese left-hander lost four places to settle for 10th.
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara retained the top spot.

Pragyan Ojha is the main mover in the bowlers' rankings as the left-arm slow bowler gained six places to 26th position, the highest ranking of his career to date.

The 25-year-old took six wickets in the second Test, helping to give India an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. South Africa's Dale Steyn continues to be the top-ranked bowler.



1 Kumar Sangakkara SL
2 Jacques Kallis SA
3 Alastair Cook Eng
4 Ian Bell Eng
5 Sachin Tendulkar Ind
6 Graeme Smith SA
7 Hashim Amla SA
8 Rahul Dravid Ind
9 Jonathan Trott Eng
10 Shivnarine Chanderpaul WI     


1 Dale Steyn SA
2 James Anderson Eng
3 Morne Morkel SA
4 Graeme Swann Eng
5 Stuart Broad Eng
6 Zaheer Khan Ind
7 Shakib Al Hasan Ban
8 Daniel Vettori NZ
9 Mitchell Johnson Aus
10 Shane Watson Aus

(Published 18 November 2011, 10:50 IST)

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