Smriti Mandhana Ranks No. 4 In ICC Women’s ODI Batting Ranking

Smriti Mandhana Ranks No. 4 In ICC Women’s ODI Batting Ranking

Indian women’s batter Smriti Mandhana has jumped to fourth place in the ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings for batters, surpassing South Africa’s Laura Wolvaardt. England’s Nat Sciver Brunt, Sri Lanka’s Chamari Athapaththu, and Australia’s Beth Mooney hold the top three positions, while India’s Harmanpreet Kaur remains at 10th.

Mandhana last played ODIs in a series against Australia, scoring 63 runs at an average of 31.50. In the bowling chart, England’s Sophie Ecclestone leads, with Deepti Sharma slipping to fourth. Mandhana has also risen to fifth on the ODI all-rounder list.

South Africa’s Marizanne Kapp climbed to second among bowlers after an outstanding performance against Australia. Kapp’s all-round effort helped South Africa secure their first-ever ODI victory over Australia. She retained the eighth position in batting and consolidated her top ranking among all-rounders. Chloe-Tryon moved up in rankings, advancing to 20th among batters, 43rd among bowlers, and entering the top 10 for all-rounders.

Australia saw players move up in rankings after a 2-1 win, with all-rounder Tahlia McGrath rising to 30th among batters, 60th among bowlers, and 21st among all-rounders after being named ‘Player of the Match’ in the final ODI. Alana King and Kim Garth also made notable progress.