Warner climbs rankings

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Opener David Warner has climbed three positions to 11th in the International Cricket Council's rankings for Test batsmen.

Australia opener David Warner has climbed three positions to 11th in the International Cricket Council's rankings for Test batsmen.

Warner scored 60 and 112 during a 150-run over England in Perth, which saw the hosts take an unassailable three-nil lead in the five-match series.

Fellow Perth centurions Shane Watson and Steven Smith, meanwhile, have moved to 32nd and 37th position respectively. England all-rounder Ben Stokes, on the back of a maiden ton, has gone to 73rd.

Left-armer Mitchell Johnson, who recorded match figures of six for 140, has joined England spinner Graeme Swann in 14th spot.

<b>ICC rankings for Test batsmen</b>

1. AB de Villiers (South Africa)<br>2. Hashim Amla (South Africa)<br>3. Michael Clarke (Australia)<br>4. Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)<br>5. Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies)<br>6. Ross Taylor (New Zealand)<br>7. Cheteshwar Pujara (India)<br>8. Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan)<br>9. Graeme Smith (South Africa)<br>10. Younis Khan (Pakistan)<br>11. David Warner (Australia)<br>12. Ian Bell (England)<br>13. Jacques Kallis (South Africa)<br>14. Alastair Cook (England)<br>15. Kevin Pietersen (England)

<b>ICC rankings for Test bowlers</b><br>

1. Dale Steyn (South Africa)<br>2. Vernon Philander (South Africa)<br>3. Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka)<br>4. Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan)<br>5. Ravichandran Ashwin (India)<br>6. Ryan Harris (Australia)<br>7. Peter Siddle (Australia)<br>8. Pragyan Ojha (India)<br>9. Stuart Broad (England)<br>10. Trent Boult (New Zealand)<br>11. Abdur Rehman (Pakistan)<br>12. Morne Morkel (South Africa)<br>13. James Anderson (England)<br>=14. Mitchell Johnson (Australia)<br>=14. Graeme Swann (England)

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