Riding on the back of his powerful comeback, left-arm seamer Zaheer Khan
has jumped ten places to 27th position in the latest LG ICC ODI
Another Indian pacer Munaf Patel leaped eight spots
to 39th to record his career best haul of rating points.
Zaheer was rewarded for his match-winning figures of 5 for
42 against Sri Lanka in Margoa while Munaf gained substantially following his
Wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni, moved up
one place to third place off the back of his unbeaten 67 to secure victory over
Sri Lanka yesterday.
Dhoni is now one rating point behind Ponting and if he produces
another such innings in the final match of the series, he can bag the second
Michael Hussey of Australia is still leading
the batting table while South Africa's Shaun Pollock heads both the bowling
and all-rounder charts.
After Australia's three consecutive defeats to England
in CB tri-series and South Africa's series win over Pakistan, the world
champions now hold a lead of just two points over the Proteas.
And defeat in the one-day series against New Zealand
can see the powerful Aussies come down to second spot.