Top international cricket players are ready for the T20 World Cup after strong performances in the WPL.

Top international cricket players are ready for the T20 World Cup

Many international stars performed well in the recent Women’s Premier League (WPL) and are expected to play a key role in the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.

The ninth edition of the Women’s T20 World Cup is set to take place in September and October, with Bangladesh hosting the event for the second time.

Several players who are expected to participate in the Women’s T20 World Cup performed well in the WPL and will aim to continue their good form in the upcoming ICC tournament.

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Leading run-scorers at WPL

Ellyse PerryRoyal Challengers Bangalore347
Meg LanningDelhi Capitals331
Shafali VermaDelhi Capitals309
Smriti MandhanaRoyal Challengers Bangalore300
Deepti SharmaUP Warriorz295
Beth MooneyGujarat Giants285
Harmanpreet KaurMumbai Indians268
Richa GhoshRoyal Challengers Bangalore257
Jemimah RodriguesDelhi Capitals235
Alice CapseyDelhi Capitals230

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Ellyse Perry was magical in Australia’s 2010 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup win.

Ellyse Perry, an experienced all-rounder, ended the tournament with 347 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore, the most of any player. Many of her Australian teammates also had notable performances.

Top-order batter Beth Mooney scored 285 runs for Gujarat Giants, ranking sixth in total runs. Grace Harris and Alyssa Healy also had notable performances, with 188 runs for UP Warriorz and 175 runs for UP Warriorz, respectively.

India’s women’s cricket team will be competing for their first Women’s T20 World Cup title in Bangladesh. Key players to watch include Shefali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma, Harmanpreet Kaur, Richa Ghosh, and Jemimah Rodrigues, all in good form based on their recent performances in domestic leagues.

The top six players all performed well in the tournament, with Shafali standing out for her impressive third highest run total and most number of sixes hit, clearing the rope 20 times.

Most sixes at WPL

Shafali VermaDelhi Capitals20
Smriti MandhanaRoyal Challengers Bangalore10
Richa GhoshRoyal Challengers Bangalore10
Deepti SharmaUP Warriorz8
Harmanpreet KaurMumbai Indians8
Jemimah RodriguesDelhi Capitals8
Grace HarrisUP Warriorz7
Kiran NavgireUP Warriorz7
Ellyse Perry Royal Challengers Bangalore7
Sophie Devine Royal Challengers Bangalore7

Shafali Verma from India is named as one of ICC’s 100% Cricket superstars.

In the same category, Mandhana and Ghosh both hit 10 sixes each, while Deepti’s ability to finish games could be beneficial in Bangladesh. During the IPL, she was dismissed only three times and had five not outs out of her 295 runs, averaging 98.33.

During the WPL, England’s Alice Capsey and New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr were among the top batsmen, with Capsey totaling 230 runs for the Delhi Capitals and Kerr accumulating 215 runs. Other players who performed well with the bat include Hayley Matthews, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Laura Wolvaardt, and Sophie Devine.

Leading wicket-takers at WPL

Shreyanka PatilRoyal Challengers Bangalore13
Asha SobhanaRoyal Challengers Bangalore12
Sophie MolineuxRoyal Challengers Bangalore12
Marizanne KappDelhi Capitals11
Jess JonassenDelhi Capitals11
Sophie EcclestoneUP Warriorz11
Radha YadavDelhi Capitals10
Tanuja KanwarGujarat Giants10
Nat Sciver-BruntMumbai Indians10
Deepti SharmaUP Warriorz10