Sachin 'Top' 10dulkar back on ICC chart

Published: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 17:53 [IST]
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Sachin 'Top' 10dulkar back on ICC chart

New Delhi: After his spectacular knock in Sri Lanka, Sachin Tendulkar has returned to the top 10 in the ICC rankings. The master blaster slammed his 44th one day ton in the final at Colombo on Monday, leading India to a tri-series win.

Tendulkar who was named man of the tournament for the tri-series in Sri Lanka, has jumped up five places to reach the number seven position. This is the first time in ten months that master blaster has returned to the top 10.

Scorecard: India Vs Sri Lanka, Final

Sachin who imporved on his ranking after he scored 211 runs in the last series, had slipped out of the top 10 after the home series against England.

Thilan Thushara, Ishant Sharma and Lasith Malinga have also moved in the right direction, jumping six places each to 24th, 33rd and 42nd positions respectively.Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Player Rankings (as of 15 September, after tri-nation series in Sri Lanka and before the start of fifth ODI between England and Australia)

Top 10 ODI players

Rank       Player                Team     Points

  1          MS Dhoni              Ind       825

  2          Yuvraj Singh         Ind       778

  3          S.Chanderpaul      WI       759

  4          Chris Gayle            WI      756

  5          AB de Villiers         SA       752

  6          Mike Hussey         Aus      746

  7          S. Tendulkar         Ind       737

  8          Graeme Smith        SA       731

  9          Virender Sehwag  Ind      721

 10         Herschelle Gibbs    SA      712


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