ICC T20 rankings: India opener Shafali Verma regains prime spot | Cricket Information
Huge-hitting teenage Indian batter Shafali Verma rose a rung to reclaim the highest spot within the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) ladies’s T20 rankings, driving on her nice performances within the ongoing collection towards South Africa at house.
The 17-year-old, who grabbed the highest place for the primary time after serving to her aspect attain the knockout part of the T20 World Cup final 12 months in Australia, has leapfrogged Australia’s Beth Mooney with scores of 23 and 47.
The Indian crew, nevertheless, has conceded a decisive 0-2 result in the guests within the three-match collection. South Africa opener Lizelle Lee is one other one to achieve within the rankings despite the fact that the big-hitting opener misplaced her prime spot within the ODI rankings inside every week of changing England’s Tammy Beaumont, the ICC mentioned in an announcement.
Lee has gained three slots to achieve eleventh place amongst T20I batters after a match-winning 70 helped South Africa to a profitable 2-0 lead. Laura Wolvaardt has risen 5 locations to twenty fourth after guiding her crew to victory with an unbeaten 53 within the second match, whereas captain Sune Luus (up 5 locations to thirty eighth) and Nadine de Klerk (up three locations to 74th) are the opposite South Africans to advance within the batting checklist.
For India, Deepti Sharma has moved up 4 locations to fortieth and teenager Richa Ghosh has rocketed 59 locations to eighty fifth amongst batters whereas younger all-rounder Harleen Deol has progressed in each lists, up 262 locations to 99th amongst batters and up 76 locations to 146th amongst bowlers.
Left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad has superior from thirty fourth to twenty fifth. There have additionally been some notable adjustments within the ODI rankings.
Within the replace to the longer format, India captain Mithali Raj, a previously top-ranked batter, has moved up one place to eighth after an unbeaten 79 whereas Priya Punia has moved as much as 5 locations to 53rd. Gayakwad is up eight locations to thirty eighth amongst bowlers.
The 4-1 collection win noticed South Africa overtake England to second place within the ODI crew rankings whereas India stay fourth.