Sehwag still Test No.1 bat, says ICC

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Dubai, June 8 (ANI): Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag continues to be world cricket's number one batsman in the Test format, as per the rankings of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for Test batsmen.

An ICC release here said Sehwag is leading the list with 863 points and is followed by South Africa's Hashim Amla (842) and Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene (836).

Left-handed opener Gautam Gambhir (824) and batting great Sachin Tendulkar (805) are the other two Indian batsmen in top-10 at number six and seven positions respectively. VVS Laxman (14) and Rahul Dravid (16) also had their rankings unchanged.

In the bowlers list, India's Zaheer Khan is at number six and spinner Harbhajan Singh is at seventh.

In the teams' list, India are at the top with 124 points followed by South Africa (120) and Australia (119). (ANI)

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