ICC Ranking: India’s young wicket-keeper batsman Richa Ghosh, who performed brilliantly in the Women’s T20 World Cup, has gained tremendously in the ICC Women’s T20 rankings. He has jumped 21 places in the batsmen’s ranking in T20 on Friday. Richa Ghosh won everyone’s heart with her performance in the recently played T20 World Cup. Where the senior batsmen of the team were unable to score runs. There Richa Ghosh scored runs at a strike rate of over 130. Now they have got the fruits of it.
These innings did wonders
Richa Ghosh has reached 22nd position in this year’s ICC rankings. Richa’s impressive performance in the recently concluded T20 World Cup made her the only Indian to be included in the ‘Most Valuable Team’ of the tournament. The 19-year-old Richa from Siliguri scored 136 runs at an average of 68 and was the second highest run-scorer behind Smriti Mandhana (151 runs). He played three unbeaten innings which included 31 against Pakistan, 44 against West Indies and 47 against England.
These players also jumped
The biggest jumps in the rankings were made by Vishmi Gunaratne of Sri Lanka and spinner Charlie Dean of England. Gunaratne jumped 95 places to reach 169th position. She played in the Women’s T20 World Cup only after playing nine T20 Internationals for Sri Lanka. Off-spinner Charlie Dean has jumped 77 places to reach 50th position in the bowlers’ rankings, while he has jumped 103 places to reach 77th position in the all-rounders’ rankings.
India’s top 5 batsmen in T20
Richa Ghosh is at this position with 565 rating points. Team India’s vice-captain Smriti Mandhana is the only Indian in the top 10 of this ranking. Mandhana is at the third position with 722 rating points. Apart from these, Jemima Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur and Shefali Verma are present at 13th, 14th and 15th position respectively. After this it is Richa Ghosh’s number. That is, overall, Richa Ghosh is in the top 5 batsmen of India.
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