Women of the present generation are not confined to their households. They are leading from the front in several important areas and are progressing in sync with the men. One such area is cricket. Women are ruling the cricket world with various record-breaking performances.
Women cricketers of various nations are toiling hard to improvise their skills. This is quite evident from their performances on the field. However, there is one attribute that women possess naturally and that is beauty.
Following is the list of 05 most beautiful women cricketers of the world at present :
5. Sarah Taylor
Sarah Taylor is one of the best women wicket-keepers that England has ever produced. Her agility and nimble glovework behind the stumps are feared by every batsman on the crease. She played a crucial knock in the 2017 world cup at lords for the team. Her batting abilities have proved to be a boon in the middle order as well.
Sarah has featured in all the 3 formats of the game. She holds experience playing in 10 test matches, 126 ODIs, and 90 T20 internationals. She has scored a total of 4056 runs in the ODIs, with 07 centuries to her credit. Her rich experience in the field can be attributed to the fact that she has represented her nation in more than 200 matches.
4. Meg Lanning
This Australian skipper is a perfect example of beauty with brains. She brilliantly executes her plans to put the opposition to the back foot at crucial junctures. Her beauty adds a feather to her cap of records. She is a good hitter of the ball that makes her stand out from the others.
A captain who inspires many others, she is a better performer in white-ball cricket. With a total of 3500+ runs in 82 matches, she delivers at an exceptional average of 55. Her T20 career is also phenomenal with 13 half-centuries to boast her batting abilities.
3. Dane Van Niekerk
A fiery, street-smart skipper of all the three formats of the game for the Proteas, Niekerk ranks third in the list. Her leg-spinning abilities puzzle the batsmen as she weaves the magic with the ball. Born and brought up in the capital city of Pretoria, she is a soft-spoken lady. This charming personality performs wonders with her bat as well.
She has featured in more than 100 ODIs amassing a total of 2115 runs. An experienced player of the T20Is as well, she is a perfect all-rounder to maintain a healthy strike rate of 94.8. In the T20I format, she has a total of 1839 runs in 83 matches.
2. Ellyse Perry
Ellyse is one of the hottest cricketers on the planet at the moment. Her all-rounder abilities have enabled Australia to seal the matches even in the worst of situations. Under her leadership, the Australian women’s team had reached the pinnacle of success. Every cricketer would not hesitate to include her in their respective playing XI.
With a dynamic average of 52.1 in the 112 ODIs she has featured in, she becomes a hot favorite in the men’s team as well. Her test match figures are equally exceptional as she amazes us with an average of 78. She has scored a total of 624 runs in just 8 matches, indicating her prowess with the bat.
1. Smriti Mandhana
The Indian diva aka destructive opener Smriti Mandhana steals the limelight by grabbing the first position in the list. Her smile is enough to make your day. A charming personality, she is a very popular figure in the world of women’s cricket. She already raised eyebrows with her debut performance and has been consistently exuding brilliance ever since then.
She was awarded the honor of being the Best Women’s International Cricketer in 2018. This left-handed batsman has scored 2025 runs with her bat in the ODIs off 51 matches. T20 has been her area of expertise as well as she proudly showcases her experience with 75 matches. Not only that, but she also has a total of 30 half-centuries and 04 centuries to her account.