Women’s ICC-ODI Rankings: Richa Ghosh and Deepti Sharma make big gains on the batters charts

India’s Deepti Sharma moved up two spots to 18th while her compatriot Richa Ghosh moved up 15 spots to 54th in the latest ODI women’s batter rankings on Tuesday.

ICC Women's ODI Rankings: India batter Richa Ghosh climbs 15 spots to jump to No. 54 (courtesy of BCCI)

ICC Women’s ODI Rankings: India batter Richa Ghosh climbs 15 spots to jump to No. 54 (courtesy of BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Deepti Sharma moved up two spots to No. 18 on the Batters’ Chart
  • Mithali remains second in batters with 741 points
  • Batter Richa Ghosh is up 15 spots to 54th

India’s Deepti Sharma moved up two spots to No. 18 on the Batters’ Charts and also climbed six spots to No. 13 on the Bowlers’ Charts in the latest ODI Women’s Batters’ Ranking announced Tuesday. Batter Richa Ghosh has gained 15 spots at No. 54 thanks to her innings of 65, which helped India post a strong total in the second ODI.

Meanwhile, Mithali remains the No. 2 batter with 741 points while Australia’s Alyssa Healy is the leader with 749 points. In the bowlers, Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami sits fourth with 723 points, while Deepti Sharma also maintains her fourth spot in the all-around list.

New Zealand all-rounder Amelia Kerr has made the top 10 ODI all-rounders in the latest ICC player rankings. Amelia scored one hundred and fifty points in the second and third ODIs, helping her climb the batters and all-rounders charts in the weekly ICC rankings update.

In the second ODI, Kerr got on the power play while the White Ferns were chasing 271 and bailed the team out at 55/3. She set up a 128-run streak with Maddy Green for the fourth wicket. She fought her way to the end, finishing on 119 balls, not 135, as New Zealand chased the total down with an over.

In the most recent ranking, Kerr also had career highs for batters (512) and all-rounders (269). She jumped 21 spots to rank 22 for batters and seven spots to rank 6 for all-rounders.

Fellow Kiwi Lauren Down also climbed and made a huge leap after her match win of 64* from 52 in the third ODI. She rose 14 spots and broke into the top 50 to take 49th place for Batters.

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