Smriti Mandhana rises to career-best 2nd position in T20Is, ranked 7th in ODIs | Cricket News

DUBAI: Smriti, first Star India player Mandhana On Tuesday, she reached a career-best world number two in the T20I and moved up to seventh ODI in the latest ICC Women’s Player Rankings, thanks to her incredible display against England.
The left-handed hitter had 111 runs in the three-game T20I series against England. The performance helped her jump two places.
Mandhana, a former ODI top-ranked striker, also jumped three places to number seven after a match-winning 91 in the first ODI against England.
Among other Indians, skipper Harmanpreet Kaur zoomed four places to ninth in the ODIs, versatile Deepti Sharma moved up a place to reach 32nd position and the wicketkeeper Yastika Bhatia jumped eight places to 37th following India’s seven-wicket win at Hove on Saturday.
Deepti also moved up six spots to rank 12th in the list of bowlers.
For England, Emma Lamb and Sophie Ecclestone moved up three places each and are 64th and 72nd respectively among batters, while Charlie Dean is up to 86th in the list.
Dean is also up four places to 20th among bowlers, while Kate Cross is in the top 10 after catching two wickets with her bowling game.
In the T20I rankings, Kaur (up one spot to 14th among hitters), new pitcher Renuka Singh (up to three places in 10th place among bowlers) and spinner Radha Yadav (up four places to 14th among bowlers) made notable gains.
Versatile Sneha Rana and Pooja Vastrakar are in 41st position.
england Sophie Dunkley jumped 12 spots to 32nd after leading in scoring with 115 in the T20I series, while Alice Capsey is now 20th among batters.
Zimbabwean players Sharne Mayer (up 28 places to 39th among batters), Captain Mary-Anne Musonda (up 10 places to 50th among batters) and Precious Marange (up 24 places to 34th among bowlers), who are participating in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier in Abu Dhabi, have also moved up the rankings.

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