England retain No 1 Test spot, India placed fourth

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Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 17:20 [IST]
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India remain fourth in ICC Test rankings

Dubai, Jun 12: Team India remain fourth in the ICC Test Rankings, as England retain their top spot after claiming the three-Test series against West Indies 2-0 according to ICC rankings.

England (117) continue to dominate the ICC Test Rankings as they are one point ahead of the second placed South Africa (116), while Australia are placed third with 112 points and India remain in the fourth spot, with 111 points.

England could have extended the lead to another two points, if they had won the third and final Test against West Indies in Edgbaston.

While West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who did not feature in the third Test against England, retained his No 1 slot in batting, his teammate Denesh Ramdin moved 20 places to 68th in the rankings for Test batsmen.

Intetestingly, Chanderpaul scored an unbeaten 107 in the series which helped him retain the number one position.

Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian cricketer to feature in the top-20 Test batsmen list. South Africa's Dale Steyn heads the bowlers' table while India's Zaheer Khan and Pragyan Ojha have occupied the 12th and the 20th positions respectively while Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan heads the Test all-rounders' rankings table.


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