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ICC Women’s ODI, T20 teams of the year: Mithali Raj, Ekta Bisht, Harmanpreet Kaur names included

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 21 December 2017, 16:21 IST
Mithali Raj

Indian captain Mithali Raj was selected in the ICC ODI Team of the Year, while Left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht was the only cricketer to make the ODI and T20 in both the teams. Apart from these, Harmanpreet Kaur also got a place in the ICC Women's T20 International Team of the Year.

The ICC announced the women's ODI and T20 international teams of the year, where England's Heather Knight was named the captain of the 50-over team while West Indies' Stafanie Taylor was appointed captain of the 20-over team. The teams were selected based on the performance of players from September 21, 2016 till now.

Bisht is the only cricketer who is included in the annual one-day and T-20 international team. The 31-year-old Uttarakhand player is in the 14th and ODI T20 internationals, who have taken 12 wickets in 19 ODIs and 11 wickets in seven T20 Internationals.

Knight has led her team to victory in the ICC Women's World Cup in Lords on July 23, and she was chosen as the captain of the team on the basis of her leadership capacity. World's top ranking T-20 international batsman Taylor was announced captain of the ICC Women's T20 International Team of the Year for the first time.

ODI International Team

The ODI side comprises players from five countries, including two Australians (Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry), four England players (Tammy Beaumont, Heather Knight, Sarah Taylor and Alex Hartley), two Indians (Mithali Raj and Ekta Bisht), one New Zealander (Amy Satterthwaite) and two South Africans (Dane van Niekerk and Marizanne Kapp).

T20 International Team

The T20I side is made up of three Australians (Beth Mooney, Megan Schutt, Amanda-Jade Wellington), one from England (Danni Wyatt), two from India (Harmanpreet Kaur and Ekta Bisht), two from New Zealand (Sophie Devine and Lea Tahuhu) and three from the Windies (Stafanie Taylor, Deandra Dottin and Hayley Matthews).

First published: 21 December 2017, 16:21 IST
 
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