ICC rankings: Sophie Ecclestone overtakes Jess Jonassen to become No. 1 ODI bowler


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Amongst batters, Amy Satterthwaite and Laura Wolvaardt climb to No. 3 and No. 5 respectively

England might need misplaced all their three video games to date within the ongoing Ladies’s World Cup, however left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone‘s shares have continued to rise. She has now overtaken Australia’s Jess Jonassen, who plies the identical commerce, because the No. 1 bowler within the ICC Ladies’s ODI rankings. Ecclestone is the No. 1 bowler within the T20I rankings as nicely.
Ecclestone took 3 for 20 in a shedding trigger in opposition to West Indies and adopted it up with a formidable 1 for 23 in opposition to South Africa, however England misplaced once more as Marizanne Kapp put up a superb all-round present.

Kapp picked up 5 for 45, her maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs, earlier than guiding the chase with a 42-ball 32. Because of this, she has jumped 4 spots to No. 4 on the bowling charts, whereas additionally retaining her No. 3 spot within the allrounders’ rankings.

West Indies’ Hayley Matthews was one other participant who made good points on the allrounders’ chart. She is now at No. 2, her 45 and a couple of for 40 in opposition to England and 43 and 1 for 65 in opposition to India serving to her achieve two spots.
Matthews, nonetheless, continues to be 87 rating factors behind Ellyse Perry, who sits on the high of the chart. Perry strengthened her place by scoring 68 and choosing up 1 for 18 in Australia’s 141-run win over New Zealand. In the identical match, Ashleigh Gardner‘s unbeaten 48 and a couple of for 15 helped her transfer two spots as much as No. 7.

Satterthwaite scored 75 in opposition to India and 44 in opposition to Australia. That noticed her climb up 5 spots to No. 3. At 717 ranking factors, she is simply eight behind No. 2 Tammy Beaumont and 14 behind No. 1 Alyssa Healy.

Wolvaardt’s 75 and 77 in opposition to Pakistan and England, respectively, in the meantime, helped her break into the highest ten. She is at the moment at No. 5.

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