ICC picks the Women’s ODI Team of the Year 2023

The best performers with the bat and with the ball in the ODI format last year found a spot in the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year 2023. The Sri Lankan skipper Chamari Athapaththu was named the skipper of the ODI Team of the Year 2023.

ICC ODI Team of the Year 2023. PC: Getty
ICC ODI Team of the Year 2023. PC: Getty

ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year 2023

Phoebe Litchfield (Australia)

Phoebe Litchfield. PC: Getty
Phoebe Litchfield PC: Getty

The 20-year-old young sensation had an outstanding year with the bat. She scored 485 runs at a strike rate of 81.92 and an average of 53.88 in 12 innings. She was the 2nd highest run-scorer and the highest run-scorer for Australia in the ODI format last year. Her tally of runs includes four half-centuries and one century. Her best performance with the bat came on 28th July 2023 when she scored an unbeaten 106 runs at a strike rate of 92.98 against Ireland.

Chamari Athapaththu © (Sri Lanka)

Chamari Athapaththu. PC: Getty
Chamari Athapaththu PC: Getty

The Sri Lankan skipper led from the front with the bat in the white-ball format for Sri Lanka last year. She scored 415 runs with a strike rate of 125.37 and a humongous average of 69.16 in 8 innings. She was the leading run-scorer for Sri Lanka in the format last year. Her tally of runs includes one half-century and a couple of centuries. Her best performance with the bat came on 3rd July 2023 when she scored an unbeaten 140 at an impressive strike rate of 175 in the 3rd ODI against New Zealand.

Ellyse Perry (Australia)

Ellyse Perry. PC: Getty
Ellyse Perry PC: Getty

The veteran Australian all-rounder had a sensational year with the bat last year. She scored 467 runs at a strike rate of 91.03 and an impressive average of 66.71 in 10 innings. Her tally of runs included 5 half-centuries. Her best performance with the bat came on 25th July 2023 when she scored 91 runs at a strike rate of 91.91 in the 2nd ODI against Ireland.

Amelia Kerr (New Zealand)

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Amelia Kerr PC: Getty

The star 23-year-old all-rounder had a stellar year with the bat for New Zealand. She was the leading run scorer in the ODI format with 541 runs to her name at a strike rate of 87.68 and an average of 67.62 in 9 innings. Her tally of runs includes three half-centuries and a couple of centuries. Her best performance with the bat came on 30th June 2023 when she scored 108 runs at a strike rate of 101.88 in the 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka.

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Apart from her exploits with the bat, she also picked up 8 wickets with the ball in 9 innings.

Beth Mooney (wk) (Australia)

Beth Mooney. PC: Getty
Beth Mooney PC: Getty

The veteran wicket-keeper batter had an amazing year with the bat in the ODI format as she scored 439 runs at a strike rate of 90.14 in 11 innings. She was the 3rd highest run-scorer for Australia and the 5th highest run-scorer in the ODI format last year. Her tally of runs included a couple of half-centuries and a century. Her best performance with the bat came on 21st January 2023 when she scored 133 runs at a strike rate of 126.66 in the 3rd ODI against Pakistan.

Nat Sciver-Brunt (England)

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Nat Sciver-Brunt PC: Getty

The star all-rounder had an impressive outing in the ODI format last year scoring 393 runs at a strike rate of 107.37 and a humongous average of 131 in 5 innings. She was the leading run-scorer with the bat for England in the ODI format. Her tally of runs included 3 centuries. Her best performance with the bat came on 18th July 2023 when she scored 129 runs at a strike rate of 86.57 in the 3rd ODI of the Women’s Ashes. She also picked up 3 wickets with the ball in 3 innings.

Ashleigh Gardner (Australia)

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Ashleigh Gardner PC: Getty

The star all-rounder had a brilliant year with the ball as well as with the bat. She was the leading wicket-taker in the ODI format as she picked up 24 wickets in 12 innings. Apart from her exploits with the ball she also scored 188 runs with the bat at a strike rate of 119.74. She was the 5th highest-run scorer for Australia in the format this year. Her best performance with the bat came on 25th July 2023 when she scored 65 runs at a strike rate of 166.66 in the 2nd ODI against Ireland.

Annabel Sutherland (Australia)

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Annabel Sutherland PC: Getty

The 22-year-old rising star from Australia had an impressive performance with the bat for Australia last year. She was the fourth-highest run-scorer with 263 runs at a strike rate of 106.91 and an impressive average of 43.83 in 7 innings. Her tally of runs includes one half-century and a century. Her best performance with the bat came on 28th July 2023 in the 3rd ODI against Ireland when she scored an unbeaten 109 runs at a strike rate of 107.92.

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Apart from her exploits with the bat, she also picked up 13 wickets with the ball in 13 innings. She was the fourth-highest wicket-taker for Australia in the ODI format last year.

Nadine de Klerk (South Africa)

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Nadine de Klerk PC: Getty

The 24-year-old rising star from South Africa had a great year with the bat as well as with the ball in the format. She was the 3rd highest wicket-taker and the highest wicket-taker for South Africa with the ball in the ODI format with 16 wickets to her name in 9 innings. Her best performance with the ball (4/32) came on 11th September 2023 against Pakistan.

Apart from her exploits with the ball she also scored 181 runs with the bat at a strike rate of 71.25 and an impressive average of 45.25 in 7 innings. Her tally of runs included a couple of half-centuries. Her best performance with the bat came on 14th September 2023 when she scored 60 runs at a strike rate of 63.15 in the 3rd ODI against Pakistan.

Lea Tahuhu (New Zealand)

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Lea Tahuhu PC: Getty

The veteran White Ferns pacer had a great year with the ball. She was the fourth-highest wicket-taker and the highest wicket-taker for New Zealand in the format. She picked up 15 wickets to her name in 9 innings. Her best performance with the ball came on 30th June 2023 when she returned with match figures (4/31) in her spell against Sri Lanka.

Nahida Akter (Bangladesh)

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Nahida Akter PC: Getty

The 23-year-old young spin bowling sensation had a great year with the ball. She was the highest wicket-taker for Bangladesh and the 2nd highest wicket-taker in the ODI format. She picked up 20 wickets in 11 innings. Her best performance came on 29th April 2023 when she returned with match figures (3/24) in her spell.

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