According to the most recent ICC Women’s Player Rankings, left-handed player Smriti Mardhana, who scored 111 runs overall in the three-match T20I series against England on Tuesday, moved up to world number two in T20Is and to seventh place in ODIs.
Following India’s seven-wicket victory in Hove on Saturday, wicketkeeper Yastika Bhatia stood up eight spots to 37th, all-rounder Deepti Sharma climbed one spot to 32nd, and captain Harmanpreet Kaur moved up four spaces to ninth in ODIs. A match-winning 91 in the first ODI against England helped Mandhana, a former top-ranked ODI batsman, move up three spots to number seven.
Emma Lamb and Sophie Ecclestone climbed three ranks to be placed 64th and 72nd among batters, while Deepti went up six position to 12th on the list of bowlers and Charlie Dean advanced to 86th. Kate Cross seam bowling helped Dean move up four spots to 20th place on the list of bowlers.
Fresh bowlers Renuka Singh, Radha Yadav, and a spinner all advanced seriously in the T20Is. Pooja Vastrakar and Sneha Rana shared the place of 41st. Englishwoman Sophia Dunkley moved up 12 ranks to 32nd, while American batter Alice Capsey moved up to 20th.
Sharne Mayers, Mary-Anne Musonda, and Precious Marange, all from Zimbabwe, have boosted their rankings as a result of their performances in the current ICC women’s T20 world cup qualifier in Abu Dhabi.