Harmanpreet Kaur moves up to 6th spot in ICC ODI Rankings

England fast bowler Anya Shrubsole has broken into the top 10 of the MRF Tyres ICC Women s ODI Player Rankings for the first time in her career after playing a star role in the knockout phase of the ICC Women s World Cup 2017 which culminated with her side s nine runs victory over India in the final at Lord s on Sunday. Shrubsole has moved up nine slots to a career-best seventh position after her player of the match effort of six for 46 in a thrilling final before a packed to capacity crowd. Shrubsole had also picked one for 33 in the semi-final against South Africa, which her team won by two wickets. Sushma Verma offered DSP post by Himachal Pradesh government

Other England bowlers too had much to cheer about in the latest rankings, which took into account the semi-finals and final of the eight-team tournament played across five venues in the United Kingdom. Laura Marsh has gained one place to move to 19th position, while Jenny Gunn has moved up two places to 20th spot. Among the England batters, Sarah Taylor has progressed three positions to 12th rank after notching up 54 in the semi-final and 45 in the final. Taylor, who was chosen as the wicket-keeper in the team of the ICC Women s World Cup 2017 announced on Monday, aggregated 396 runs to finish fourth in the list of run-scorers in the tournament.

For India, Harmanpreet Kaur s swashbuckling 171 not out helped India defeat Australia by 36 runs in the semi-final and she followed that with a fighting 51 in the final against England. These performances are well rewarded in the latest rankings as she has moved up seven slots to sixth position. She is now the second India batter to feature in the top after Mithali Raj, who is ranked second 10 points behind Australia captain Meg Lanning. Australia s Ellyse Perry is third, trailing Raj by 12 points. Mithali explains about her bizarre run out in India vs England Women s World Cup final

Apart from Kaur, Poonam Raut has gained five slots to reach 14th position after scores of 86 and 14 in the final and semi-final respectively, while Veda Krishnamurthy has gained seven slots to reach a career-best 26th position following scores of 35 in the final and 16 not out in the semi-final. Among bowlers, world s leading ODI wicket-taker Jhulan Goswami has gained four slots to reach second position and within four points of South Africa s Marizanne Kapp after figures of 3 for 23 in the final and two for 35 in the semi-final.

Goswami s new-ball partner Shikha Pandey (up one place to 12th) and leg-spinner Poonam (up six places to a career-best 28th) are other India bowlers to move up. South Africa players have made significant gains with Mignon du Preez s 76 not out against England lifting her six places to a career-best 11th position and opener Laura Walovaardt has gained three positions to reach a career-best 19th rank. Purnima Rau: Mithali Raj was overburdened as a batter when I started as coach

Among the South Africa bowlers, Ayabonga Khaka has moved up five places to a career-best sixth position and leg-spinner Sune Luus has moved up one place to 22nd in the list. As for the MRF Tyres ICC Women s Team Rankings, which take into account both ODIs and T20Is, there was no change in positions with Australia retaining top spot at 128 points. England has gained one point to reach 125 in second position, while New Zealand and India remain on 118 and 113 points, respectively. The West Indies (105), South Africa (93), Pakistan (73) and Sri Lanka (67) follow.

MRF Tyres ICC Women s ODI Team Rankings (as on 25 July 2017, after the ICC Women s World Cup)

Rank Team Points

1 Australia 128

2 England 125

3 New Zealand 118

4 India 113

5 West Indies 105

6 South Africa 93

7 Pakistan 73

8 Sri Lanka 67

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MRF Tyres ICC Women s ODI Rankings (as on 25 July 2017, after the ICC Women s World Cup)

Batters (top 10)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Highest Rating

1 ( – ) Meg Lanning Aus 763 54.52 834 v NZ at Bay Oval 2016

2 ( – ) Mithali Raj Ind 753 51.58 839 v Aus at Baroda 2004

3 ( – ) Ellyse Perry Aus 741 51.17 749 v SA at Taunton 2017

4 ( – ) A.Satterthwaite NZ 720 38.63 756 v Aus at Bay Oval 2017

5 ( – ) Suzie Bates NZ 703 42.43 775 v Aus at Bay Oval 2016

6 (+7) H. Kaur Ind 677 36.81 679 v SA at Bangalore 2014

7 (+1) Alex Blackwell Aus 667 35.57 683 v Ind at Canberra 2008

8 (-1) Natalie Sciver Eng 631* 44.66 642 v NZ at Derby 2017

9 (-3) Lizelle Lee SA 625 30.82 687 v Ind at Leicester 2017

10 (-1) Stafanie Taylor WI 602 42.97 765 v Ind at St Kitts (WP) 2012

Other selected rankings

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Highest Rating

11 (+6) M. du Preez SA 578! 32.94 578 v Eng at Bristol 2017

12 (+3) Sarah Taylor Eng 573 40.63 803 v Aus at Chelmsford 2009

14 (+5) Poonam Raut Ind 556! 32.64 556 v Eng at Lord’s 2017

19 (+3) L. Wolvaardt SA 523*! 48.05 523 v Eng at Bristol 2017

21 (+2) D. van Niekerk SA 491 31.43 547 v Ind at Colombo (PSS) 2017

26 (+7) V. Krishnamurthy Ind 466*! 27.12 466 v Eng at Lord’s 2017

36 (+14) Elyse Villani Aus 402*! 23.39 402 v Ind at Derby 2017

Bowlers (top 10)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Highest Rating

1 ( – ) M. Kapp SA 656 24.92 689 v Ind at Potchefstroom (N 2017

2 (+4) J. Goswami Ind 652 21.95 796 v Eng at Chennai 2007

3 (-1) Jess Jonassen Aus 637 23.42 658 v SA at Taunton 2017

4 (-1) Stafanie Taylor WI 625 19.51 768 v NZ at Kingston 2013

5 (-1) K. Brunt Eng 603 23.01 796 v Ind at Mumbai 2013

6 (+5) A. Khaka SA 578*! 29.95 578 v Eng at Bristol 2017

7 (+9) A. Shrubsole Eng 576! 25.58 576 v Ind at Lord’s 2017

8 (-3) D. van Niekerk SA 573 17.66 591 v SL at Taunton 2017

9 (-1) Shibnam Ismail SA 565 20.27 641 v Eng at Johannesburg 2016

10 (-1) Ellyse Perry Aus 557 25.30 698 v Ind at Mumbai 2012

Other selected rankings

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Highest Rating

12 (+1) S. Pandey Ind 550* 19.46 566 v Aus at Derby 2017

19 (+1) Laura Marsh Eng 490 26.63 711 v Aus at Perth 2011

20 (+2) Jenny Gunn Eng 489 28.19 693 v Ind at Scarborough 2014

28 (+6) Poonam Ind 444*! 20.21 444 v Eng at Lord’s 2017

All-rounders (top five)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Highest Rating

1 ( – ) Ellyse Perry Aus 413 446 v NZ at Bay Oval 2016

2 ( – ) Stafanie Taylor WI 376 559 v NZ at Kingston 2013

3 (+1) D. van Niekerk SA 281 298 v SL at Taunton 2017

4 (-1) M. Kapp SA 272 328 v Ire at Potchefstroom 2017

5 ( – ) A.Satterthwaite NZ 266/* 294 v WI at Taunton 2017