Smriti Mandhana moves to career-best 2nd spot in ICC Women’s T20I rankings; 7th in ODI rankings

Harmanpreet Kaur made 91 in India women's win in 1st ODI against England at Hove.

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India’s star opening batter Smriti Mandhana has risen to the second spot in the recent update of the ICC Women’s T20I batting rankings and simultaneously reached the 7th spot in the ODI rankings.

This came after a brilliant showing with the bat in the ongoing series against England. The left-handed batter had aggregated 111 runs in the three-match T20I series against England. The performance helped her jump two places.

Mandhana, a former no.1 ranked batter in ODIs, also jumped three slots to number seven after a match-winning 91 in the first ODI against England.  

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India captain Harmanpreet Kaur moved four spots to ninth place in ODIs, all-rounder Deepti Sharma gained one place to reach 32nd position and wicketkeeper Yastika Bhatia jumped eight places to 37th following India's seven-wicket win in Hove on Saturday.

Deepti Sharma also moved up six places to 12th in the bowlers' list.

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For England, Emma Lamb and Sophie Ecclestone have gained three slots each and are 64th and 72nd among batters, respectively, while Charlie Dean is up to 86th in the list. Dean is also up four places to 20th among bowlers, while Kate Cross is in the top 10 after grabbing two wickets with her seam bowling.

In the T20I rankings, Harmanpreet Kaur moved to the 14th spot in the batting rankings, Renuka Singh entered the top 10 amongst bowlers and Radha Yadav reached the 14th spot in the bowling rankings.

All-rounders Sneha Rana and Pooja Vastrakar are in joint-41st position.

(PTI inputs)


By Jatin Sharma - 20 Sep, 2022

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