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Deepti and Shafali make big moves in ICC ODI rankings

Deepti Sharma and Shafali Verma are having a wonderful time of it within the ODI sequence in Sri Lanka, and have shot up the ICC ODI participant rankings due to their returns within the two matches to date, each of which India have received.

A day after India received the second sport by ten wickets in Pallekele, Shafali, who hit a bruising unbeaten 71 within the 174 chase, moved up 12 locations to a career-best thirty sixth amongst batters. Shafali, additionally the No. 5 within the T20I batting chart, leads the runs tally within the sequence with 106 runs, scored at a strike fee of 95.49.

Deepti, in the meantime, has made features in each the batting and the bowling rankings. Her offspin has introduced her 3 for 25 and a couple of for 30 to date, and that has taken her up three spots to No. 16 within the bowlers’ listing. And her unbeaten 25 within the first ODI helped her climb two batting spots to No. 29. Deepti is now inside one level of equalling Australia’s Ash Gardner, at the moment ranked sixth, on the allrounders’ desk.

Renuka Singh, the spearhead of India’s tempo assault with Meghna Singh in the meanwhile, was one other gainer. Just 4 ODIs previous, 26-year-old Renuka bettered her earlier finest in Monday’s second ODI, the place she took 4 for 28. This lifted her 38 locations to No. 65 on the bowling desk that’s at the moment headed by South Africa’s Shabnim Ismail.
For Sri Lanka, batter Nilakshi de Silva gained 13 spots to achieve No. 57 after tallying 75 runs within the two matches, whereas Hasini Perera – up 16 locations to 83rd – and Anushka Sanjeewani – up 9 locations to 89th – are the others to realize positions.
In the rankings for bowlers, former captain Inoka Ranaweera, the left-arm spinner, is now ranked No. 21, on the again of her four-for within the first ODI.

While these are nonetheless early days within the new cycle of the ICC Women’s Championship, a 3-0 sequence sweep on Wednesday will assist India meet up with present toppers South Africa on six factors. A Sri Lanka win within the final sport will assist them draw stage with India and Pakistan on 4 factors.

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