Indiatalking, that is because when the series began, India were a whopping 39 points ahead of the Windies, which means you should win by a bigger margin than 1-0 to justify your ranking. If you notice, India have the same number of points as Pakistan, and are 22 places behind Australia!
That means if India and Australia play now, Australia has to win 2-0 or something. But that’s only in theory, because India next play a Test in South Africa, and going by current form, I don’t see much joy there.
Another interesting statistic from the ICC individual rankings table: Rahul Dravid remains in second place in the rankings for batsmen and is now just 10 points short of his best mark. Only Ricky Ponting is ahead of him. However, Dravid’s opposite number Brian Lara is in 10th spot, which is his lowest Test ranking in five years (he averaged just 26.37 this series).
He, he, Bouncer, they played better than the West Indians, which is what matters. The guys in the Windies squad are still too busy trying to figure out which island they come from to play as a united team. That is why Clive Lloyd was such a successful captain. He showed the guys what it meant to represent the West Indies as a nation.