Ahead of the Commonwealth Games, in which ladies’s cricket suits will certainly be played in the T20 layout from July 29 to August 7 in Birmingham, the ICC has actually announced the very first 5 players picked as 100% Cricket Superstars.
The five gamers are from different nations and also they are Shafali Verma from India, Sophie Ecclestone from England, Laura Wolvaardt from South Africa, Hayley Matthews from West Indies, and Amelia Kerr from New Zealand. These gamers are the initial crop of what will eventually be a 100% Cricket Superstars squad that followers can pick from to select a final XI.
Shafali Verma (India):
The adolescent experience from India has already amassed several eyeballs internationally, thanks to her swashbuckling batting abilities. She is the youngest gamer to make her launching for India and also the youngest Indian to strike an international half-century. Considering that her global debut in 2019, she has featured in two Tests, 17 ODIs and also 32 T20Is. She has scored near 1500 runs, including 10 half-centuries across layouts. In her brief international career until now, she has confirmed to be an all-round gamer. She standards more than 60 in Tests, close to 30 in ODIs and also has a strike price of 140 in T20Is.
Sophie Ecclestone (England):
The left arm spinner from England is the number one bowler in females’s ODI and also T20I cricket. She is among one of the most effective bowlers for England in current times. The 23-year-old rewriter made her worldwide launching in 2016 and also ever since has actually been an indispensable part of the English bowling attack. In her 102 global appearances, she has scalped 161 arches, consisting of one 5 arch haul and also five four wicket hauls. Aside from her bowling, she is greater than a convenient lower order batter as well as has greater than 400 international runs to her name.
Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa):.
The right-handed opening batter from South Africa is a pleasure to enjoy when she gets on song. Arguably, she is the most effective cover chauffeur in the present-day ladies’s cricket. In the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup that was played in New Zealand early this year, she was the leading run-getter for the Proteas as well as the 4th greatest run scorer in the event. To date, the 23-year-old has played 114 international matches and has mustered up greater than 3500 worldwide runs, including 3 centuries and also 30 half-centuries.
Hayley Matthews (West Indies):
The star all-rounder is the recently appointed captain of the West Indies. She is a right-handed opening batter as well as a right arm off spinner. She has been the vice-captain of the team given that 2018. Matthews made her worldwide launching in 2014. The 24-year-old has the experience of playing 69 ODIs as well as 61 T20Is. The assaulting batter has actually muscled 1764 runs in ODIs and also 1055 runs in T20Is. She likewise has a T20I century along with 3 centuries in the 50-over layout. In addition to her prolific batting record, she has 136 international arches under her belt, consisting of five four wicket hauls.
Amelia Kerr (New Zealand):
The 21-year-old all-rounder from New Zealand holds an one-of-a-kind record of racking up a double century as well as picking up 5 arches in the same ODI. Her score of 232 not out against Ireland in an ODI is the highest possible private score by any player in females’s ODI cricket. She is a right-handed top order batter and also an ideal arm leg rewriter. Though she started her worldwide occupation as a professional bowler, she has actually taken some quick strides to make her place in the side as a genuine all-rounder. She has actually stood for the White Ferns in 95 international matches, racked up near 1500 runs and also grabbed 115 wickets.