Mithali Raj is third on the ICC Women’s one-day batting rankings.© Twitter
Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj named her no. Retained 3rd place on the ICC’s one-day match batting rankings for women. The veteran cricketer, who has 738 rating points, is behind South Africa’s Lizelle Lee (761) and Australia’s Alyssa Healy (750). Meanwhile, Indian batsman Smriti Mandhana also remained in sixth place with 710 points. The rankings, released on Tuesday, also ensured that Jhulan Goswami retained her second position in the bowlers’ points ladder.
Pakistani left-hander Nashra Sandhu saw an improvement and climbed four places to 17th place after her recent performances against Bangladesh where she recorded figures of 2/24 in the ICC’s World Cup qualifier for women on Sunday.
In the rankings, Bangladesh’s batsmen also made a lot of progress with Fargana Hoque and Rumana Ahmed climbing to the 25th and 29th places on the table.
Fargana recently smashed 45 runs to help her team secure a three-wicket victory against Bangladesh. Meanwhile, Rumana also bagged half a century in that match.
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