Oz pushes India to 4th position in Test rankings after Windies series win

   Apr 30, 12:31 pm

Dubai, Apr 30(ANI): Australia has pushed India to fourth place in the ICC Test championship table after winning the three-match series against the West Indies 2-0.

Australia had entered the series on equal points with India at 111, but was below the latter when the ratings were calculated beyond the decimal point, The Nation reports.

The Windies series win gave it one rating point more than India.

England (116) leads the Test Championship table, followed by South Africa (116), which is fraction of a point behind Andrew Strauss's side.

Meanwhile, West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has become the World No 1 Test batsmen after smashing two half-centuries in the Dominica Test.

No Indian batsmen features in the top-20 list, while Zaheer Khan (12) and Pragyan Ojha (20) have maintained their rankings in the bowlers' list.

Australian opener David Warner has climbed two places to 43rd spot, while Cowan has jumped six places to 60th position.

West Indies' Kemar Roach has gained two more places and is now on a career-best 16th position, West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford has rocketed 21 places to 46th place, while Australia captain Michael Clarke is at 75th spot. (ANI)

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