Australia girls’s cricket staff captain Meg Lanning is the brand new No.1-ranked T20I batter on the earth after the 30-year-old changed teammate Beth Mooney on the high within the newest ICC Girls’s T20I Participant Rankings launched on Tuesday (July 26).
Lanning was the eye-catching mover as she jumped one place to take Mooney’s high spot on the again of her stellar tri-series towards Pakistan and Eire.
In the meantime, India batters Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma made no progress as they continue to be in fourth and fifth positions respectively.
A brand new No.1 batter
Khaka rises up
Massive acquire for Gardner
Loads of motion within the newest @MRFWorldwide ICC Girls’s T20I Participant Rankings
— ICC (@ICC) July 26, 2022
Speaking about Lanning, though some poor climate in Eire put a dampener on a lot of the collection, Australia skipper confirmed her class to complete because the main run-getter with 113 runs from two innings for her nation.
Her finest effort got here towards Eire in Bready when she scored a quick-fire 74 from simply 49 deliveries to assist Australia put up an enormous complete of 182/4 in one more straightforward victory.
The brand new No.1 T20I batter within the @MRFWorldwide ICC Girls’s Participant Rankings
Meg Lanning, what a participant!
Particulars https://t.co/4z9Iflnx50 pic.twitter.com/EX034rFE5z
— ICC (@ICC) July 26, 2022
In that very same match, Mooney managed simply 9 and that proved pivotal within the rankings re-shuffle, with Lanning leaping a complete of 10 score factors to catapult herself in entrance of her left-handed teammate.
Fellow Australian Tahlia McGrath was additionally a giant mover on the most recent batter rankings, with the proficient 26-year-old rising 15 locations to thirteenth total on the again of her personal half-century towards Eire.
South Africa trio Laura Wolvaardt (14th), Anne Bosch (twenty first) and Tazmin Brits (equal twenty fourth) additionally made big strides on the record for batters regardless of the Proteas’ disappointing collection loss to England away from house.
England warmed up for the upcoming Commonwealth Video games by cruising to a 3-0 collection sweep of South Africa earlier this week and veteran pacer Katherine Brunt was the principle benefactor.
Brunt completed because the joint main wicket-taker for the collection with 5 scalps and rose 4 spots to 3rd on the rankings for bowlers behind England teammates Sophie Ecclestone and Sarah Glenn.
Ecclestone additionally took 5 wickets for the collection to additional lengthen her lead on the high of the T20I bowling rankings, whereas her heroics with the bat within the last match of the collection noticed the 23-year-old soar 4 spots to sixteenth on the record for all-rounders.
Australia spinner Jess Jonassen rises 4 spots to sixth on the record for bowlers, whereas teammate Ashleigh Gardner jumps three locations to seventh on the all-rounder rankings.