- Kasperek, Ecclestone, Kerr and Ismail notable gainers in bowlers’ list after ICC Women’s World T20 2018
- Dottin vaults from fourth to second position among all-rounders after stellar show in 10-team tournament
Captain Harmanpreet Kaur leads a bunch of India batters making notable advances in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings while players from Australia and England have unsurprisingly made rapid gains in the latest update following the ICC Women’s World T20 2018.
Kaur, who was the second highest run-maker during the 10-team event after Australia opener Alyssa Healy, has gained three slots to reach third position. Kaur aggregated 183 runs including a match-winning 103 in the tournament opener against New Zealand.
Jemimah Rodrigues (up nine places to a career-best sixth) and left-handed opener Smriti Mandhana (up seven places to a career-best 10th) are the others from her team to move up after contributing in their team’s campaign in the Caribbean, which ended against England in the semi-finals.
Healy has gained four slots to reach eighth position for her player of the tournament effort, which saw her score 225 runs. Other batters to gain in the latest rankings update include Javeria Khan of Pakistan, who has gained seven places to reach a career-best 14th position, and Clare Shillington of Ireland, who has gained one slot to take the 19th slot.
In the bowlers’ list led by Australia’s Megan Schutt, New Zealand spinner Leigh Kasperek’s seven wickets have lifted her seven places to third position while finalists England’s Sophie Ecclestone has moved from 16th to fourth and fast bowler Anya Shrubsole from 12th to sixth place after a seven-wicket effort, which included a hat-trick against South Africa.
Other bowlers to improve their rankings include New Zealand leg-spinner Amelia Kerr (up 15 places to a career-best seventh), Delisa Kimmince of Australia (up 10 places to eighth), South Africa’s Shabnim Ismail (up 11 places to 10th), Pakistan’s Nashra Sandhu (up 25 places to a career-best 10th), Shashikala Siriwardene of Sri Lanka (up six places to 17th) and Salma Khatun of Bangladesh (up two places to 14th).
Windies’ Deandra Dottin has shot up from fourth to second in the list of all-rounders. She has overtaken Australia’s Ellyse Perry and compatriot Hayley Mathews after finishing with 121 runs and 10 wickets in the tournament. South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk has advanced one slot to reach fifth position among all-rounders.
Meanwhile, in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Team Rankings, England have overtaken New Zealand to second position in the list which continues to be topped by Meg Lanning-led Australia with 283 points after their fourth ICC Women’s World T20 title.
MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Team Rankings (top 10 as of 27 November):
MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings (as on 27 November, after the ICC Women’s World T20 2018):
BATTERS (TOP 20)
|1||( – )||Suzie Bates||NZ||694||30.68||112||699 v Pak at Guyana 2018|
|2||( – )||Stafanie Taylor||Win||656||35.68||105||770 v NZ at St Lucia 2010|
|3||(+3)||H. Kaur||Ind||632||29.01||105||635 v Aus at Guyana 2018|
|4||(-1)||Meg Lanning||Aus||623||34.04||117||721 v Win at Melbourne 2014|
|5||( – )||Deandra Dottin||Win||614||25.4||127||651 v Eng at Bridgetown 2013|
|6||(+9)||J. Rodriques||Ind||607!||32.92||129||607 v Eng at Antigua 2018|
|7||(-3)||Beth Mooney||Aus||601||31.69||120||673 v Ind at Mumbai 2018|
|8||(+4)||Alyssa Healy||Aus||575!||22.8||122||575 v Eng at Antigua 2018|
|9||(-2)||Mithali Raj||Ind||570||37.42||100||731 v Win at Ahmedabad 2011|
|10||(+7)||Smriti Mandhana||Ind||567!||22.73||114||567 v Eng at Antigua 2018|
|11||(-2)||Sophie Devine||NZ||560||26.89||125||569 v Aus at Sydney 2018|
|12||(-2)||Natalie Sciver||Eng||553||23.72||110||562 v Ind at Antigua 2018|
|13||(-5)||Elyse Villani||Aus||542||28.52||118||597 v Ire at Dublin 2015|
|14||(+7)||Javeria Khan||Pak||526!||21.55||92||526 v NZ at Guyana 2018|
|15||(-3)||Hayley Matthews||Win||520||19.54||110||539 v SL at St Lucia 2018|
|16||( – )||Lizelle Lee||SA||516||23.3||102||520 v Win at Trinidad 2018|
|17||(-3)||D. van Niekerk||SA||514||28.3||93||558 v Eng at Taunton 2018|
|18||(+1)||Bismah Maroof||Pak||511||25.01||89||581 v Ban at Karachi 2015|
|19||(+1)||Clare Shillington||Ire||508||18.52||98||613 v Pak at Dublin 2013|
|20||(-2)||Mignon du Preez||SA||504||22.01||98||556 v Eng at Johannesburg 2016|
BOWLERS (top 20)
|1||( – )||Megan Schutt||Aus||728||15.45||5.76||736 v Pak at Guyana 2018|
|2||( – )||Poonam Yadav||Ind||662||13.62||5.56||672 v Ire at Guyana 2018|
|3||(+7)||Leigh Kasperek||NZ||647||12.37||5.99||653 v Ire at Dublin 2018|
|4||(+12)||S. Ecclestone||Eng||643!||19.91||6.6||643 v Aus at Antigua 2018|
|5||(+4)||Ellyse Perry||Aus||641||19.19||5.9||687 v NZ at Nelson 2010|
|6||(+6)||Anya Shrubsole||Eng||638||13.7||5.53||690 v Win at Dharamsala 2016|
|7||(+15)||Amelia Kerr||NZ||612!||22.78||5.78||612 v Ire at Guyana 2018|
|8||(+10)||D. Kimmince||Aus||606!||19||6.54||606 v Eng at Antigua 2018|
|9||(-1)||Nida Dar||Pak||596||16.96||5.04||635 v SA at Doha 2014|
|10=||(+11)||Shabnim Ismail||SA||587||19.07||6.03||642 v Aus at Nagpur 2016|
|(+25)||Nashra Sandhu||Pak||587*!||17.94||5.01||587 v NZ at Guyana 2018|
|12||(+24)||Sophie Molineux||Aus||581*!||20.06||5.84||581 v Eng at Antigua 2018|
|13||(-7)||Rumana Ahmed||Ban||579||19.34||5.37||617 v Win at Guyana 2018|
|14=||(+2)||Salma Khatun||Ban||576||18.08||4.88||655 v Ire at Sylhet 2014|
|(-11)||Hayley Matthews||Win||576||16.39||5.83||648 v SA at Trinidad 2018|
|16||(+8)||Lea Tahuhu||NZ||569||20.7||5.87||606 v Pak at Sharjah 2017|
|17||(+6)||S. Siriwardene||SL||567||19.76||5.55||627 v Eng at Sylhet 2014|
|18||(-13)||Danielle Hazell||Eng||562||20.75||5.55||687 v NZ at Chelmsford 2011|
|19||(-15)||Anam Amin||Pak||553||21.05||5.03||656 v Ban at Delhi 2016|
|20||(-6)||Anuja Patil||Ind||552||22.07||5.96||582 v SA at Potchefstroom 2018|
ALL-ROUNDERS (top five)
|1||( – )||Stafanie Taylor||Win||353||429 v SL at Bridgetown 2012|
|2||(+2)||Deandra Dottin||Win||321||330 v Eng at St Lucia 2018|
|3||( – )||Ellyse Perry||Aus||310||321 v NZ at Nagpur 2016|
|4||(-2)||Hayley Matthews||Win||299||330 v NZ at Bay Oval 2018|
|5||(+1)||D. van Niekerk||SA||276||317 v Aus at Nagpur 2016|