Mandhana, Wyatt achieve career-bests in T20I rankings

Danielle Wyatt
Danielle Wyatt
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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 33rd respectively, 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 95th position 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

 

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