Australia’s all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner has grabbed top spot in the ICC Women’s T20I Rankings for all-rounders. Gardner achieved this stunning feat after producing match-winning performance in the final T20I of the series against India which Australia won by 4-1 score.
Gardner was also named as the Player of the Match for her matching winning effort of unbeaten 66 off 32 balls & figures of 2-20 that has helped her to moved up by three places to grab the top spot. She has surpassed West indies Captain Hayley Matthews, Deepti Sharma & Sophie Devine to become the No 1 all-rounder in T20I Format.
Sophie Devine (389) & Deepti Sharma (387)are occupying second & third place in the all-rounders list. However, Gardner (417) are occupying top spot with highest rating points in his kitty. On the other hand, Matthews moved down by two spots to acquire fourth place with 381 points. Taylor (235) & Ellyse Perry (231) surpassed Tahlia McGrath who moved up by two spots to 10th position as per an ICC Statement.
In batters Rankings also Gardner is the notable gainer. She moved up by two places to career best seventh position on the back of her 115 runs & seven wickets. She also moved up by three places to 14th position in the latest update on the back of her stunning performances with the ball in hand. Deepti Sharma’s 53 off 34 ball against Australia helped her to move up by three places to 29th position in batters rankings. Meanwhile, Sciver & Richa Ghosh has moved up by one place to occupy 15th & 39th positions in the Batters list. Grace Harris’s unbeaten 64 off 35 has helped her to move by 33 places to 61st Position.
Coming to bowlers Rankings, England’s seamer Freyas Davies has moved up by 23 places to occupy 26th position. Davies achieved the desirable position on the back of her three & two wicket haul against West Indies. Meanwhile, Darcie Brown to moved up by six places to acquire 33rd position in the list. Other bowlers who earned a mark in latest update are Issy Wong & Karishma Ramharack who moved up by 25 places to 77th position while Ramharack moved up by five places to 80th position.