Cricket is game played between two teams of 11 players in each of them. It is a bat and ball game. There is a is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch with a target called the wicket wooden stumps at each end. We all know what is cricket and all as it is one of popular game played around the world. There are across 2.5 billion fans of cricket in the world. The first recorded match of women’s cricket was reported in The Reading Mercury on 26 July 1745, a match contested between eleven maids of Bramley and eleven maids of Hambledon, all dressed in white. Women’s cricket has been played internationally since the inaugural women’s Test match between England women and Australia women in December 1934. Here is the list of top 10 women ODI players of 2017.
Top 10 Women ODI Players of 2017
10.S.R Taylor –
Rating – 602
The list of top 10 women ODI players of 2017 starts with this Jamaican cricketer who is current captain of west indies women’s cricket team. Taylor is a right-handed batsman and off break bowler. She made her ODI debut on 24 june 2008 against Ireland. She scored her maiden century in One Day Internationals in October 2009, remaining 108 not out against South Africa. She scored 3911 runs in 104 matches with a batting average of 43.45.
9.Lizelle Lee –
Rating – 625
We have Lizelle Lee in 9th position in this list of top 10 women ODI players of 2017. Lee is a South African cricketer. Lee is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium fast bowler. She made her ODI debut on 20 september 2013 against bangladesh. She scored 1726 runs in 59 matches with a batting average of 30.86.
8.Natalie Sciver –
Rating – 631
To the list of top 10 women ODI players of 2017 Natalie comes at 8. She is an English cricketer. She began playing cricket as a teenager, and played for Surrey club side Stoke d’Abernon. She is a right handed batsman and right arm medium pace bowler. Natalie made her ODI debut on 1 july 2013 against Pakistan. She scored 1206 run in 41 matches with a batting average of 44.66.
7.Alex Blackwell –
Rating – 667
Alex is a cricketer who plays for New South Wales and Australia as a specialist batsman. She is a right-handed batsman and right arm medium pace bowler. Alex made her ODI debut on 29 January 2003 vs England. She owns 3 hundreds and 34 fifties. She scored 3380 runs in 141 matches, batting average 35.57.
6.Harmanpreet Kaur –
Rating – 677
Harmanpreet Kaur is a punjab born Indian all rounder cricketer. Kaur is right-handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler. She made her ODI debut at age of 20 against Pakistan women’s in March 2009 in the 2009 Women’s Cricket World Cup played at Bradman Oval. She scored 2025 runs in 78 matches with a batting average 36.81. Kaur was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award for Cricket in the year 2017 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
5.Suzie Bates –
Rating – 703
Suzie Bates is a New zealand cricketer. She is a right handed batsman. She made her ODI debut on 4 march 2006 against India. She currently holds the highest score and highest batting average in the New Zealand Women’s Twenty20 cricket team. She won the ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2013. She scored 3649 runs in 100 matches with a batting average 42.43.
4.A. E. Satterthwaite –
Rating – 720
4th place is acquired by A.E Satterthwaite. She is a new zealand cricketer who currently plays for the Canterbury Magicians. Satterthwaite made her international debut for New Zealand against Australia on 21 July 2007. She scored 1066 runs in 75 matches and has a batting average of 19.74. On 26 February 2017 against Australia she became the first player in WODI and second overall after Kumar Sangakkara in ODI to score four consecutive hundreds.
3.Ellyse Perry –
Rating – 741
According to performance Ellyse Perry comes in 3rd place in this list of top 10 women ODI players of 2017. Perry is an Australian sportswoman who plays for both the Australian cricket and the Australian women’s national soccer team. She made her ODI debut on 22 july 2007 against New zealand. She is a right-handed batsman. She scored 2303 runs in 91 matches having a batting average of 51.34.
2.Mitali Raj –
Rating – 753
Mithali Raj is an Indian cricketer and the captain of the Indian Women’s cricket team in Tests and ODI. She made her ODI debut on 26 june 1999 against Ireland. She is a right armed batter. She is often regarded as one of the greatest cricketing batters to have ever played the game, she is the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket and the only female cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run mark in ODIs. She is the first player to score 7 consecutive 50s in ODIs. She has scored 6190 runs in 186 matches having a batting average of 51.59.
1.Meg Lanning –
Rating – 763
First place is acquired by Meg Lanning in the list of top 10 women ODI players of 2017. She is an opening batsman and captain of Australian cricket team. She made her ODI debut on 5 January 2011 against England. She scored 2999 runs in 63 matches. She has an amazing batting average of 54.52.