Amy Satterthwaite, Suzie Bates, Meg Lanning advance in the ICC Player Rankings

Australia and New Zealand women players have displayed dominating performances in the past few weeks which has caused quite a stir in their MRF ICC Player Rankings.

 

New Zealand beat India by 18 Runs in one-off T20I, Lea Tahuhu awarded Player of the Match. PC: ICC/Twitter
New Zealand beat India by 18 Runs in one-off T20I, Lea Tahuhu awarded Player of the Match. PC: ICC/Twitter

 

New Zealand is looking to make the most of their final preparations before the World Cup in the ongoing series against India. Amy Satterthwaite and Suzie Bates took their team to victory in the first ODI against the women in blue with brilliant innings to their credits.

With 730 rating points, Amy Satterthwaite soared to the third spot in the ODI batting rankings. She scored an impressive 63 of 67 deliveries in the first ODI against India.

Suzie Bates scored a match-winning century for the White Ferns [106 of 111 balls]. Thanks to the magnificent knock she soared five places to the number 17 spot in the rankings.

 

Suzie Bates scores her 11th ODI Century. PC: white_ferns / Instagram
Suzie Bates scores her 11th ODI Century. PC: white_ferns / Instagram

 

Australia successfully retained the Ashes with a dominating all-around display of skill and grit. Nevertheless, there were fireworks from both sides. Meg Lanning jumped three spots to occupy the No.4 position when she scored a blazing 57 not out in the third Ashes ODI.

Ellyse Perry came back to form in a stylish manner in the ODIs, she broke back into the top 10 of the batting rankings. Perry advanced in the bowling charts as well, with a three-spot jump she now occupies the number 6 spot.

Megan Schutt displayed a brilliant performance with the ball in the third ODI with figures of 2/25, she rose one spot to No.3. England’s left-arm orthodox Sophie Ecclestone jumped to the No.2 spot. Australian Jess Jonassen occupies the No.1 spot.

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Megan Schutt completes 100 ODI Wicket Milestone. PC: Getty Images
Megan Schutt completes 100 ODI Wicket Milestone. PC: Getty Images

 

India’s Rajeshwari Gayakwad bowled bravely in the first ODI against New Zealand. After her spell of 2/28 she jumped five spots to No.16. Veteran Jhulan Goswami occupied the No.4 spot.

Sophie Devine is having a good time with both bat and ball. The all-rounder moved up to No.8 spot in the all-rounder’s rankings. Ellyse Perry sits on top of the list with Natalie Sciver in the second spot. Deepti Sharma occupies the No.4 spot.

In the WT20I rankings, the Australian pair of Beth Mooney and skipper Meg Lanning occupy the No.1 and No.2 spot respectively.

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