BCCI President congratulates Team India

Updated: 06 December 2009 09:48 IST

Cricket Board President Shashank Manohar congratulated Team India for winning the Test series against Sri Lanka 2-0 to become the world No 1 Test side.

BCCI President congratulates Team India

Mumbai:

Cricket Board President Shashank Manohar on Sunday congratulated Team India for winning the Test series against Sri Lanka 2-0 to become the world number one side in the longer format of the game.

"Mr Shashank Manohar, President BCCI and Mr N Srinivasan, Hony Secretary BCCI, congratulate the Indian team for winning the Test series against Sri Lanka 2-0. The Indian cricket team now stands at the top of the ICC Team Rankings," a BCCI release said.

Indian today became the number one Test side for the first time in its history, dislodging South Africa in the ICC rankings.

The innings and 24-run win over Sri Lanka in the third Test in Mumbai gave India a 2-0 series triumph and five rating points from the three-match rubber, taking their overall tally to 124, two rating points more than South Africa.

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