The BLACKCAPS maintain a presence in the latest Test Rankings for players released by the ICC.
New Zealanders figure in both the top 20 for batsmen and bowlers, with paceman keeping his place in the top 10.
Bond is in ninth place in the bowlers’ charts, which is led by Muttiah Muralidaran. (15th) is the other BLACKCAP riding high in the poll.
Captain holds 14th place in the batters’ list, which is topped by his Australian counterpart Ricky Ponting.
trails only South African duo Jacques Kallis and Shaun Pollock and England’s Andrew Flintoff as the world all-rounder charts.