India opener <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/smriti-mandhana" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Smriti Mandhana</a> has been named Leading Women's Cricketer in the annual Wisden Cricket's Almanack, set to be released tomorrow. <p></p> <p></p>This is the first Wisden honour for Mandhana, who in 2018 amassed 1291 runs across ODIs and T20Is. <p></p> <p></p>The 22-year-old is currently the top-ranked ODI player in the ICC women's ratings and third in T20Is. In 2018, Mandhana scored 669 runs at an average of 66.90 in 12 ODIs and 622 runs at a strike-rate of 130.67 in 25 T20Is. (<strong>READ: </strong><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/virat-kohli-named-wisden-cricketer-of-the-year-for-third-time-in-a-row-826984" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Virat Kohli named Wisden Cricketer of the Year for third time in a row</a>) <p></p> <p></p>Also in 2018, Mandhana ended the Kia Super League as the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/if-i-dont-score-now-i-just-enjoy-my-cricket-smriti-mandhana-736704" target="_blank" rel="noopener">highest run-getter</a> with 421 from 10 matches. <p></p> <p></p>The ICC named her Women's Cricketer of the Year for 2018.