Top 5 Female Cricketers to Watch in the Upcoming Women’s World Cup

The 12th Women’s World Cup is going to start on the 4th of March, 2022. 8 major teams are taking part in this world cup consisting of veteran and young players. For some of them, it will be their last world cup and for some, it will be their first or second world cup.

This is the most prestigious trophy for women’s cricket, and as a result, the level of excitement among cricket fans is extremely high in comparison to other tournaments. If you are also thrilled about this championship and looking to do some betting for fun relating to this tournament then bet365 bonus code India, could be the perfect place for you to find interesting offers online. Though cricket is a team sport in which all players must contribute equally in the batting, bowling, and fielding departments in order to win a match, sometimes an individual player’s performance may shift the course of the game in any scenario.

The following are the top 5 female players from the top 5 ranked countries(ICC-ranking) who can make a huge impact for their teams in this tournament:

Ellyse Perry (Australia)

Ellyse Perry. PC: Getty Images
Ellyse Perry. PC: Getty Images


One of the finest female cricketers Australia has ever produced. Ellyse Perry is the current number 1 allrounder of the world who has been in the number one ranking for 1535 days from July 2017 to September 2021. She lost her number 1 place for just 4 months and got her place back again in the current month of 2022. She will be the most important player for the Aussies as she is the second-highest run-scorer in the world cups for Australia among the current players with 510 runs from 18 matches averaging 56.66. She is also the highest wicket-taker in world cups among the current players of Australia with 26 wickets from 18 matches.

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Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa)

Laura Wolvaardt. Pic Credits: ICC
Laura Wolvaardt. Pic Credits: ICC


The young prodigy of South Africa has already made her mark in the 2017 world cup when she was just 18 years old. She scored 324 runs in 7 matches with an outstanding average of almost 65. Only 4 players had a better average than Wolvaardt. She is also in tremendous form as in her last 5 one day matches she scored 254 runs averaging 50.

Heather Knight (England)

Heather Knight with Women's World Cup 2017 Trophy. PC: Getty Images
Heather Knight with Women’s World Cup 2017 Trophy. PC: Getty Images


The captain of the England Women’s Cricket Team and the veteran will be England’s most important batter ahead of the World Cup2022. She is the highest runs scorer among active England female players with 450 runs from 16 games with an average of 37.50. She was also in the top 10 highest run letters list in the 2017 world cup which helped England to win the then World Cup.

Mithali Raj (India)

Mithali Raj in action during 1st ODI against New Zealand. PC: Getty Images
Mithali Raj in action during 1st ODI against New Zealand. PC: Getty Images


She is the highest run-scorer in the history of Female day internationals and in the world cups, she is the 5th highest run-scorer. She has scored 1139 runs from 31 matches averaging 54.23 with 2 hundred and 9 half-centuries in the world cups.

Suzannah Bates (New Zealand)

Suzie Bates complete 250 International Matches for New Zealand
Suzie Bates complete 250 International Matches for New Zealand


This veteran has the highest runs in the One Day Internationals for New Zealand and also has the second highest runs as a New Zealand player in the world cups. She has scored 924 runs from 20 world cups games averaging almost 62 with 3 hundred and 4 half-centuries.

Among so many female cricketers, these are some major names that needed to be highlighted because of their performances for their teams in the world cups.

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