Proteas

AB rockets up Test rankings

2010-11-29 16:41
AB de Villiers (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - AB de Villiers has jumped up to 5th place in the latest ICC Test batting rankings following his South African record score against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi. It is the first time he has had a top 10 ranking in this format of the game.

The Proteas are well represented in the top 10 with Jacques Kallis at No. 4, De Villiers at No. 5 and Graeme Smith at No. 9. Hashim Amla (14) is also in the top 20.

Dale Steyn remains the highest ranked Test match bowler with Morne Morkel at No. 6 and Paul Harris at No. 15.

Kallis also retains his spot as the world’s highest ranked all-rounder.

ICC Test Player Rankings (as of 29 November 2010)

Batsmen:

1. K Sangakkara         
2. Sachin Tendulkar     
3. Virender Sehwag         
4. Jacques Kallis       
5. AB de Villiers       
6. S.Chanderpaul        
7. M Jayawardena      
8. Jonathan Trott  
9. Graeme Smith       
10. T Samaraweera      
11. VVS Laxman        
12. Hashim Amla     
13. Ricky Ponting        
14. Chris Gayle         
15. Michael Clarke        
16. Simon Katich         
17. Younus Khan        
18. Ross Taylor         
19. Rahul Dravid         
20. Tamim Iqbal

Bowlers:

1 Dale Steyn  
2 Graeme Swann
3. Zaheer Khan      
4. Mohammad Asif
5. James Anderson    
6. Morne Morkel            
7.  Mitchell Johnson       
8. Harbhajan Singh      
9. Doug Bollinger            
10. Shakib Al Hasan      
11. Mohammad Amir        
12. Stuart Broad             
13. Daniel Vettori            
14. Peter Siddle                 
15. Paul Harris                    
16. Ishant Sharma            
17. Chris Martin              
18. Jerome Taylor            
19. Steven Finn                
20. Ajantha Mendis         

Allrounders:

1. Jacques Kallis     
2. Daniel Vettori   
3. Shakib Al Hasan
4. Stuart Broad   
5. Shane Watson  

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