Proteas rise in ICC women's rankings

2017-07-26 13:07
Marizanne Kapp (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The Proteas women have made a move in the latest ICC women's rankings following the completion of the ICC Women's World Cup.

The Proteas went down to eventual champions England in their semi-final in Bristol by two wickets.

Fast bowler Marizanne Kapp still obtains the No 1 position in the bowling rankings, while Ayabonga Khaka moved up five places to a career-best sixth position.

Skipper Dane van Niekerk jolted up after becoming the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 15 and Shibnam Ismail sits at No 9 on the bowler rankings.

Other significant gains include Mignon du Preez's 76 not out against England lifting her six places to a career-best 11th position.

Proteas opener Laura Walovaardt has gained three positions to reach a career-best 19th rank.

Meanwhile, leg-spinner Sune Luus has moved up one place to 22nd in the list.

Top 10 ODI batswoman rankings:

1. Meg Lanning (AUS) - 763

2. Mithali Raj (IND) - 753

3. Ellyse Perry (AUS) - 741

4. Amy Satterthwaite (NZ) - 720

5. Suzie Bates (NZ) - 703

6. H. Kaur (IND) - 677

7. Alex Blackwell (AUS) - 667

8. Natalie Sciver (ENG) - 631

9. Lizelle Lee (SA) - 625

10. Stafanie Taylor (WI) - 602

Top 10 ODI bowling rankings:

1. Marizanne Kapp (RSA) - 656

2. J. Goswami (IND) - 652

3. Jess Jonassen (AUS) - 637

4. Stafanie Taylor (WI) - 625

5. K. Brunt (ENG) - 603

6. Ayabonga Khaka - (RSA) - 578

7. A. Shrubsole - (ENG) - 576

8. Dane van Niekerk (RSA) - 573

9. Shibnam Ismail (RSA) - 565

10. Ellyse Perry (AUS) - 557

Top 5 all-rounder rankings:

1. Ellyse Perry (AUS) - 413

2. Stafanie Taylor (WI) - 376    

3. Dane van Niekerk (RSA) - 281

4. Marizanne Kapp (RSA) - 272

5. Amy Satterthwaite  (NZ) - 266


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