Originally Posted by Athlai
To be the number 1 team you need the bowlers for it, unless Tendulkar radically improves his bowling, then he is unlikely to be winning many Test matches.
They're not that far off the number 1 spot on rankings actually. Its not unforeseeable that he may play in the #1 ranked test or ODI team in his career.
Loss of Kumble obviously hurts.