Mithali Raj Moves into Top Three in Latest Rankings Table

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A stellar present by Mithali Raj within the lately concluded One-Day Worldwide collection in opposition to Sri Lanka has seen her transfer 4 spots to No. three on the ICC rankings desk. The Indian captain was prolific within the three-match collection scoring 177 runs together with a 125* within the last outing as India received the collection 2-1.Opener Smriti Mandhana with scores of 73* and 51 within the first and the third recreation retained her fourth spot on the desk whereas Harmanpreet Kaur, after a poor collection with the bat the place she aggregated simply the 24 runs throughout three video games slipped down 4 locations to No.17.

Chamari Atapattu, the Sri Lankan captain, additionally had a superb collection with scores of 33, 57 and 115 within the three outings. She rose 11 locations to No.10 on the factors desk with a career-high 628 factors. Ellyse Perry and Meg Lanning, the Australian duo, nonetheless head the checklist for batters.

In the meantime, Marizanne Kapp, the South African speedster had a terrific collection in opposition to the Windies the place she returned figures of three for 14 and four for 55 within the first and third recreation with the second ODI washed out because of rain because the three-match collection ended 1-1. Her spectacular stint with the ball sees her rise one spot to No. three on the rankings chart for bowlers.

Dane Van Niekerk, with scores of 46*, 53 and 77, rose three spots to No.12 with a career-best 601 factors whereas Deandra Dottin of the Windies additionally moved as much as three spots on the batters checklist to maneuver to No.21.

Each collection had been a part of the ICC Girls’s Championship. The desk nows stands with New Zealand, Australia and England main the way in which with the Windies, Pakistan, India, South Africa, and Sri Lanka following them.

First Printed: September 23, 2018, 8:08 PM IST


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