Amelia Kerr breaks into top ten ODI allrounders in ICC Rankings
Amelia Kerr in action. © Getty Images
New Zealand player Amelia Kerr broke into the top ten for the allrounders for the first time with her impressive performance with the bat in the second ODI against Australia where she scored 47. She also moved to 38th among the batters gaining two places in the ICC ODI rankings in the latest update on Tuesday (April 13).
Australia skipper Meg Lanning move up by one position to the sixth in the ICC ODI batting rankings after the New Zealand series with the 49 she scored in the second ODI. Tammy Beaumont and Jess Jonassen continue to top the rankings chart in the latest update.
Alyssa Healy, who moved to her career-best number three in the last update, retained her ranking with a career-best rating point of 756 just behind Beaumont and South Africa’s Lizelle Lee.
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Among the bowlers, Liegh Kasperek made significant moves after her impressive performance against Australia where she took the best figures against them by any bowler in ODIs with a 6 for 46 in the second ODI and followed it up with a three-wicket haul in the final ODI. She now moved to 17th gaining seven places in the process. Left-handed Brooke Halliday moved to 45th in the batting ranking after advancing 14 places.
Australia allrounder Ashleigh Gardner gained one position to reach number seven in the allrounders list while New Zealand regular skipper Sophie Devine slipped two places after missing the series. Marizanne Kapp and Ellyse Perry are tied for the top spot among the allounders.