Perry, Bates Ascend in ICC Women’s ODI Batting Rankings

Perry & Bates Skyrocket in ICC Women's ODI Batting Rankings!

Perry, Bates Ascend in ICC Women’s ODI Batting Rankings

In the latest ICC Women’s ODI Batting Rankings, former top-ranked batters Ellyse Perry from Australia and Suzie Bates from New Zealand have made significant strides. England’s Amy Jones has also reached a career-high 17th position, following their noteworthy performances in the ICC Women’s Championship matches.

Perry’s impressive unbeaten 27 in the final match of the Women’s Championship series against Bangladesh in Mirpur, which Australia clinched 3-0, has propelled her back into the top five of the batting rankings. The rankings are currently topped by England’s Nat Sciver-Brunt.

Bates has climbed five positions to 11th after scoring 50 in the first ODI against England in Wellington. Jones, who scored a crucial 92 not out from 83 balls, aiding her team to a four-wicket victory, has ascended 10 places.

Charlie Dean from England, along with Zimbabwe’s Chipo Mugeri-Tiripano and captain Mary-Anne Musonda, are all jointly ranked at 61st following the latest weekly update to the women’s rankings. The update also takes into account performances during Papua New Guinea’s tour of Zimbabwe.

In the ODI bowling rankings, England’s Kate Cross and Australia’s Kim Garth have reached career-best standings. Cross’s two-wicket haul for 24 runs in Wellington has boosted her two places to fourth position, while Garth’s Player of the Match performance of three for 11 in Mirpur has elevated her from 27th to 22nd.

Other notable advancements include Bangladesh’s upcoming leg-spinner Rabeya Khan (up four places to 47th), Perry (up three places to 49th), and Zimbabwe’s medium-fast bowler Josephine Nkomo (up 23 places to 58th).

In the Women’s T20I rankings, Alyssa Healy has climbed three places to seventh position among batters after her match-winning 65 not out in the first T20I in Mirpur. Bangladesh captain Nigar Sultana has also risen three places to 16th after scoring 63 not out.

Significant progress in the batting rankings has also been made by South Africa’s Anneke Bosch (up three places to 17th), England’s Maia Bouchier (up 28 places to joint-25th), England’s Alice Capsey (up eight places to 30th), and Zimbabwe captain Musonda (up eight places to 42nd).

In the bowling rankings, England off-spinner Charlie Dean has reached a career-best second position after claiming five wickets in the last two matches of their series against New Zealand, including a four-wicket haul in the fourth match.

Her teammate Lauren Bell has also achieved a career-best 12th position. Other players making strides in the rankings include Amelia Kerr of New Zealand, Georgia Wareham of Australia, Marufa Akter of Bangladesh, and Marizanne Kapp of South Africa.

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