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Jacques Kallis slips down to 2nd spot in ICC rankings
ANI
Johannesburg, October 19, 2013
First Published: 12:57 IST(19/10/2013)
Last Updated: 13:15 IST(19/10/2013)

South African star Jacques Kallis has been demoted from his position as the world's leading all-rounder following his batting failure in the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, according to the latest ICC rankings.

According to Sport24, Kallis, who scored five and a duck in his two innings in South Africa's seven-wicket defeat on Thursday, has come down to No 2 in the rankings, behind Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan.

The report mentioned that Kallis' bowling figures in Pakistan's first innings were 13-2-44-0, adding that he did not bowl in Pakistan's second innings where the sub-continent team chased down the required 40 runs for victory for the loss of three wickets.

According to the rankings, Al Hasan is leading the list, followed by Kallis at No 2, India's Ravichandran Ashwin (No 3), South African Vernon Philander at No.4 and England player Stuart Broad at No 5.


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