Mithali, Harmanpreet in top-10 of ICC rankings

India’s One-day captain Mithali Raj and top batter Harmanpreet Kaur were placed 2nd and 10th in the ICC batswomen’s rankings released after the World Cup Qualifier that ended on Tuesday.

Harmanpreet pulled off 8 runs in the last two deliveries to help India beat South Africa in the final of Women’s World Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday.   -  AP

India’s One-day captain Mithali Raj and top batter Harmanpreet Kaur were placed 2nd and 10th in the ICC batswomen’s rankings released after the World Cup Qualifier that ended in Colombo on Tuesday. Meg Lanning of Australia leads the charts with 804 points while Raj with 733 points is second in the list. Harmanpreet, known for her towering sixes is 574 in the list.

In the women’s list, Jhulan Goswami, who did not play the Qualifiers due to injury, is placed 3rd in the bowler’s list behind Marizanne Kapp of South Africa and Stefanie Taylor of West Indies. Left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht is eighth in the list.

Jhulan is also seventh in the list of all—rounders while Shikha Pandey and Deepti Sharma are 19th and 20th in the list.