File photo of Radha Yadav with India teammate Deepti Sharma.© Twitter
Following her stellar performance in the just concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka, India’s left arm spinner Radha Yadav has risen to 13th in the ICC Women’s T20I player ranking. According to the latest rankings released by the ICC, Radha Yadav has moved up seven places to 13th among bowlers after taking four wickets in the series against Sri Lanka, which India won 2-1. In the batting standings, Sri Lankan captain Chamari Athapaththu has moved up one place to the best seventh position of his career after racking up 139 runs in three games.
She had not beaten a match-winning 80 in the final T20I in Dambulla.
Athapaththu has also won two places to reach seventh on the all-rounder list.
Indian batters Smriti Mandhana (fourth), Jemimah Rodrigues (14th) and captain Harmanpreet Kaur (18th) have retained their spots on the batting list.
The other Indian bowlers to move up the rankings are Pooja Vastrakar, who moved 30 places to 32nd place, and Renuka Thakur, who jumped 83 places to reach 97th place.
Vastrakar took two wickets in the T20I series, while also scoring 27 runs. Thakur also managed to take just two wickets in the three-match T20I series.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s Anushka Sanjeewani has moved up four spots to sixth place among the batters.
Sri Lanka spinners Oshadi Ranasinghe (11 places up to 26th), Sugandika Kumari (9 places up to 40th) and Inoka Ranaweera (16 places up to 47th) have also improved their rankings.
Topics mentioned in this article