Australia’s match winners move up in Reliance ICC T20I Women’s Rankings
Jess Cameron and Julie Hunter make strides while England’s Colvin enjoys some consolation
Jess Cameron moved up by two places to 4th in the ICC women's batting rankings.
Jess Cameron, who scored a match-winning 45 to help Australia retain the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 trophy, has moved up two places to fourth in the Reliance ICC T20I Women’s rankings released today (Monday).
Cameron was named player of the match in Australia’s thrilling four-runs victory against England in Colombo for her aggressive knock which included a game-changing 17 runs off one over from England’s Anya Shrubsole. There are also rises for teammates Meg Lanning, Alex Blackwell and Alyssa Healy with six from Australia now in the top 20 batting rankings which are still led by England’s Sarah Taylor.
Julie Hunter’s two wickets in the final followed on from her five for 22 against the West Indies in the semi-final which lifted her seven places to fifth in the rankings which are topped by her Australia team mate Lisa Sthalekar. England’s spinner Holly Colvin has also made significant gains in the bowling rankings and climbed to second – a move of five places. Hunter and Colvin have also moved up the all-rounders’ table which is now headed by Sthalekar who has toppled West Indies’ Stafanie Taylor at the top.