Dubai:Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday reclaimed the number one position in the Test rankings, following his stupendous show with the bat in the just concluded Test series against Australia.
Tendulkar was the highest run-getter with 403 runs in the two-match series, which India won 2-0.
Tendulkar also scored his sixth double hundred and was adjudged Man Of The Series.
The Indian batting legend has now 891 points, according to the ICC ranking table on its website.
It is the first time in eight years that Tendulkar has topped the batting table. He achieved the number-one ranking on 22 August 2002 when he scored 193 in his 99th Test to help India beat England by an innings and 46 runs at Headingley.
Virender Sehwag is the next best Indian at number three with 819 points, behind Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara (874).