Mandhana, Deepti earn career-best in women's rankings
Indian women's cricket team top order batsman Smriti Mandhana and all rounder Drishti Sharma have achieved their best ranking in the The International Cricket Council women's rankings.
The 21-year-old Smriti has taken a leap from 10 and finished fourth in the rankings for ODI batsmen, which is the best ranking of her career. Smriti secured the place for the first time in the top five ODI batsmen. In the batting rankings, Australia's Ellyse Perry is the first, New Zealand's Suzie Bates second and Australia's Meg Lanning is in third place.
Smriti has scored 531 runs in nine innings played so far this year, an average of 66.37, including five half-centuries. Smriti had an average of 90.50 in the recently concluded one-day series against England. He scored scores of 86, 42 and 53 not out in this series and also played Player of the Series. India won the series 2-1 Deepti Sharma has secured third position in the list of ODI all-rounders. Australia's Perry are in the top position, while West Indies' Stephenie Taylor is in second place. Dipi has scored 104 runs in the recent series against England, and it was the second highest run score in this series.
Dipti has also an improvement in batting and bowling rankings. She reached the 14th position, while in batting she achieved 16th position. She has secured her career's best 560 points.
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