Richa Ghosh is the Only Indian in ICC "Most Valuable Team" of the Women's T20 World Cup

Richa Ghosh is the only Indian player to be in the XI in the most Valuable Team of Women's T20 World Cup 2023.

Abishek Goswami
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India's wicket-keeper batter Richa Ghosh's explosiveness during India's run to the semi-finals of the Women's T20 World Cup earned her a place in ICC's Most Valuable Team of the tournament announced on Monday. The 19-year-old had a couple of below-par scores against Ireland in the group stages and Australia in the semi-finals, but three unbeaten knocks — 31 not out vs Pakistan, 44 not out vs West Indies, and 47 not out vs England — get her to the end the tournament with 136 runs.

Four players from Australia, who lifted the trophy for a record-extending the sixth time, figure in the XI. Wicketkeeper-opener Alyssa Healy with189 runs at 47.25 and caused four dismissals, all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner with 110 runs at 36.66 and claimed 10 wickets, Darcie Brown with seven wickets at and Megan Schutt with 10 wickets. The team was chosen by a panel of experts, including commentator and former West Indies player Ian Bishop and ex-Australian woman cricketer Melanie Jones, among others.

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Most Valuable Team of the Women's T20 World Cup (in batting order): 

  • Tazmin Brits (South Africa) 186 runs at an average of 37.20
  • Alyssa Healy (wk) (Australia) 189 runs at an average of 47.25 and four dismissals
  • Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa) 230 runs at an average of 46.00
  • Nat Sciver-Brunt (c) (England) 216 runs at an average of 72.00
  • Ashleigh Gardner (Australia) 110 runs at an average of36.66 and 10 wickets at 12.50
  • Richa Ghosh (India) 136 runs at an average of68.00
  • Sophie Ecclestone (England) 11 wickets at 7.54
  • Karishma Ramharack (West Indies) 5 wickets at 10.00
  • Shabnim Ismail (South Africa) 8 wickets at 16.12
  • Darcie Brown (Australia) 7 wickets at 15.00
  • Megan Schutt (Australia) 10 wickets at 12.50
  • 12th player: Orla Prendergast (Ireland) 109 runs at an average of 27.25 and 3 wickets at 26.00.
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