South Africa captain Suné Luus: gets lead in ICC bowling rankings

Dubai, June 14 (IANS). South Africa captain Suné Luus has gained a lead in the latest ICC Women's ODI bowler and all-rounder rankings.

Suné Luus impressed everyone with a 3/16 wicket against Ireland in the opening match of the three-match ODI series last week .

Suné Luus impressed everyone with a 3/16 wicket against Ireland in the opening match of the three-match ODI series last week .

As the 26-year-old captain took a giant leap in both the bowling and all-rounder rankings.

The South African captain has moved up seven places to 39th in the bowlers' rankings,

While the all-rounder has jumped two places to be at 13th position.

Teammate Shabnim Ismail also took three wickets in that match against Ireland,

But the veteran still remains second only to England spinner Sophie Ecclestone in the bowlers' rankings.

The ODI batting rankings did not change much, although Laura Wolvaert's failure against Ireland pushed.

the South African opener one place below Australia's Alyssa Healy to fifth.

She was replaced in the top four by Australia captain Meg Lanning, meaning that three of the world's top four ODI batsmen are now Australian players.

A South African pair have advanced into the new T20 bowlers rankings,

with pacer Tumi Sekhukhune and spinner Nonkululeko Mlaba reaching career-best ratings after a three-match series against Ireland.

Sekhukhune took three wickets in the final match and a total of eight wickets in the series as he jumped two places in the bowler rankings to be ranked 25th.

In the rankings for batsmen, Wolvaert has moved up a notch to 20th, while Ireland's young Gaby Lewis has also moved up a place to 22nd.