Tendulkar, Sehwag rise in ICC rankings

Updated: 25 January 2009 17:12 IST

Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar went up a spot to tied 10th while opener Virender Sehwag also rose a rung to 19th in the latest ICC ODI rankings.

Tendulkar, Sehwag rise in ICC rankings
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Dubai:

Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar went up a spot to tied 10th while opener Virender Sehwag also rose a rung to 19th in the latest ICC ODI rankings released on Sunday.

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni remained second while Yuvraj Singh was stuck at seventh in the latest list.

In the bowling figures, Zaheer Khan dropped a rung to tied 11th but remained the only Indian in the top 20.

Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara raced up the rankings to second with yet another good performance in his side's successful ODI series in Pakistan.

The 26-year-old's jump of four places sees him overtake team-mate Muttiah Muralitharan and push Australia's Nathan Bracken into third place. New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori still tops the table.

Australia captain Ricky Ponting has regained the fifth spot in the batting rankings while West Indies captain Chris Gayle still tops the table.

Topics : Cricket Virender Sehwag
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