Harmanpreet Kaur named captain as 3 Indians make it to Women’s World T20 XI

first_imgIndian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur was named captain of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 XI on Sunday, which also featured opener Smriti Mandhana and leg-spinner Poonam Yadav.A selection panel comprising former players and commentators Ian Bishop, Anjum Chopra and Ebony Rainford-Brent, journalist Melinda Farrell and ICC’s General Manager – Cricket, Geoff Allardice, picked the team on the basis of the players’ performances in the tournament, which concluded on Sunday with Australia winning the title.Three players from England, two from Australia and one each from Pakistan, New Zealand and the Windies have also been named in the eleven.Also read – Australia win 4th title with 8-wicket win over EnglandHarmanpreet was one of two captains to make the squad along with Pakistan’s Javeria Khan with player of the tournament Alyssa Healy of Australia and England’s Amy Jones nominated to bat ahead of her.All-rounders Deandra Dottin of the Windies and Allyse Perry of Australia, and England pacer Anya Shrubsole are the seam bowlers in the squad with off-spinner Leigh Kasperek of New Zealand and left-arm spinner Kirstie Gordon of England are the slow bowlers. Bangladesh’s new-ball bowler Jahanara Alam has been named as the 12th player.Also read – Alyssa Healy-Mitchell Starc become first couple to win best player at World Cups Team of the tournament: 1. Alyssa Healy (Australia)Matches: 6, Runs: 225, Average: 56.25, Strike Rate: 144.23, Best: 56*2. Smriti Mandhana (India)Matches: 5, Runs: 178, Average: 35.60, Strike Rate: 125.35, Best: 833. Amy Jones (England wicket-keeper)Matches: 5, Runs: 107, Average: 53.50, Strike Rate: 113.82, Best: 53*;Dismissals: 4c/1s4. Harmanpreet Kaur (India captain)Matches: 5, Runs: 183, Average: 45.75, Strike Rate: 160.52, Best: 103advertisement5. Deandra Dottin (West Indies)Matches: 5, Runs: 121, Average: 24.20, Strike Rate: 101.68, Best: 49; Wickets: 10, Average: 7.70, Strike Rate: 8.2, Economy Rate: 5.63, Best: 5/56. Javeria Khan (Pakistan)Matches: 4, Runs: 136, Average: 45.33, Strike Rate: 130.76, Best: 74*7. Ellyse Perry (Australia)Matches: 6, Runs: 60, Average: 60.00, Strike Rate: 122.44, Best: 39*; Wickets: 9, Average: 9.88, Strike Rate: 10.6, Economy Rate: 5.56, Best: 3/168. Leigh Kasperek (New Zealand)Matches: 4, Wickets: 8, Average: 11.75, Strike Rate: 12.0, Economy Rate: 5.87, Best: 3/199. Anya Shrubsole (England)Matches: 5, Wickets: 7, Average: 12.57, Strike Rate: 15.4, Economy Rate: 4.88, Best: 3/1010. Kirstie Gordon (England)Matches: 5, Wickets: 8, Average: 12.25, Strike Rate: 14.2, Economy Rate: 5.15, Best: 3/1611. Poonam Yadav (India)Matches: 5, Wickets: 8, Average: 15.75, Strike Rate: 15.0, Economy Rate: 6.30, Best: 3/3312th: Jahanara Alam (Bangladesh)Matches: 4, Wickets: 6, Average: 10.16, Strike Rate: 12.0, Economy Rate: 5.08, Best: 3/21(With inputs from PTI)last_img

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