Taylor loses top rank

West Indies Women captain Stafanie Taylor has lost her top position in the ICC Cricket recent rankings.

Taylor who managed a mere 179 runs in her seven outings at an average of 25, while taking five wickets with her off-spin at an average of 38 was displaced as the world’s leading all-rounder to slip to number two.

Australian Ellyse Perry has taken over the number one spot after scoring 366 runs and taking nine wickets during the just concluded preliminary phase of the World Cup.

Taylor also slumped in the batting rankings, sliding to number four places to ninth but was the only West Indies player in the top 10 as Deandra Dottin has dropped from eighth to 14th. The pair was the only two players in the top 20.

West Indies, the reigning Women’s Twenty 20 finished sixth on four points to miss out on the semi-finals at the recent World Cup in England.