Smriti Mandhana Surges in ICC Rankings with Miracle Performance

Smriti Mandhana, the Indian women’s cricket team’s vice-captain and star player, has achieved another milestone. In the first match of the three-match ODI series against South Africa, Mandhana played a brilliant century, contributing significantly to her team’s victory. Consequent to this, Mandhana has jumped two places in the ICC’s ODI rankings and has been included in the top 3.

Smriti Mandhana Reaches Third Place in ICC ODI Rankings

The ODI rankings of women players have been released by the ICC. In this, England’s brilliant batsman Amy Sciver-Brunt has climbed to the first position, while Chamari Atapattu of Sri Lanka has slipped to the second position. Smriti Mandhana, who was fifth, has jumped two places and is now ranked third with a current rating of 715. She has also had a previous stint at number one, but had since slipped.

She is Also Included in the Top 5 in T20 Rankings

Smriti Mandhana is also included in the top 5 in ICC’s T20 rankings. With a rating of 715, she remained at number 5 in the T20 rankings. In the match against South Africa, Mandhana scored 117 runs off 127 balls, including one six and 12 fours.

Two Matches Left in the Series Against South Africa

After batting first, the Indian team managed to score 265 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs. South Africa needed to chase down 266 runs, but lost all their wickets in 37.4 overs, resulting in a huge Indian victory by 143 runs. Two matches are left in the series, where Mandhana’s batting will be looked forward to.

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