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Hilfenhaus, Harris get career-best ratings

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Fri, Apr 13, 2012 10:22 hrs

Dubai, Apr 13 (IBNS) Ben Hilfenhaus and Ryan Harris, who saw Australia home to a three wickets win against the West Indies with the bat in Bridgetown, Barbados, have achieved their highest-ever bowling ratings in the latest Reliance ICC Test Rankings.

Man of the Match Harris, who took three for 31 in the West Indies second innings, jumps five places to 16th in the rankings with his highest-ever ratings points of 614. Hilfenhaus, who not only took four for 27 in the West Indies second innings but also scored the match-winning run, climbs three places to eighth with 751 ratings points.



In the batting rankings Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who scored a first innings 103, has moved up three places to fifth while Darren Bravo, with 51 in the first innings and 32 in the second, has attained a career-best ratings points of 695 but remains 21st in the batting rankings.

South Africa's AB de Villiers now stands alone as the number one ranked batsman after Australia's captain Michael Clarke dropped two ranking spots to third and his predecessor, Ricky Ponting, also fell by three spots to 19th.

Reliance ICC Test Rankings (after Bridgetown Test)

Batsmen (top 30)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Ave HS Rating
1 ( - ) AB de Villiers SA 821! 49.16 821 v NZ at Wellington 2012
2 (+1) Jacques Kallis SA 819 56.78 935 v NZ at Centurion 2007
3 (-2) Michael Clarke Aus 809 49.48 855 v Eng at Headingley 2009
4 ( - ) Younus Khan Pak 797 52.44 880 v SL at Lahore 2009
5 (+3) S.Chanderpaul WI 785 49.61 901 v NZ at Napier 2008
6 (-1) Kumar Sangakkara SL 779 54.86 938 v Eng at Kandy 2007
7 (-1) Alastair Cook Eng 777 48.69 836 v Ind at Edgbaston 2011
8 (-1) Thilan Samaraweera SL 772 52.84 775 v SA at Cape Town 2012
9 ( - ) Hashim Amla SA 763 46.98 842 v Ind at Kolkata 2010
10 ( - ) Ross Taylor NZ 761 43.52 775 v Pak at Wellington 2009
11 ( - ) Graeme Smith SA 753 49.64 843 v Eng at Johannesburg 2010
12= ( - ) Sachin Tendulkar Ind 749 55.44 898 v Zim at Nagpur 2002
( - ) Azhar Ali Pak 749*! 43.17 749 v Eng at Dubai 2012
14 ( - ) Jonathan Trott Eng 744 52.70 856 v SL at Cardiff 2011
15 ( - ) Misbah-ul-Haq Pak 741 45.27 771 v Eng at Abu Dhabi 2012
16 (+1) Mahela Jayawardena SL 731 51.17 883 v Ind at Ahmedabad 2009
17 (+1) Kevin Pietersen Eng 728 49.28 909 v WI at Headingley 2007
18 ( - ) Mike Hussey Aus 722 50.62 921 v WI at Kingston 2008
19 (-3) Ricky Ponting Aus 705 53.08 942 v Eng at Adelaide 2006
20 ( - ) Ian Bell Eng 702 46.49 822 v Ind at The Oval 2011
21 ( - ) Darren Bravo WI 695*! 51.58 695 v Aus at Bridgetown 2012
22 ( - ) VVS Laxman Ind 662 45.97 781 v WI at Dominica 2011
23 ( - ) Brendon McCullum NZ 651 36.53 673 v Pak at Hamilton 2011
24 ( - ) Matt Prior Eng 647 43.09 693 v Pak at Dubai 2012
25 ( - ) Virender Sehwag Ind 644 50.79 866 v SL at Galle 2010
26 ( - ) Tamim Iqbal Ban 622 38.00 707 v Eng at Old Trafford 2010
27 ( - ) Shane Watson Aus 606 38.37 729 v Eng at Perth 2010
28 ( - ) Shakib Al Hasan Ban 596 ! 34.68 596 v Pak at Mirpur 2011
29 ( - ) Andrew Strauss Eng 594 41.01 769 v SA at Johannesburg 2005
30 ( - ) Angelo Mathews SL 586*! 40.63 586 v Eng at Colombo (PSS) 2012

Bowlers (top 20)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Ave HS Rating
1 ( - ) Dale Steyn SA 886 23.18 902 v SL at Centurion 2011
2 ( - ) Saeed Ajmal Pak 835 ! 26.70 835 v Eng at Dubai 2012
3 ( - ) James Anderson Eng 798 30.16 813 v Ind at Edgbaston 2011
4 ( - ) Graeme Swann Eng 779 27.97 858 v Pak at Lord´s 2010
5 ( - ) Rangana Herath SL 769 ! 32.09 769 v Eng at Colombo (PSS) 2012
6 (+1) Vernon Philander SA 764*! 14.15 764 v NZ at Wellington 2012
7 (-1) Peter Siddle Aus 755 29.27 768 v Ind at Adelaide 2012
8 (+3) Ben Hilfenhaus Aus 751*! 28.33 751 v WI at Bridgetown 2012
9 (-1) Stuart Broad Eng 749 31.25 777 v Pak at Dubai 2012
10 (-1) Abdur Rehman Pak 739*! 27.37 739 v Eng at Dubai 2012
11 (-1) Morne Morkel SA 733 30.03 776 v Aus at Cape Town 2011
12 ( - ) Zaheer Khan Ind 697 31.78 752 v SA at Durban 2010
13 ( - ) Shakib Al Hasan Ban 678* 31.33 680 v WI at Mirpur 2011
14 ( - ) Chris Martin NZ 651 33.59 669 v SA at Hamilton 2012
15 ( - ) Umar Gul Pak 642 ! 32.47 642 v Eng at Dubai 2012
16 (+5) Ryan Harris Aus 614*! 22.63 614 v WI at Bridgetown 2012
17 (-1) Daniel Vettori NZ 611 34.16 681 v Aus at Auckland 2000
18 (-1) Tim Bresnan Eng 600* 24.16 623 v Ind at The Oval 2011
19 (-1) Shane Watson Aus 591* 28.36 633 v SA at Cape Town 2011
20 (-1) Mitchell Johnson Aus 577 31.29 825 v Eng at Cardiff 2009

All-rounders (top five)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts HS Rating

1 ( - ) Shakib Al Hasan Ban 404 /*! 404 v Pak at Mirpur 2011
2 ( - ) Jacques Kallis SA 385 616 v Pak at Durban 2002
3 ( - ) Stuart Broad Eng 365 382 v Pak at Abu Dhabi 2012
4 ( - ) Shane Watson Aus 358 /* 394 v SA at Johannesburg 2011
5 ( - ) Daniel Vettori NZ 349 412 v Pak at Napier 2009

*indicates provisional rating; a batsman qualifies for a full rating after playing 40 Test innings; a bowler qualifies for a full rating when he reaches 100 Test wickets.
!indicates career-highest rating

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