Hashim Amla becomes number one ranked Test batsman

Fast bowler Dale Steyn has broken the 900-rating points barrier for the second time in his career to retain his number one position in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers, and Jacques Kallis still heads the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test all-rounders.

updated: February 04, 2013 23:33 IST
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Dubai: South African Hashim Amla on Monday became the first batsman since Ricky Ponting to head both Test and ODI rankings at the same time in the latest ICC charts.

Amla leads a number of South Africa players who continue to make impressive gains in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings.

South Africa players now head the ICC Test Player Rankings tables for batting, bowling and all-rounders after the side's 211-run win over Pakistan in the first Test at Johannesburg on Monday, which gave it a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

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