England's thumping win over India at Trent Bridge all but announced England's dominance in Test cricket but that wasn't the only prize for the English team. An unassailable series lead was coupled by some emphatic rise in the ICC rankings for the English players. From India's perspective, Rahul Dravid was the only reason to cheer about as he is now on the brink of breaking into the top 10.
First innings centurion Ian Bell broke into the top five in the Reliance ICC Test Rankings after recording a career-high batting rating after his performance at Trent Bridge.
Stuart Broad, who frustrated India on all fronts climbed to the third spot in the all-rounder rankings, while he has also jumped to seventh place in the bowling table following match figures of 8-76.