Pakistan players rise in women’s T20I rankings

Dar, Maroof, Amin and Mir were among the players who rose up the charts

Pakistan players rise in women’s T20I rankings PHOTO COURTESY: ICC

Pakistan women cricketers Bismah Maroof, Nida Dar, Anam Amin and Sana Mir have all improved their T20I rankings, after the latest update from the International Cricket Council (ICC).      

Maroof (number 16) and Dar (number 41) rose up in the chart for batsmen while Amin (number 19) and Mir (number 28) also saw a positive change in their respective bowling rankings.

India's Jemimah Rodrigues has climbed four slots to number two, while New Zealand's Suzie Bates retained her number one position.

South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk and Sri Lanka's Shashikala Siriwardene have also made upward movements in the rankings.

In the bowling list, South Africa pacer Shabnim Ismail and India spinner Radha Yadav have stormed into the top ten. Ismail climbed four places to number 7, while Yadav rose a whopping 18 spots to number 10. Lea Tahuhu also made a five-place leap to number 11. Leigh Kasperek dropped three places but still remained at an impressive number 6.

For Pakistan, Anam Amin climbed two places to 19th, while Sana Mir rose six spots to number 28.

Afy Fletcher made the most notable gains for Windies, jumping four spots to number 20, tied with South Africa skipper Dane van Niekerk, who leaped six places after claiming three wickets against Sri Lanka. Van Niekerk's teammate Marizanne Kapp climbed seven places to number 22, after a productive series against Sri Lanka.