ICC T20I Women's Player Rankings
ICC T20I Women's Player Rankings

ICC T20I Women’s Player Rankings: Australian Batter tops the table: As cricket fans, we often find ourselves immersed in the exciting world of international cricket, cheering on our favorite teams and players as they compete on the global stage.

And when it comes to women’s cricket, the excitement is equally palpable, with talented athletes showcasing their skills and making headlines around the world. In this blog post, we will highlight the latest updates on the ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings, highlighting some exceptional performances and notable achievements.

Batting rankings: Beth Mooney takes the top spot

PosTeamPlayersRatingCareer Best Rating
1AUSBeth MOONEY766780 (v England 2023)
2AUSTRALIA WOMENTahlia MCGRATH762827 (v India 2022)
3SOUTH AFRICA WOMENLaura WOLVAARDT731731 (v Australia 2024)
4INDIA WOMENSmriti MANDHANA713741 (v Australia 2022)
5WEST INDIES WOMENHayley MATTHEWS708708 (v Australia 2023)
6SOUTH AFRICA WOMENTazmin BRITS689689 (v Australia 2024)
7NEW ZEALAND WOMENSuzie BATES679770 (v Pakistan 2018)
8SRI LANKA WOMENChamari ATHAPATHTHU675685 (v England 2023)
9NEW ZEALAND WOMENSophie DEVINE663749 (v Sri Lanka 2020)
10AUSTRALIA WOMENAlyssa HEALY655717 (v Sri Lanka 2019)
11ENGLAND WOMENNatalie SCIVER-BRUNT624644 (v West Indies 2020)
12AUSTRALIA WOMENAshleigh GARDNER621667 (v England 2023)
13INDIA WOMENJemimah RODRIGUES615753 (v New Zealand 2019)
14NEW ZEALAND WOMENAmelia KERR614623 (v South Africa 2023)
15ENGLAND WOMENDanni WYATT607620 (v India 2023)
16INDIA WOMENShafali VERMA601776 (v South Africa 2021)
17INDIA WOMENHarmanpreet KAUR595719 (v Australia 2018)
18IRELAND WOMENAmy HUNTER591591 (v Zimbabwe 2024)
19SOUTH AFRICA WOMENAnne BOSCH586612 (v Bangladesh 2023)
20SRI LANKA WOMENHarshitha MADAVI583589 (v Pakistan 2023)

Australia’s explosive opening batter, Beth Mooney, has once again established her dominance in the T20I format by becoming the top-ranked batter. Mooney’s stellar start to the year has been no less impressive, with two notable half-centuries already to his name. Her extraordinary performance, a brilliant inning of 72* off just 57 balls against South Africa, not only earned him the Player of the Match award but also took him back to the pinnacle of the rankings.

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Tahlia McGrath and Laura Wolvaardt have a strong hold on the batting rankings.

PosTeamPlayersRatingCareer Best Rating
1AUSBeth MOONEY766780 (v England 2023)
2AUSTRALIA WOMENTahlia MCGRATH762827 (v India 2022)
3SOUTH AFRICA WOMENLaura WOLVAARDT731731 (v Australia 2024)

While Mooney hogs the limelight, her Australian teammate Tahlia McGrath continues to impress and remains second in the rankings. McGrath’s consistent contributions with the bat have been vital for Australia, showcasing his potential as a top-order batter. Meanwhile, South African captain Laura Wolvaardt has retained her position at number three and achieved a career-high rating after her exceptional performance in the series against Australia.

Rising Stars: Tazmin Brittas, Amy Hunter, and Gabby Lewis

Among the rising stars in the latest rankings is South Africa’s Tazmin Britts, who achieved a career-best rating and moved up to sixth after her impressive innings against Australia. In the ongoing series between Ireland and Zimbabwe, Ireland’s Amy Hunter and Gabby Lewis have shone, with Hunter’s unbeaten innings taking her up to 18th position, while Lewis has moved up to 23rd after contributing valuable runs for her team.

Bowling rankings: Sophie Ecclestone leads

PosTeamPlayersRatingCareer Best Rating
1ENGSophie ECCLESTONE777801 (v Australia 2023)
2INDIA WOMENDeepti SHARMA718749 (v Bangladesh 2023)
 PAKISTAN WOMENSadia IQBAL718718 (v New Zealand 2023)
4ENGLAND WOMENSarah GLENN716761 (v India 2021)
5SOUTH AFRICA WOMENNonkululeko MLABA712770 (v New Zealand 2023)
6PAKISTAN WOMENNashra SANDHU710717 (v Bangladesh 2023)
7SRI LANKA WOMENInoka RANAWEERA709709 (v India 2023)
8WEST INDIES WOMENHayley MATTHEWS704717 (v England 2022)
9NEW ZEALAND WOMENFran JONAS702709 (v Pakistan 2023)
10INDIA WOMENRenuka SINGH701737 (v Sri Lanka 2022)
11AUSTRALIA WOMENDarcie BROWN700737 (v South Africa 2023)
12NEW ZEALAND WOMENEden CARSON695695 (v Pakistan 2023)
13NEW ZEALAND WOMENAmelia KERR685740 (v Australia 2020)
14NEW ZEALAND WOMENLea TAHUHU676712 (v Sri Lanka 2023)
15AUSTRALIA WOMENMegan SCHUTT668806 (v Pakistan 2018)
16PAKISTAN WOMENNida DAR633688 (v South Africa 2014)
17SOUTH AFRICA WOMENShabnim ISMAIL629781 (v India 2021)
18AUSTRALIA WOMENAshleigh GARDNER625702 (v Bangladesh 2023)
19ENGLAND WOMENCharlie DEAN618618 (v India 2023)
20BANGLADESH WOMENRabeya KHAN617617 (v South Africa 2023)

England’s Sophie Ecclestone continues to dominate the bowling department and has maintained her lead at the top of the T20 rankings. However, there were few changes in the top 10, with South Africa’s Nonkululeko Mlaba slipping to fifth. India’s Deepti Sharma, Pakistan’s Sadia Iqbal, and England’s Sarah Glenn took advantage of Mlaba’s slip and moved up one place in the rankings.

All-rounder rankings: Hayley Matthews leads

PosTeamPlayersRatingCareer Best Rating
1WIHayley MATTHEWS498498 (v Australia 2023)
2NEW ZEALAND WOMENAmelia KERR420420 (v Pakistan 2023)
3AUSTRALIA WOMENAshleigh GARDNER388458 (v South Africa 2023)
4INDIA WOMENDeepti SHARMA376410 (v West Indies 2023)
5PAKISTAN WOMENNida DAR318322 (v New Zealand 2023)
6ENGLAND WOMENNatalie SCIVER-BRUNT303386 (v India 2021)
7NEW ZEALAND WOMENSophie DEVINE289425 (v Australia 2020)
8SRI LANKA WOMENChamari ATHAPATHTHU288293 (v Pakistan 2023)
9SCOTLAND WOMENKathryn BRYCE221352 (v Ireland 2021)
10ENGLAND WOMENSophie ECCLESTONE219228 (v Australia 2023)
11AUSTRALIA WOMENEllyse PERRY199421 (v India 2020)
12SOUTH AFRICA WOMENMarizanne KAPP198295 (v Pakistan 2019)
13SOUTH AFRICA WOMENNadine DE KLERK192195 (v New Zealand 2023)
14IRELAND WOMENLaura DELANY191193 (v Australia 2018)
15THAILAND WOMENNattaya BOOCHATHAM184243 (v Zimbabwe 2021)
16BANGLADESH WOMENSalma KHATUN183364 (v Sri Lanka 2014)
17ZIMBABWE WOMENKelis NDHLOVU176176 (v Ireland 2024)
18AUSTRALIA WOMENTahlia MCGRATH172257 (v India 2022)
19IRELAND WOMENOrla PRENDERGAST166225 (v West Indies 2023)
20SOUTH AFRICA WOMENChloe TRYON161165 (v Sri Lanka 2014)

The West Indies’ Hayley Matthews has retained her position as the top-ranked player on the list of all-rounders. While there was no change in the top 10, Australia’s Ellyse Perry made a significant jump, moving up four places to 11th after consistently good performances against South Africa. Additionally, Ireland’s Laura Delaney and Zimbabwe’s Kelis Ndhlovu moved up the rankings, demonstrating their versatility and impact on the game.

Women’s Cricket: As we celebrate the achievements of these remarkable players, it is clear that women’s cricket continues to flourish and attract audiences around the world. With each match, players like Beth Mooney, Tahlia McGrath, and Sophie Ecclestone inspire future generations and push the boundaries of excellence in the game. As fans, let’s continue to support and champion women’s cricket, celebrating the talent, dedication, and passion displayed by these incredible athletes on and off the field.

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