Deandra Dottin becomes No 1 T20I all-rounder
DUBAI (92 News) – Windies’ Deandra Dottin makes all-round gains in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Rankings, while India’s Jemimah Rodrigues climbs up to No.2 in the batters chart.
Dottin made significant upward movement in the latest rankings after a fine all-round effort in the recently concluded three-match Twenty20 International series against Pakistan which her side won 2-1.
She has moved up one spot to take No.1 position among all-rounders with a career-high rating of 424 points. Her scores of 90*, 22 and 46 helped her gain two spots to No.3 in the batters’ list while eight wickets in the series has lifted her to 26th position among bowlers.
NEW ZEALAND SWEEP T20I SERIES!
— ICC (@ICC) February 10, 2019
In the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Rankings for batters, India’s Jemimah Rodrigues has climbed four slots to No.2, while New Zealand’s Suzie Bates retains her No.1 position.
New Zealand swept the three-match series against India, but the run-getters list was topped by India opener Smriti Mandhana, who finished with 180 runs. The 22-year-old batter achieved a career-high rating of 693 points and has climbed to the sixth position in the batting rankings.
Sophie Devine, who was New Zealand’s top-scorer, also made significant gains in the batters’ chart. She has climbed three spots and now sits at No.8, after gaining career-high ratings of 669, while her captain Amy Satterthwaite is now on No.17, up six places.
Pakistan Women win by 12 runs!
Nida Dar’s fifty followed by a disciplined bowling performance helps the hosts beat Windies Women in the final T20I in Karachi. #PAKvWI
— ICC (@ICC) February 3, 2019
Among batters, South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk, Pakistan’s Bismah Maroof and Nida Dar, and Sri Lanka’s Shashikala Siriwardene have all made upward movements in the rankings.
In the bowling list, South Africa pacer Shabnim Ismail and India spinner Radha Yadav have stormed into the top 10. Ismail climbed four places to No.7, while Yadav rose a whopping 18 spots to No.10. Lea Tahuhu also made a five-place leap to No.11. Leigh Kasperek dropped three places but still remained at an impressive No.6.
— ICC (@ICC) February 1, 2019
For Pakistan, Anam Amin climbed two places to 19th, while Sana Mir rose six spots to No.28. Afy Fletcher made the most notable gains for Windies, jumping four spots to No. 20, tied with South Africa skipper Dane van Niekerk, who leaped six places after claiming three wickets against Sri Lanka. Van Niekerk’s teammate Marizanne Kapp climbed seven places to No.22 after a productive series against Sri Lanka.
India’s Deepti Sharma too continued her ascent up the bowling rankings with a five-place jump to 14th, even as Mansi Joshi rose 38 places to No.147.