Tendulkar replaces Ponting as top ODI batsman

ibnlive.com
Mar 04, 2008 at 08:21pm IST

New Delhi: India's win in the CB Series against world champions Australia become more sweet after the latest ICC ranking for the One-Day International batsmen put Sachin Tendulkar as the No. 1 batsman in the world.

Tendulkar replaced Australian skipper Ricky Ponting at the top of the rankings. Indian One-Day skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is at the 10th rank.

However, the Australian batsmen still dominate the batsmen ranking with four players in the top 10.

THE MASTER: Sachin Tendulkar carries the winner's trophy as he celebrates his team's victory over Australia.

While Ponting is No. 2, opening batsman Matthew Hayden is fifth, retired wicketkeeper/batsman Adam Gilchrist is sixth and Michael Hussey is at the seventh spot.

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