New Delhi: India’s star opener Shafali Verma has retained the top spot among women’s T20 batters while New Zealand’s Sophie Devine is the new joint top-ranked all-rounder in the ICC ranking which was issued on Tuesday.
The No.1 all-rounder position is being shared between Sophie Devine and Natalie Sciver of England at 371 points. Kathryn Bryce is third with 327 points.
At No.3 is India’s Smriti Mandhana in the ICC Women’s T20 International Rankings.
Salma Khatun (261) of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka's Chamari Athapaththu (265 and Nida Dar (258) of Pakistan are the others in the top-10.
Indian Bowler Deepti Sharma is placed at No.6 in the rankings with 703 points and teammate Poonam Yadav is eight with 670 points.
Meanwhile, the Indian Women’s Cricket team will tour Australia for 1 Test match, 3 Odis, and 3 T20Is which starts on September 21.