Dravid ninth in ICC ODI rankings
Dravid slipped two places to ninth in the batting ratings while Pathan shares seventh spot with Vaas in the bowlers ratings.india Updated: Dec 29, 2005 13:34 IST
Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid and left-arm pacer Irfan Pathan are the only Indians in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day international (ODI) top 10 player rankings.
Dravid slipped two places to ninth in the batting ratings while his deputy Virender Sehwag lies at 19th. Sachin Tendulkar occupies the 21st spot followed closely by wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 23rd.
Australian captain Ricky Ponting is atop the batsman's list while countryman Adam Gilchrist is second. South African captain Graeme Smith is in the third spot.
In the one-day bowlers ratings, Pathan shares seventh spot with Sri Lanka's Chaminda Vaas. The only other Indian in the top 20 is Harbhajan Singh, who occupies the 11th spot.
Australia's Glenn McGrath is on top of the bowling list followed by compatriot Brett Lee. South Africa's Shaun Pollock is in third to complete the Australia-Australia-South Africa podium in both the batting and bowlers lists.