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Anderson moves to top of Test bowlers rankings

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WATCH - Anderson's magnificent seven (1:55)

James Anderson reached the 500-wicket milestone and bowled career-best spell of 7 for 42 in England's third Test against West Indies (1:55)

England seamer James Anderson has moved to No. 1 on the ICC's Test rankings for bowlers. He displaced India spinner Ravindra Jadeja, following the Lord's Test, in which he became the sixth player to pick up 500 Test wickets, and also returned a career-best 7 for 42.

Anderson, 35, became the oldest bowler to claim the top spot since Muttiah Muralitharan in July 2009 and the oldest seamer since Glenn McGrath in 2006. Meanwhile, Ben Stokes leapfrogged Moeen Ali to fourth in the allrounders' rankings. His 60 in the first innings against West Indies pushed him four places up to 20th in the batting rankings, while his 6 for 22 helped him gain two places to 21st in the bowling rankings.

West Indies batsman Shai Hope, who was the top scorer in the three-Test series with 375 runs, including twin hundreds in Headingley, jumped up 11 places to a career-best 30th. Fast bowler Kemar Roach, who was West Indies' leading wicket-taker in the series, moved up four places to 24th.