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Leading the points table, India now have 126 points while the seventh-placed West Indies (88) have gained two rating points despite losing the three-match series which concluded on Sunday.

India's Sachin Tendulkar and South Africa's Jacques Kallis remained jointly on top Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen. Both Tendulkar and Kallis have garnered 883 points each.

ICC Test Rankings: Australia have dropped to fifth place in the Test rankings after losing the Ashes series to England, who edged closer to second-placed South Africa on the latest official list issued on Friday.

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has closed the gap on Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara to just two ratings points at the top of the ICC Test Rankings following his 50th Test century in the Centurion Test which finished on Monday.

DUBAI: Struggling with his form, a downcast Australian skipper Ricky Ponting on Tuesday crashed out of top 20 Test batsmen list for the first in nearly a decade in the latest ICC ranking.

Dubai: The drawn Test series against the West Indies on Sunday pushed Sri Lanka to fifth spot, a loss of two positions, in the ICC Test ranking table, headed by India.