1) AB de Villiers stands alone as number 1 Test batsman
|Ben Hilfenhaus and Ryan Harris, who saw Australia home to a 3 wkts win against the WIndies with the bat in Bridgetown, Barbados, have achieved their highest-ever....... |
2) Chanderpaul moves up to fifth place, falls for Clarke and Ponting
Dubai, 13 April 2012: Ben Hilfenhaus and Ryan Harris, who saw Australia home to a three wickets win against the West Indies with the bat in Bridgetown, Barbados, have achieved their highest-ever bowling ratings in the latest Reliance ICC Test Rankings.
Man of the Match Harris, who took three for 31 in the West Indies second innings, jumps five places to 16th in the rankings with his highest-ever ratings points of 614. Hilfenhaus, who not only took four for 27 in the West Indies second innings but also scored the match-winning run, climbs three places to eighth with 751 ratings points.
In the batting rankings Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who scored a first innings 103, has moved up three places to fifth while Darren Bravo, with 51 in the first innings and 32 in the second, has attained a career-best ratings points of 695 but remains 21st in the batting rankings.
South Africa's AB de Villiers now stands alone as the number one ranked batsman after Australia's captain Michael Clarke dropped two ranking spots to third and his predecessor, Ricky Ponting, also fell by three spots to 19th.
Reliance ICC Test Rankings (after Bridgetown Test). For more information go to www.relianceiccrankings.com. (By: ICC MEDIA RELEASE)