Smriti Mandhana and Danielle Wyatt. ©ICC

India’s stand-in captain for the T20I against England Smriti Mandhana and Player of the series Danielle Wyatt of England have reached their career-best positions in the ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings after three-match series in Guwahati, which the visitors clinched away 3-0.

Mandhana is also the top-ranked ODI batter, has elevated three slots to reach the third position among batters after the score of 72 runs in the series. Wyatt was the leading run-getter with 123 runs has helped her bag the 17th position in the list from 19th.

Tammy Beaumont has gained two places to reach 26th position after a match-winning knock of 62 in the first T20I against India. Heather Knight also bagged the 33rd position after her 20-balls 40 in the same match while Lauren Winfield (up eight places to 45th) and Sophia Dunkley (up 16 places to 86th) also saw their ranks being elevated.

Radha Yadav has gained five slots to reach the fifth position after picking up three wickets from two matches. Ekta Bisht, the other left-arm spinner has also elevated three places to reach 56th on the list. Anuja Patil moved up from 35th to 31 positions after her two-wicket haul in the final ODI.

Linsey Smith’s five wickets in the series helped her gain 185 places to reach 95th position while Kate Cross has re-entered the rankings at the 71st place after finishing the series with four wickets in the series.

With a series win against India, England has overtaken New Zealand to reach the 2nd position in the T20I Team Rankings, gaining three points to reach 277 points, six behind leaders Australia. India is stuck at 5th position behind West Indies, New Zealand, England and Australia.

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