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Mandhana, Wyatt achieve career-bests in T20I Rankings

Openers Smriti Mandhana of India and Danielle Wyatt of England have achieved career-best positions in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Player rankings after their three-match series in Guwahati, which the visiting side won 3-0.

Mandhana, the top-ranked ODI batter who led the T20I side in the absence of Harmanpreet Kaur, has gained three slots to reach third position among batters after scoring 72 runs in the three matches while Wyatt’s player of the series effort of 123 runs has helped her gain two slots and reach 17th in the list.

Tammy Beaumont and captain Heather Knight have also gained two places each to reach 26th and 33rdrespectively, while Lauren Winfield (up eight places to 45th) and Sophia Dunkley (up 16 places to 86th) are the other significant gainers in the latest rankings update carried out on Sunday.

Among bowlers, Radha Yadav has gained five slots to reach fifth position after grabbing three wickets from two matches while other left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht has also finished with three from two to gain three places and reach 56th in the list. Off-spinner Anuja Patil has moved up from 35th to 31st position.

England spinner Linsey Smith’s five wickets in the series have helped her gain 185 slots to reach 95thposition while Catherine Cross has re-entered the rankings at 71st place after finishing with four wickets in the series.

Meanwhile, England have overtaken New Zealand to reach second position in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Team Rankings, gaining three points to reach 277 points, six behind leaders Australia.

MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings (as on 10 March 2019)

 

Batters (top 10)

Rank   (+/-)     Player             Team     Pts      Avge   S/R     Highest Rating

1      ( – )      Suzie Bates     NZ       765     30.69   112      767 v Pak at Guyana 2018

2      (+1)     Deandra Dottin WI       727     26.60   127      731 v Eng at Bridgetown 2013

3      (+3)     S. Mandhana   India    698!    24.96   119      698 v Eng at Guwahati 2019

4      ( – )      Meg Lanning    Aus     695     34.04   117      783 v Win at Melbourne 2014

5      ( – )      Stafanie Taylor WI       694     35.68   105      817 v NZ at St Lucia 2010

6      (-4)      J. Rodrigues     India    672     30.40   124      742 v NZ at Auckland 2019

7      (+1)     Sophie Devine  NZ       669!    27.92   125      669 v India at Hamilton 2019

8      (+1)     Beth Mooney   Aus     663     31.69   120      747 v India at Mumbai 2018

9      (-2)      H. Kaur            India    647     28.08   105      715 v Aus at Guyana 2018

10     ( – )      Alyssa Healy    Aus     639!    22.80   122      639 v Eng at Antigua 2018

 

Other selected rankings

 

Rank   (+/-)     Player             Team     Pts      Avge   Eco     Highest Rating

17      (+2)     Danielle Wyatt Eng     566!    19.60   123      566 v India at Guwahati 2019

26      (+2)     T. Beaumont    Eng     493!    21.34  106      493 v India at Guwahati 2019

33      (+2)     Heather Knight Eng     444     17.35  110      459 v India at Guwahati 2019

45      (+8)     Lauren Winfield Eng     379*   21.09  111      486 v Pak at Chelmsford 2016

86      (+16)   Sophia Dunkley Eng     197*   24.50  100      203 v India at Antigua 2018

 

Bowlers (top 10)

 

Rank   (+/-)     Player             Team     Pts     Avge   Highest Rating

1      ( – )      Megan Schutt  Aus     796     15.45   5.76    804 v Pak at Guyana 2018

2      ( – )      Poonam Yadav India    710     14.77   5.69    735 v Ire at Guyana 2018

3      (+1)     Ellyse Perry     Aus     700     19.19   5.90    752 v NZ at Nelson 2010

4      (+2)     L. Kasperek     NZ       694     12.93   6.17    715 v Ire at Dublin 2018

5=    (+5)     Radha Yadav   India    681     18.70   6.71    695 v Eng at Guwahati 2019

(+2)     Shabnim Ismail SA       681     19.10   5.93    701 v Aus at Nagpur 2016

7      (-2)      A Shrubsole     Eng     679     14.05   5.57    754 v Win at Dharamsala 2016

8=    ( – )      D Kimmince     Aus     666!    18.96   6.53    666 v Eng at Antigua 2018

( – )      Amelia Kerr      NZ       666     22.52   5.96    679 v India at Wellington 2019

10     (-7)      S. Ecclestone   Eng     662     19.91   6.60    703 v Aus at Antigua 2018

 

Other selected rankings

 

Rank   (+/-)     Player            Team     Pts     Avge     Eco    Highest Rating

31      (+4)     Anuja Patil       India    588     22.11   5.95    641 v SA at Potchefstroom 2018

35      (+12)   Katherine Brunt Eng     574     18.98   5.14    755 v SA at St Kitts (WP) 2010

56      (+3)     Ekta Bisht        India    452     14.71   5.30    638 v Pak at Bangkok 2016

62      (+8)     Shikha Pandey India    375     26.15   6.40    444 v Tha at Kuala Lumpur 2018

95      (+185) Linsey Smith    Eng     279*!  13.71   5.64    279 v India at Guwahati 2019

 

 

All-rounders (top five)

 

Rank   (+/-)     Player            Team     Pts       Highest Rating

1      ( – )      Deandra Dottin WI       424!    424 v Pak at Karachi 2019

2      ( – )      Stafanie Taylor WI       387     519 v SL at Bridgetown 2012

3      ( – )      D. van Niekerk SA       385     388 v SL at Johannesburg 2019

4      ( – )      Sophie Devine  NZ       378!    378 v India at Hamilton 2019

5      ( – )      Ellyse Perry     Aus     369     382 v NZ at Nagpur 2016

 

For more information on player rankings, please click here.

 

Source- Sportskeeda.com

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