Question: Which of the following player entered the top-five in the ICC Women’s T20 International player batting ranking released recently?
(a) Mithali Raj
(b) Smriti Mandhana
(c) Harmanpreet Kaur
(d) Jhulan Goswami
- Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur entered the top-five achieving 3rd spot in the latest ICC women’s T20 International player batting rankings updated on 24th November, 2018. Suzle Bates of New Zealand bagged the first spot.
- Opener Smriti Mandhana (6th) and Jemimah Rodrigues (10th) also achieved their career-best rankings. Mithali Raj holds the 9th
- Harmanpreet has gained three slots to reach the third position. The Indian captain aggregated 183 runs including a match-winning 103 in the tournament opener against New Zealand.
- India is at the fifth place with 256 points in the Team Ranking (T-20), the top spot is held by Australia with 283 points.