There are some remarkable players in Women Cricket World. That makes it difficult to choose the best of the lot. Here we presenting to you 10 Best Women Cricketers.
Top 10 Best Women Cricketers in the World
10. Sana Mir (Pakistan)
Sana Mir is a Pakistani cricketer and the captain of the Pakistan women cricket team. She is one of the top 10 greatest women cricketers and currently ranked at 16th position in the ICC Player Rankings for women. Sana was provided with the captaincy of the team in 2009. She is regarded as one of the best bowlers in the Pakistan woman cricket team.
9. Shashikala Siriwardene (Sri Lanka)
Shashikala Siriwardene is the captain of the Sri Lankan women’s cricket team and also amongst the top 10 best women cricketers. Her debut in international cricket was made in 2003 against West Indies. She is known for her bowling attacks. Her best figure is 4-11 which was attained against Pakistan in the year 2005. She holds another 4 wicket figure, 4-34 which is also against Pakistan in 2006 during the Asia cup.
8. Meghann Moira Lanning (Australia)
Meghann Moira Lanning is an Australian woman cricketer and an opening batsman in the team. She holds a unique achievement of being Australia’s youngest century-maker at the age of 18 years and 288 days. This record was previously held by Ricky Ponting who scored his first century at the age of 21 years and 21 days. She is widely considered as the top player in the current Australian women cricket team.
7. Mithali Raj (India)
Mithali Raj is an Indian woman cricketer who made her ODI debut in 1999 and made history through her amazing score of 114 not out. In 2002 during her third test, she again made history by scoring 214, breaking the previous record of highest runs in test innings in women cricket held by Karen Rolton at 209. It was later claimed by Kiran Baluch of Pakistan through her 242 runs inning. She is really the be the part of the top 10 excellent women cricketers.
6. Stafanie Roxann Taylor (West Indies)
Stafanie Roxann Taylor is a female cricketer of the West Indies women cricket team. She is a right-handed batsman and bowls off-spin. Taylor has a great achievement of representing her team for more than 80 times, ever since she made her debut in 2008. She also has a great achievement of being the first West Indian female cricketer to receive the award for ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year in 2011.
5. Lisa Carprini Sthalekar (Australia)
Lisa Carprini Sthalekar is an Australian woman cricketer of Indian origin. Football pundits regard her as one of the finest all-rounder cricketers in sports. She has a unique ability to be the first women cricketer of achieving 1,000 runs mark along with a 100 wickets figures in One Day Internationals. After the Australian women team’s victory in the 2013 ICC world cup, she took retirement from international cricket.
4. Katherine Helen Brunt (England)
Katherine Helen Brunt is an English woman cricketer who has a distinctive achievement of earning the title of women’s Cricketer of the Year award in both 2006 and 2010. The world knows her for her aggressive bowling with a classic action. She has also achieved the Woman of the Match title in the 2009 T20 World championship final at Lords. She took 3 wickets for 6 runs in a 4-over opening spell.
3. Jhulan Goswami (India)
Jhulan Goswami is an Indian Bengali female cricketer. A genuine all-rounder, Jhulan, captained the Indian team in the Women’s World Cup. Besides, she has made her name for her bowling and batting abilities in the team. She has also gathered her reputation as the fastest women bowler in the world of cricket. Besides her reputation as one of the greatest female bowlers, Jhulan also holds her place among the top 10 best women cricketers. She has received the ICC women cricketer award in 2007.
2. Sarah Jane Taylor (England)
Sarah Jane is an English woman cricketer serving as a wicket-keeper batsman in the team. Fans know her for the classic flow strokes and drives. Besides, She became a part of the team during the ashes 2008. Following the same year, she achieved a terrific landmark as the youngest female cricketer to score 1000 runs in her international career. She also had the honor of achieving the title of t20 international female cricketer of 2013.
1. Ellyse Perry (Australia)
Ellyse Alexandra Perry made her debut in Australian international cricket at the age of 16. She is a right-handed all-rounder player. She quickly rose to fame in the team through her outstanding performance. Perry also holds the honor of being the youngest player in the Australian cricket team to play an international match. All the football pundits now consider Ellyse as a genuine all-rounder female cricketer by the experts.