As Pakistan and South Africa home series concludes, a number of players from those teams have moved up in the ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings after winning their respective ICC Women’s Championship series.
Windies captain Stafanie Taylor has gained two places and elevated to the eighth position among batters. Taylor led the charts against Pakistan with a score of 158, including two half-centuries. With a 2-1 win against the Windies, Pakistan has overtaken them in the points table of the eight-team championship that provides direct qualification to hosts New Zealand and four other top teams in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021.
Pakistan’s victory over the Windies has lifted them to 12 points and they are now in the fifth position, just behind India on the net run rate in the list led by Australia with 16 points from only nine matches and New Zealand second at 14 points from 12. South Africa’s clean sweep jumped on the three position with the sixth-placed Windies on 11 points.
Sidra Ameen of Pakistan has a fantastic series with 148 runs which helped her gain 36 places to reach 57th position, while Windies all-rounder Deandra Dottin, has topped the T20I charts (up one place to 20th) and Nida Dar (up 13 places to 55th) have also gained among batters in Monday’s update after also scoring in excess of 100 runs in the series.
South Africa’s Mignon Du Preez, who became the first Proteas women to score 3000 runs, has reached 22nd position among batters, while her compatriot Sune Luus (up three places to 35th) and former Sri Lanka captain Inoka Ranaweera (up eight places to 26th) are the major gainers among bowlers after finishing with five wickets each in their series played.
South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk has dropped behind India’s Deepti Sharma in the list of all-rounders. Sharma is now at 3rd place which her career best and with a chance to surpass in an upcoming ICC Women’s Championship home series against England.
- Stafanie Taylor (WI) up two places to 8th
- Deandra Dottin (WI) up one place to 20th
- Mignon du Preez (SA) up one place to 22th
- Javeria Khan (PAK) up one place to 23rd
- Marizanne Kapp (SA) up eight places to 32nd
- Andrie Steyn (SA) up seven places to 51st
- Shermaine Campbell (WI) up two places to 52nd
- Nida Dar (PAK) up 13 places to 55th
- Sidra Ameen (PAK) up 36 places to 57th
- Nilakshi de Silva (SL) up 35 places to 77th
- Inoka Ranaweera (SL) up four places to 21st
- Shakera Salman (WI) up eight places to 26th
- Nashra Sandhu (PAK) up seven places to 28th
- Sune Luus (SA) up three places to 35th
- Masabata Klaas (SA) up four places to 47th
- Shamilia Connell (WI) up six places to 49th
- Diana Baig (PAK) up five places to 51st
- Kavisha Dilhari (SL) up 15 places to 73rd