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Samuels, Sammy make headway in rankings

Marlon Samuels ... has made a big jump

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates,  CMC – In-form West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has vaulted a whopping 20 places in the Test batting rankings, following his outstanding performance in the just concluded second Test against England at Trent Bridge.

ICC Test rankings

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Selected positions from the International Cricket Council Test rankings released on Tuesday: BATTING: 1 Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI)       865 2 AB de Villiers (SA)                            821 3 Jacques Kallis (SA)                           819 4 Younus Khan (PAK)                         797 5 Kumar Sangakkara (SL)                  779 6 Alastair Cook (ENG)                        776 7 Thilan Samaraweera (SL)              772 8 Michael Clarke (AUS)                      771 9 Hashim Amla (SA)                           763 10 Ross Taylor (NZ)                            761 22 Darren Bravo (WI)                        660 35 Marlon Samuels (WI)                  552 55 Darren Sammy (WI)                    435 56 Kirk Edwards (WI)                       428 74 Adrian Barath (WI)                     339 88 Denesh Ramdin (WI)                  310 99 Kieran Powell (WI)                      265 BOWLING: 1 Dale Steyn (SA)                               886 2 Saeed Ajmal (PAK)                       835 3 James Anderson (ENG)              793 4=Graeme Swann (ENG)               769 4=Rangana Herath (SL)                 769 6 Stuart Broad (ENG)                     766 7 Vernon Philander (SA)             764 8 Ben Hilfenhaus (AUS)                756 9 Peter Siddle (AUS)                     740 10 Abdur Rehman (PAK)            739 17 Kemar Roach (WI)                   626 25 Darren Sammy (WI)                541 40 Ravi Rampaul (WI)                  386 52 Shane Shillingford (WI)         307 81 Marlon Samuels (WI)              149

DPP clears Jack Warner of CFU bribery charges

Works Minister Jack Warner

(Trinidad Guardian) Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard has ordered the termination of investigations into an alleged bribery scandal involving Works Minister Jack Warner in his former capacity as president of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) during a meeting at the Hyatt Regency, Port-of-Spain, on May 10-11, 2011.