Aussie captain Meg Lanning again to the highest of the world rankings


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Australia captain Meg Lanning may spend over 1000 days as one of the best batter on this planet, rocketing again to the highest of the world rankings for the fifth time after main her workforce to a document equalling one-day successful streak.

An unbeaten century towards New Zealand on Monday, her 14th in ODIs, was sufficient for the rampaging skipper to cement her standing as one of the best batter on this planet.

Lanning, 28, has been on prime of the rankings 5 instances, however not since October 2018, having battled shoulder accidents lately earlier than returning to captrain her workforce to a T20 World Cup win earlier this 12 months.

She racked up 163 runs in simply two of the three matches towards the Kiwis, lacking the record-equalling twenty first win with a hamstring pressure, together with her 101 not out within the second match.

That helped lanning leap 4 locations within the rankings, to dislodge West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor from the highest.

Australian captain Meg Lanning is the world’s best female batter again(Photo by Patrick HAMILTON / AFP) /
Australian captain Meg Lanning is the world’s finest feminine batter once more(Picture by Patrick HAMILTON / AFP) /

Lanning has been the primary ranked batter for whole of 902 days for the reason that first time in November 2014, a tremendous achievement for the Sir Donald Bradman of the ladies’s recreation.

Aussie spinner Jess Jonassen, who took eight wickets within the sequence, consolidate her place because the primary ODI bowler on this planet.

Jonassen has been No.1 for 599 days unfold over six spells, together with the continuing one which commenced in October 2019.

Australia additionally retained it’s place because the primary workforce on this planet, a place hardly in query as they give the impression of being to interrupt the 17 year-old world document set by Ricky Ponting’s Australian males’s facet in 2003.

Lanning’s workforce has not tasted defeat within the 50-over format since October 2017, sweeping the seven sequence they’ve performed since, and received two T20 World Cups in that timeframe.

The Indian Telegraph
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