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Australia Women make big gains in MRF Tyres ICC Women’s ODI Rankings

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Australia stars sizzle in the latest weekly update of the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings.

Career highs for Healy, Gardner, and Perry, among others in weekly update

Last week, Australia’s Alyssa Healy scored a blazing 65 against New Zealand Women in their record winning game that advanced her to a career best of 753 points in the MRF Tyres ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings and equalled her career-best of third place, set in October 2019. In the same game, her compatriot, all-rounder Ellyse Perry moved back above the 700-point barrier with her innings of 56 not out.

Ashleigh Gardner’s unbeaten 53 from just 41 balls also took her into the world’s top 30 MRF Tyres ICC ODI Women’s batter’s rankings for the first time. In the bowler’s category for ODI, Megan Schutt’s 4-32 enabled her to move above Marizanne Kapp into second place. Tasmanian, Nicola Carey who took 3-34 move to a career-best 37th place in the ODI Women’s bowler rankings.

From New Zealand, Lauren Down’s previous highest ODI score was just 15, but her innings of 90 for New Zealand lifted her up 55 places to rank 62.

Courtesy of the ICC

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