Shefali Verma scored 161 runs in 4 matches of T20 World Cup, twice missed half-century
Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav and Poonam Yadav in the top-10 of ICC T20 bowling rankings
Dainik BhaskarMar 04, 2020, 11:11 AM IST Sports Desk. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday released the latest World T20 ranking for women. In this, 16-year-old Indian opener Shefali Verma jumped 19 places to reach the top. He has 761 points. He slipped New Zealand's Suzy Bates down a notch. Among the top-10 batsmen, Smriti Mandhana and Jemima Rodriguez lost 2 places. Mandhana reached sixth and Jemima at number 9.
Shefali has scored 161 runs in 4 matches of the current T20 World Cup. During this, he missed half-centuries, scoring innings of 47 and 46 runs in two matches. This performance helped him in the ranking. Thanks to these innings, the Indian team made it to the semi-finals for the fourth time. Now the team will face England on 5 March.
Poonam has three Indians in the top-10 of the rankings at number 8, with the advantage of 4th place. In which Deepti Sharma slipped one place to number 5. He has 723 points. Radha Yadav lost three places. He is at number 7 with 712 points. At the same time, Poonam Yadav jumped 4 places to reach number 8. He has 704 marks. Sophie Ecclestone of England topped the table with 779 points. He gained 2nd place thanks to his brilliant performance in the World Cup.