Sydney, July 8 : Australian left-arm fast bowler Nathan Bracken's strong showing in the recent series against the West Indies has propelled him to the top of the one-day bowling rankings.
Bracken replaces New Zealand's Daniel Vettori in the No. 1 position, with Shane Bond, Muttiah Muralitharan and Chaminda Vaas rounding out the top five.
Bracken's Australian fast bowling contemporaries, Mitchell Johnson and Brett Lee, are ranked seventh and eighth respectively.
Bracken led all-comers with eight wickets at 19.75 in the five match series against the West Indies, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.