Last Update on: March 3rd, 2023 at 06:24 pm
Sri Lanka batter Vishmi Gunaratne and England spinner Charlie Dean have emerged as the winners in the Power Rankings following their remarkable performances in the recently concluded ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Gunaratne climbed 95 places to 169th in the batting rankings, while climbing 77 places to 50th in the bowling rankings.
Gunaratne, Rashada Williams, and Fatima Sana all made big strides in the ICC Women’s T20I Batting Rankings. Gunaratne impressed in the group stage with 35 runs and 24 runs against South Africa and Australia, respectively. West Indies keeper-batsman Williams climbed 50 spots after consistent performances, while Sana climbed 36 places after going through the tournament without getting out.
India wicketkeeper-batsman Richa Ghosh climbed 21 places to attain the 22nd spot in the latest ICC Women’s T20I batter rankings, after scoring 136 runs at a strike rate of 130.76 in the T20 World Cup.
South Africa openers Tazmin Brits and Laura Wolvaardt also attained their career-best rankings after helping their team reach the final. Wolvaardt moves up eight spots to sixth, while the Brits move up nine spots to 12th in the batting rankings.
Australia’s young fast bowling sensation Darcie Brown started the tournament with a ranking of 26 and made impressive leaps to the third spot in the bowling rankings after performing well, taking seven wickets at an economy rate of 5.
Charlie Dean and Lauren Bell are among the biggest movers in the ICC Women’s T20I Bowling and All-round rankings. Dean climbed 77 places to 50th in the bowling rankings, while Bell climbed 60 places to 56th.
Karishma Ramharack climbed 49 places to the 27th position and earned a place in the Team of the Tournament. Ramharack has also climbed 36 spots to 70th in the all-rounder rankings She has the third-best economy rate among bowlers and has taken five wickets at an average of 10.45.