England Women’s Cricket Team Soars in Rankings Ahead of T20 World Cup

England Women's Cricket Team Skyrockets in T20 Rankings!

England Women’s Cricket Team Soars in Rankings Ahead of T20 World Cup

The England Women’s Cricket Team has seen a significant rise in the ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings, following their successful tour of New Zealand. This comes just months before the commencement of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.

Heather Knight’s team dominated the Kiwis with a 4-1 series victory in the five-match T20I series. They have also started the ODI series on a high note, with a commendable win in the first 50-over match in Wellington.

A record partnership between Amy Jones and Charlie Dean secured ICC Women’s Championship points for England in Wellington. For more details, visit #NZvENG and https://t.co/FVemWaGPiy.

Charlie Dean, the off-spinner, emerged as the leading wicket-taker in the T20I series with seven wickets. Consequently, she climbed nine places to second, just behind teammate Sophie Ecclestone, in the updated T20I bowlers’ rankings.

Women’s T20I Bowler Rankings

Other notable performances include pacer Lauren Bell (up six places to 12th) and all-rounder Nat Sciver-Brunt (up eight spots to 47th). New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr also made progress, moving up two places to 13th.

Maia Bouchier, England’s opener, topped the run-scorers’ list in the T20I series with a total of 223 runs, averaging 55.75. This performance propelled her 28 places up to 25th in the T20I batters’ rankings.

Women’s T20I Batter Rankings

Heather Knight maintained her 23rd place after scoring 185 runs in the series, while young talent Alice Capsey moved up eight places to 30th, just behind Australia’s top-ranked batter, Beth Mooney.

Beth Mooney further solidified her top position with an unbeaten half-century in Australia’s 10-wicket victory over Bangladesh in their T20I series opener. Alyssa Healy, her opening partner, also moved up three places to seventh after scoring an unbeaten half-century in Mirpur.

Nigar Sultana, Bangladesh’s captain, played a crucial role in the match with an excellent 63* and was rewarded with a three-spot rise to 16th in the T20I batters’ rankings.

Women’s ODI Batter Rankings

In the ODI rankings, Australia’s Ellyse Perry moved up one place to fifth after scoring 64 runs in the series against Bangladesh. Kim Garth, her teammate, climbed five spots to 22nd in the ODI bowlers’ rankings. Bangladesh’s Rabeya Khan also moved up four places to 47th after taking two wickets in three matches.

Women’s ODI Bowler Rankings

Amy Jones of England achieved a new career-high rating, moving up 10 places to 17th in the ODI batters’ list, following her unbeaten 92 off just 83 deliveries in the opening match against New Zealand.

New Zealand’s Suzie Bates improved five spots to 11th in the same list after scoring a half-century in the same match. England’s Kate Cross (up two spots to fourth) and New Zealand’s Jess Kerr (up two places to 16th) also saw their rankings improve after their commendable performances in Wellington.