Jhulan, Mithali maintain top spots

India skipper Jhulan Goswami and teammate Mithali Raj continued to lead ICC Women’s ODI ranking lists.

Fast bowler Jhulan is leading the bowlers’ chart with 777 points while Mithai is at the top of the batters’ list with 823 points.

Amita Sharma (14) and Anjum Chopra (17) have gained a place each in the top-20 list of batters.

Amita (17) also figures in the top-20 list for bowlers but there was no change in her position.

Rumeli Dhar (5) and Gouher Sultana (19) also find their slots intact.

Meanwhile, Australia’s Shelley Nitschke has reclaimed her second position from Claire Taylor of England in the batters’ list after a series aggregate of 170 runs that also included her maiden ODI century in the second match.

New Zealand trio of Sara McGlashan, Amy Satterthwaite and Suzie Bates may have ended up on the losing side but they have managed to improve their rankings with Satterwaite and Bates returning to the top 20.

McGlashan has jumped three places to share 11th spot with Sri Lanka’s Dedunu Silva, Satterthwaite has lifted five places to 18th position after scoring 90 runs in the series while Bates has occupied 18th position after rising three places.

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