New Delhi, Feb 17: Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj has been displaced by Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry as top batswoman in the ICC ODI rankings. Also Read - COVID-19 Updates: BRICS, SCO Summits Postponed; New Dates to be Announced Depending on Situation
Perry, who is the number one all-rounder, topped the batting rankings for the first time in her career. Also Read - Lockdown 4.0: 208 New Cases Take Bengal's Tally to 3,667; Flights to Resume From Kolkata on May 28
Australia skipper Meg Lanning holds the second spot in the ICC batswomen ranking while Raj was displaced to the third position after a below-par performance in the ODI series against South Africa. Also Read - COVID-19: WHO Member States Agree For Independent Probe Into Its Response to Pandemic
Raj, who claimed the top spot in October last year, scored 70, 20 and 4 runs in the series against Proteas which India won 2-1.
Meanwhile, India’s Harmanpreet Kaur dropped two places to seventh after scores, while opener Smriti Mandhana jumped 14 players to 21 after her player-of-the-series performance, which includes scores of 84, 135 and 0.
In the rankings for bowlers, South African pacer Marizanne Kapp remains No.1, ahead of India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami, who recently became the first woman to claim 200 wickets. (ANI)
This is published unedited from the ANI feed.