Shivnarine Chanderpaul back as No.1 test batsman. He is a West Indies batsman who has retrieved to the top position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings. This took place after he made two half-centuries in the Dominica Test wherein Australia won by 75 runs. In the year 2008 in Dubai, Shivnarine Chanderpaul succeeded in winning the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year at the LG ICC Awards. He hit 68 and 69 and acquired 19 ratings points which aided him to progress through South Africa's duo of AB de Villiers and Jacques Kallis. The news of Shivnarine Chanderpaul back as No.1 test batsman was a big thing for all the cricket lovers all over the world.
In July 2008, Chanderpaul had first reached the top of the batting chart. Soon after continuing at the top of the table for the following seven months, this 37-year-old Guyanese player for a short time dropped to second spot in February 2009, the time he hit one and 55 against England in the second Test in Antigua. On the other hand, Shivnarine has came back to the top spot three Tests afterwards following scores of 147 not out and six in the fifth in addition to most recent Test in Trinidad against England at Queen's Park. In May 2009 three months later, he lost his top spot to Pakistan's Younus Khan. Shivnarine Chanderpaul back as No.1 test batsman was a great event of pride for the whole West Indies. Once more Chanderpaul will turn up in England as the No.1 ranked batsman same way as he did in May 2009.
West Indies' Kemar Roach has earned two additional places in the Test bowler rankings and at the present is on a career-best 16th position subsequent to figures of one for 72 and three for 40.