Beth Mooney dethrones Meg Lanning to Top ICC’s Latest T20I Rankings

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the latest T20I rankings which see Beth Mooney back at the top of the list dethroning her skipper Meg Lanning to the 2nd rank with an 18-point difference.

 

Beth Mooney and Meg Lanning. PC: Getty Images
Beth Mooney and Meg Lanning. PC: Getty Images

BATTERS RANKINGS

Beth Mooney sits at the top of the rankings with 743 points and is followed by Meg Lanning (2nd) with 725 points and then is New Zealand’s skipper Sophie Devine, ranked 3rd with 715 points.

Smriti Mandhana is just next with 712 points and Tahlia McGrath at no.5 is at her career-best with 704 points. Shafali Verma (695), Suzie Bates (664) and Chamari Athapaththu (644).

Alyssa Healy on a poor run sees a big dip in rankings and is down to no.9 with 633 runs. Jemimah Rodrigues’ good and consistent run, see her break into the top 10 with 630 points. Nat Sciver, Stafanie Taylor, Ashleigh Gardner, Laura Wolvaardt and Harmanpreet Kaur remain in the top 15 positioned 11th to 15th respectively.

BOWLERS RANKINGS

English trio of Sophie Ecclestone (759), Katherine Brunt (715) and Sarah Glenn (714) lead the chart with the top 3 positions to their name. Shabnim Ismail has claimed the 4th spot on the ranking with 707 runs and Megan Schutt is placed 5th with 704 points.

There’s complete spin domination in the next 5 positions from 6th to 10th which see Deepti Sharma (693), Jess Jonassen (691), Nonkululeko Mlaba (669), Amelia Kerr (655) and Hayley Matthews (640) placed respectively.

Anam Amin with 634 points is positioned at 11 and Radha Yadav follows next with 624 points. Nattaya Boochatham from Thailand is positioned 13th with 614 points, Bangladeshi Salma Khatun is positioned 14th and Hayley Jensen 15th with 613 and 600 points respectively.

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ALL-ROUNDERS RANKINGS

The chart is led by Sophie Devine with 399 points as Ashleigh Gardner catching up is positioned 2nd with 353 points. Nat Sciver, Deepti Sharma and Hayley Matthews hold the 3rd, 4th and 5th positions with 348, 329 and 319 points respectively.

Kathryn Bryce from Scotland holds the 6th position with 289 points, Stafanie Taylor follows with 288, Nida Dar with 269, Salma Khatun with 267 and Chamari Athapaththu with 256 are next on grabbing positions from 7-10 on the list.

Amelia Kerr leads the next set of 5 from 11 to 15 which see Nattaya Boochatham (243), Tahlia McGrath (243), Ellyse Perry (210) and Sophie Ecclestone with 204 points follow.

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