South African Cricket Star Ascends in ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings
South African cricket veteran, Marizanne Kapp, has seen a significant rise in her ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings, a testament to her recent outstanding performances.
During the second match of the Proteas’ three-game ODI series against Australia, Kapp delivered a Player of the Match performance, scoring 75 and achieving figures of 3/12. This performance has led to an increase in her ranking across batting, bowling, and all-round categories.
Marizanne Kapp was instrumental in South Africa’s first-ever victory over Australia in Women’s ODIs. Read more here.
Kapp’s most notable advancement is in the ODI bowlers’ rankings, where she has jumped seven places to second position, trailing only England’s Sophie Ecclestone. This leap is attributed to her four wickets in the series, which came at an impressive average of just 10 and an economy rate of 2.85.
As a result of Kapp’s rapid ascent, Australia’s Megan Schutt has slipped to third place. However, Schutt’s teammate Alana King has moved up to 13th place in the ODI bowlers’ rankings, after leading the series with seven wickets against South Africa.
Women’s ODI Bowler Rankings
Kim Garth, the seamer, has risen to a career-high rating and 10 places to equal 28th after collecting six wickets. South African players Masabata Klaas, Chloe Tryon, and Eliz-Mari Marx have also made significant strides in the rankings.
Women’s ODI Batter Rankings
England’s Nat Sciver-Brunt continues to lead the ODI batter rankings, while Australia’s Beth Mooney remains in third place after scoring a series-high 134 runs against South Africa.
South Africa’s captain Laura Wolvaardt has slipped two places to sixth, but her teammates Tryon and Anneke Bosch have seen improvements in their rankings.
Kapp holds her eighth place in the ODI batter rankings and extends her lead in the all-rounder rankings. Tryon has also entered the top 10 for all-rounders after moving up two places.
Women’s ODI All-rounder Rankings
Australian players King, Tahlia McGrath, and Garth have also seen improvements in the ODI all-rounder rankings.