Warner, Johnson move up Player Rankings

28 Oct 2014

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David Warner and Mitchell Johnson moved up the ICC Player Rankings, after putting in solid performances during the first Test.

Warner, who scored 133 in Australia’s first innings score of 303, has moved up one place to a career-high fourth position. He now has West Indies’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul firmly within his sights as only 12 ratings point separate the two left-handers.

Johnson has also been rewarded for his contribution of three wickets in the match and scores of 37 and 61. He has now moved ahead of England’s Stuart Broad in fourth position in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test All-rounders.

Reliance ICC Test Player Rankings (as on 27 October, after Dubai Test)

1 ( - ) K.Sangakkara SL - 915
2 ( - ) AB de Villiers SA - 888
3 ( - ) S.Chanderpaul WI - 887
4 (+1) David Warner Aus - 875!
5 (-1) Angelo Mathews SL - 873!
6 ( - ) Hashim Amla SA - 863
7 (+4) Younus Khan Pak - 810
8 ( - ) Ross Taylor NZ - 795
9 ( - ) Joe Root Eng - 789
10 (-3) Michael Clarke Aus - 776

Reliance ICC Test All-Rounder Rankings

1 ( - ) R. Ashwin Ind 357*/
2 ( - ) Shakib Al Hasan Ban 350
3 ( - ) V. Philander SA 348*/
4 (+1) Mitchell Johnson Aus 301
5 (-1) Stuart Broad Eng 296

* 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