After another mammoth double-ton against the Proteas, Michael Clarke has finally reclaimed his position at the top of the ICC Test Batsman rankings. Having already notched up 1309 runs for the calender year with two tests remaining, Clarke is batting with an average of 119, needing 225 runs to overtake Ricky Ponting as the all-time leading Australian run-scorer in a calendar year. It’s the third time Clarke has reached the top position. Australia next best were Michael Hussey at 12 and Ponting at 24.
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