So here we are going to talk about the top 5 finds of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. We have seen the way the teams are taking on each other and we have seen some fantastic challenges so far which a good sign for world cricket.
They are some players who has popped up from these sides and are called to be strike player of their sides in this tournament. So here are the top 5 players who stepped up and showed their talent to the world at much bigger platform then normal cricket matches.
5. Nat Sciver
English cricket has uncovered another star really taking shape amid the Women’s World Cup after Natalie Sciver hit the features for her current exhibitions. This young super talented girl representing England in the tournament has been magnificent in the tournament.
She scored 315 runs with an avg of 52 runs and a mighty SR of 118 becoming third highest run scorer of England in this contest. This could be the dream performance for the every player playing in the tournament for the first time. She is also the only player in the contest to score 2 centuries as she smacked one against Pakistan (perhaps it was one of the best of all times as she scored 137 runs only in 96 balls playing with a SR of 148 which is not common) and the other one against bowling dominant lineup of Kiwis.
Her unorthodox style of playing shots also invented a new shot which astonished the cricket fans. This unstoppable Sciver has a lot more to show the world, hopefully she will continue her form of scoring big runs. She is one of the talents which was exposed this WWC.
4. Amelia Kerr
This exceptionally talented young adolescent had been striking so far throughout the tournament. This only 16 year old teenager claimed 10 wickets so far in 6 matches averaging just 22 with an economy of 4.48. She is also the joint 4th wicket leading taker in the tournament. Her notable performance against England, where she took 4 wickets and against Pakistan earned her praise from all over the world.
She is also the youngest New Zealand women’s player at a World Cup. Her potential of remaining cool and calm and handling the pressure well adds up to her super abilities. This young girl likes to take on big challenges and so far she had been outstanding in implementation.
This left arm leggie with such a potential and qualities could really become a world sensation in future. Although she is one of the striking player for New Zealand right now but he there is always a room for improvements. So she is the phenomenal find of ICC WWC 2017 till now.
3. Laura Wolvaardt
This outstandingly gifted youthful juvenile had a wonderful time with the bat all through the tournament. She is the only 4 runs less from becoming the highest run scorer for his team in this competition. She altogether scored 258 runs in 6 innings with an avg of 65 and a strike rate of 69.
This batting sensation smacked 3 half centuries this tournament mainly against England, Australia and Pakistan. She wore her lady top for the national group at the period of only 16 against England a year ago, and had an effect in just her second match of that arrangement by making a fifty.
Soon thereafter, she turned into the most youthful South African cricketer to crunch a hundred in internationals when she amassed 105 against Ireland. She had been impressive before the tournament also as she played a magnificent innings of 149 runs recently that showed her awesomeness. Her career best avg of 47 is a good sign for South Africa. She has a notoriety of being a forceful batsman, a perfect ball-striker and a quick scorer.
If she continues her form of this WWC then she could become even more renowned player at international stage. So she is also the other find of the tournament.
2. Leigh Kasperek
This super sensation of this competition so far debut in her maiden WWC taking only 9 INTL games with her. Her magical right arm bowling astonished the fraternity as she made 10 dismissals in just 4 innings for Kiwis in this tournament. With an impressive economy of just 3.65.
That is some performance by an unexperienced lady who just stepped into the world cricket at much bigger platform like World Cup. Leigh’s an overall ability. She turns the ball, is a dynamic batsman and a remarkable fielder. Her bowling performances against India, West Indies and Pakistan stunned the viewers. Her control with the ball and runs retaining quality has established her as the top ace player for her country.
Her bowling combination with Kerr could be proven deadly in the upcoming time. She could also work on her handy batting to emerge herself as a perfect all-rounder. But this young cricketer who wasted lot time on injuries got a perfect chance to stabilize her career with a superb stint in this tournament. She is definitely one of the star player of the tournament.
1. Nicole Bolton
This not very experienced girl unearthed herself as a maestro player in this tournament as she scored 337 runs with an avg of 56 and SR of 79 thus becoming 4th highest runs scorer of the tournament. This supremely talented girl with a superb batting style showed consistency throughout the contest and kept winning the matches for her team.
She is capable, competent and accomplished top order batsman. She is a stroke player with her ability to go big made her complete batsman. Her contributions against South African helped her team to go through the next round. With Bolton having a tremendous form Australian are looking to seize the WWC trophy. Bolton could be next big thing for Australian cricket after Meg Lanning and Elyse Perry. She is off course the stunning find of the tournament.
These extremely talented young girls who are looking forward to establish themselves as a world class in women’s cricket is none than the less a great sign for Women Cricket and their sides too. They are utilizing their skills very well and are giving everything to show the world for what they are capable of. These are the future of women’s cricket and their dominant abilities can also attract more fans to women’s cricket.