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Swann shoots up ICC rankings

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Graeme Swann has made huge progress in the ICC one-day bowling rankings as a result of his displays against Pakistan

England off-spinner Graeme Swann has climbed up to third in the ICC one-day bowling rankings following his impressive performances in the NatWest Series against Pakistan.

The Nottinghamshire bowler took 3-26 in Wednesday's final match and finished with 11 wickets in the series. As a result he has jumped 15 places in the rankings and now lies behind only New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori and Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan.

James Anderson has climbed four places to 12th while Stuart Broad remains sixth. Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal is up to 13th after claiming nine scalps across the five matches.

Another man on the move is Eoin Morgan who is up six places to 14th in the batting rankings after scoring 225 runs in the series, including an unbeaten 107 at the Rose Bowl.

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