Sports is a highly celebrated activity in every corner of the world. With the growing new years of the century, there are upcoming emerging best players of the game. so check 10 Best Female Cricketers in the World.
The sports field is also no lacking behind for the women players. Cricket dominates all the other sports in India, especially men’s cricket. However, there are women cricketers too who are emerging up.
The women’s cricket association came into existence in the year 1926 and women started taking part in the women’s tournament. However, their contribution is not much recognized even today.
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Check out the complete list of the top 10 women cricketers in the World 2021 here on this page.
1. Ellyse Perry
Ellyse is the world’s best and the youngest cricketer from Australia. She is the youngest Australian cricket player in the women. She plays international cricket where she is the first one to appear in the both ICC ad FIFA World Cup.
Ellyse is the first one to appear for both the tournaments in line at the age of 16. She is the one who got recognisation at a very young age. She also holds a lot of individual awards and various tournaments.
Ellyse has won the Belinda Clark Awards three times and the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award not once but twice. Not only this she has her name in Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Decade 2010-2019.
Undoubtedly she is one of the best women cricketers.
2. Sarah Jane Taylor
Sara is from England bagging the top two positions for the best women’s cricketer in the world. She is popular for her free-flow stroke play. Sara has her best role in retaining the Ashes in the Australi 2008.
With her success in the tournament, the cricketer turns out to be the most successful and the popular young cricketer in females. She owns the honor of T20 international female cricketer of 2013.
3. Jhulan Goswami
Jhulan Goswami is from India and ranks in the top 3 positions for the best female cricketer in the world. She belongs to Bengal and is one of the fast bowlers in India. She was the first one to take the 200 wickets in WODIs.
Not only this she wins the ICC Women’s Player of the year award in the year 2017. In the year 2011, she bags the M.A. Chidambaram Trophy for the Best Women’s Cricketers. In 2016 she comes to rank 1 of the ICC Women’s ODI bowling rankings.
She has got the commendable bowling skills and she holds the position on the top female cricketers in the World.
Soon, the biopic of the cricketer is going to be rolled out in Bollywood. Where the popular Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma will be portraying the female lead role of Jhulan Goswami in the biopic.
4. Katherine Helen Brunt
Katherine is from England where she is the fastest female bowler in the cricket game. She is also named as the England women’s cricketer of the Year in 2006 and again in 2010.
She wins the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2009 with England. In the T20 World Cup Final at the Lord’s she bags the man of the match with the glorious score of 3/6 in just 4 overs.
5. Lisa Carprini Sthalekar
Lisa is from Australia however she is of Indian origin. She is on the top list in the Female Cricketers of the world. She delivers her best game in the tournaments with the all-rounders.
Lisa is the first women who scores the 1,000 runs in ODI with the 100 wickets.
Not only this shw wins the 2013 ODI World Cup with Australia after which she takes her retriement in the game of cricket.
6. Stafanie Roxann Taylor
Stefanie is from Jamaica, West Indies and she is the captain of the side. She is the first woman from West Indies who bags the 1000 runs in the ODI for the nation.
She is the first player from the male and female to achieve the position 1 on the ODI rankings in bowling and batting.
In the year 2011, she achieves the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the year. In the years 2012 and 2015, she becomes the ICC Women’s ODI and T20 cricketer of the year.
7. Mithali Raj
Mithali is from India and is the highest run-scorer in the women’s cricket international. She is the only female cricketer to bench the 6000 runs in the Women’s One Day international matches.
During the ODI she is the first player who scores the 50s in seven consecutive matches. Mithali is the first from India in both Men and Women cricket who scores the 2000 runs in T20I and she is the first woman to touch the mark of 2002 WT20I runs.
Mithali has the honors of many of the prestigious awards which include national as well as international awards. She owns the honor of Wisden Leading Woman Cricketer in the World 2017. In 2003 she receives the Arjuna Award.
However, in the year 2015 government of India honours her with the third civilian award Padma Shri.
8. Meghann Lanning
Meghann the ODI captain of the Australian women’s cricket team from 2014 is one of the top cricketers in the world. She breaks the stereotype and bags the fastest 50 and fastest 100 in an ODI at the age of 20 for Australian female cricketers.
Meghann is one of the top cricketers who bags the record for women’s one-day international. She also holds prestigious awards like ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year in 2015. The same year she receives the honour for the Wisden Leading Women Cricketers in World.
9. Shashikala Siriwardene
Shashikala is from Sri Lanka who is also a former captain of the Sri Lankan cricket teams in the WODIs. She the only woman in Sri Lanka cricket who takes 100 ODI wickets.
Not only this she is also the only female who score the 1000+ runs in the WODI for Sri Lanka.
10. Sana Mir
Sana is from Pakistan who was also a captain of the national women’s cricket team in ODI and T20I. She took the 100 wickets in WODIs for Pakistan and became the first bowler to achieve the benchmark
She is one of the best females cricketers in the World. Not only this she wins two gold medals for Pakistan in the Asian Games 2010 and 2014.