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Australia skipper Meg Lanning reclaimed her spot on the prime of ICC Ladies’s T20I Participant Rankings after her good knock of 74 in opposition to Eire in a tri-series at Bready that additionally options Pakistan. Lanning has overtaken compatriot Beth Mooney to reclaim the place she first occupied in January 2014. Besides for 2 days in March 2014, she remained on the prime till 18 November 2016. Nevertheless, that is the primary time Lanning has been No. 1 since then.
Lanning has been on the prime for a complete of 1,zero20 days, solely behind England’s Charlotte Edwards (1,092) and Australia’s Karen Rolton (1,zero85) by way of days as No.1.
Tahlia McGrath, whose knock of 70 in the identical recreation gained her the Participant of the Match award, is up 15 locations to 13th whereas Rachael Haynes has superior two locations to 51st place. The Australia gamers to maneuver up the rankings for bowlers embody spinner Jess Jonassen (up 4 locations to sixth) and medium-fast bowler Nicola Carey (up 20 locations to 32nd).
Eire gamers Rebecca Stokell (up from 87th to 82nd on the batters’ record) and Ava Canning (up from 85th to 71st on the bowlers’ record) are additionally amongst these to achieve within the newest weekly replace that features the three matches of the England versus South Africa sequence performed only a week forward of the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham.
For England, quick bowler Katherine Brunt and Sophie Ecclestone have reaped the advantages of ending with 5 wickets every within the sequence. Brunt is up 4 locations to 3rd within the rankings whereas Ecclestone has consolidated her place on the prime, gaining six score factors to succeed in 767.
In the meantime, Sophia Dunkley is up 30 locations to 62nd after scoring 82 runs within the sequence whereas Nat Sciver‘s combination of 84 runs helps her stay within the prime 10 for batters.
South Africa’s Laura Wolvaardt and Anneke Bosch have made substantial features after smashing a half-century every within the sequence. Wolvaardt has gained 5 slots to succeed in 14th place with an combination of 89 runs and Bosch has progressed 26 locations to 21st with a complete of 96 runs. Tazmin Brits is up 14 locations to 24th on the record.
South Africa quick bowler Ayabonga Khaka’s 4 wickets within the sequence have lifted her to the highest 10 whereas Nonkululeko Mlaba’s three wickets take her to 24th place.
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