Sciver, Wyatt and Beaumont move up in Women’s T20I Rankings

England’s middle-order batter Natalie Sciver and the opening pair of Danielle Wyatt and Tammy Beaumont have all made notable gains in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings after consistent performances in a 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka.

Sciver has moved up one place to 13th in the list of batters after unbeaten scores of 49, 10 and 11 during the series. Wyatt has advanced two slots to 15th after scoring 103 runs in the series including a half-century in the final match on Thursday while Beaumont has gained eight places to reach 18th after scoring 76 runs in the series.

Amy Jones is another one to gain in the latest rankings update carried out on Friday, advancing 25 places to 45th position after scoring 111 runs in the three matches.

Among England’s bowlers, Linsey Smith has moved from 95th to 58th position after taking four wickets in the series, Kate Cross has moved up from 71st to 63rd while Laura Marsh has gone up from 82nd to 64th

For Sri Lanka, Imalka Mendis has moved up 15 places to 94th position and Oshadi Ranasinghe has moved from 172nd to 144th position among batters. Inoshi Fernando has advanced 30 places to 183rd among bowlers.

England remain in second position and on 278 points in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s T20I Team Rankings after their 3-0 series verdict, while Sri Lanka have lost one point and are now on 205 points but remain in eighth position. Australia lead the table with 283 points while the West Indies are only two points behind England in third position.

The women’s cricket rankings can be viewed here.

Source: ICC

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