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Ekta Bisht: First Indian Women Cricketer to be Named in ICC ODI & T20 Teams

Indian women cricket team is gaining popularity these days with their performace and Ekta Bisht has brought another laurel to the country.

Ekta Bisht: First Indian Women Cricketer to be Named in ICC ODI & T20 Teams
She has become first Indian women cricketer to be named in  International Cricket Council’s ODI and T20 teams of the year.

Other Indians on the List

Mithali Raj, captain of Indian women’s cricket team has been listed in the T20 team and all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur secured her place in the ODI team.But Ekta is the only player who made it to both the teams.

About Ekta

Ekta is a left-arm spinner who is recognised for her exceptional bowling skills. She made her debut into the women’s national cricket team in 2011, with an ODI debut against Australia on 2 July 2011.
In ICC World Cup 2017, she took five wickets in 18 runs during her 10-over spell against Pakistan

ICC's Women's Cricketer of the Year

Australian cricketer Ellyse Perry claimed the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year award leaving behind India's Harmanpreet Kaur and New Zealand's Amy Satterthwaite. The award, named in honour of the pioneering Rachael Heyhoe-Flint was established following her death in January 2017.

Other Awardees

  • ODI Player of the Year: Amy Satterthwaite
  • T20I Player of the Year: Beth Mooney
  • Emerging Player of the Year: Beth Mooney

ICC Women's ODI Team of the Year

  1. Heather Knight (Captain)
  2. Sarah Taylor (Wicketkeeper)
  3. Tammy Beaumont
  4. Meg Lanning
  5. Mithali Raj
  6. Amy Satterthwaite
  7. Ellyse Perry
  8. Dane van Niekerk
  9. Marizanne Kapp
  10. Ekta Bisht
  11. Alex Hartley

ICC Women's T20I Team of the Year

  1. Stafanie Taylor (Captain)
  2. Beth Mooney (Wiketkeeper)
  3. Danni Wyatt
  4. Harmanpreet Kaur
  5. Sophie Devine
  6. Deandra Dottin
  7. Hayley Williams
  8. Megan Schutt
  9. Amanda-Jade Wellington
  10. Lea Tahuhu
  11. Ekta Bisht

Expected Questions

Who among the following is the only women cricketer named in the ICC's ODI and T20 teams of the year 2017?
a. Mithali Raj
b. Ekta Bisht
c. Harmanpreet Kaur
d. Poonam Raut

Who among the following has not been named in the ICC's ODI and T20 teams of the year 2017?
a. Mithali Raj
b. Ekta Bisht
c. Harmanpreet Kaur
d. Poonam Raut

ICC's Women's Cricketer of the Year 2017 is won by
a. Ellyse Perry
b. Beth Mooney
c. Lea Tahuhu
d. Deandra Dottin
Ekta Bisht: First Indian Women Cricketer to be Named in ICC ODI & T20 Teams Ekta Bisht: First Indian Women Cricketer to be Named in ICC ODI & T20 Teams Reviewed by insiya yadav on December 22, 2017 Rating: 5

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