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ICC rankings: Smriti Mandhana moves up to 6th position, Jemimah retains second spot

In the team rankings, the mighty Australians lead the table, followed by New Zealand and England.

SNS | New Delhi |

India T20I vice-captain Smriti Mandhana on Tuesday jumped four places to claim sixth position in the latest ICC T20 rankings despite the Women-in-Blue’s 0-3 loss in New Zealand. Young Indian woman cricketer Jemimah Rodrigues has maintained her second spot in the latest ICC T20I rankings.

Rodrigues, who scored 132 runs in the three-match T20I series against New Zealand, is at the second position while Mandhana, who was also the leading run-getter in the New Zealand series with an aggregate of 180, has gained four spots.

Among the bowlers, spinners Radha Yadav moves up 18 places to be 10th after taking four wickets in the series, while Deepti Sharma has gained five places to claim 14th spot.

New Zealand’s Sophie Devine has moved from 11th to the eighth position among batters after scoring 153 runs in three-match T20I series against India including a match-winning 72 in the last match. New Zealand skipper Amy Satterthwaite has moved to the 17th position from 23rd. Among bowlers, Lea Tahuhu has moved up five slots to 11th position.

West Indies’ Deandra Dottin has moved four spots up and grabbed the top spot among all-rounders. The Windies all-rounder was the standout performer in West Indies’ 2-1 series win over Pakistan.

Dottin also moved two places to third among batters after scoring 158 runs against Pakistan while her three wickets in the series lifted her two slots to 29th among bowlers.

Pakistan’s Bismah Maroof has gained three slots to tie with compatriot Javeria Khan in 15th position among batters. Number one ranked ICC ODI bowler Sana Mir moved up six places to take 28th position among T20 bowlers after taking three wickets in the series.

In the team rankings, the mighty Australians lead the table, followed by New Zealand and England. West Indies and India are placed fourth and fifth, respectively.