Thursday, April 7, 2016

IPL 2016 teams: KEY Facts - Checkout the list of Teams and Players

With the short break after the ICC World T20 coming to an end, the IPL fever is all set to take over. The 2016 season of the tournament is scheduled to be played between April 9 and May 29, 2016. Adding novelty to the cricket carnival, the ninth season of the IPL will be played across 10 venues in India.

Here are the teams, players and their worth for the 2016 IPL tournament:
Owner: GMR Sports Pvt Ltd
Coach: Paddy Upton
Captain: Zaheer Khan
Batting Coach: Rahul Dravid
Venue: Ferozeshah Kotla

Auction buys:
Sanju Samson (Rs. 4.2 crore), Chris Morris (Rs. 7 crore), Carlos Brathwaite (Rs. 4.2 crore), Karun Nair (Rs. 4 crore), Rishabh Pant (Rs 1.9 crore), Pawan Negi (Rs 8.5 crore), Sam Billings (Rs 30 lakhs), SK Ahmed (Rs 10 lakhs), Pratyush Singh (Rs 10 lakhs), Joel Paris (Rs 30 lakhs), Pawan Suyal (Rs 10 lakhs), Chama Milind (Rs 10 lakhs), Akhil Herwadkar (Rs 10 lakhs), Mahipal Lomror (Rs 10 lakhs).
Retained players: 
Amit Mishra, Jayant Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammad Shami, Saurabh Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreyas Iyer, Zaheer Khan, Albie Morkel - South Africa, Imran Tahir - South Africa, JP Duminy (captain) - South Africa, Quinton de Kock - South Africa, Nathan Coulter-Nile - Australia   
Owner: Intex Technologies
Coach: Brad Hodge
Captain: Suresh Raina   

Auction buys: 
Dinesh Karthik (Rs. 2.3 crore), Dhawal Kulkarni (Rs. 2 crore), Praveen Kumar (Rs. 3.5 crore), Dale Steyn (Rs. 2.3 crore), Dwayne Smith (Rs. 2.3 crore), Paras Dogra (Rs 10 lakhs), Ishan Kishan (Rs 30 lakhs), Eklavya Dwivedi (Rs 1 crore). Pradeep Sangwan (Rs 20 lakhs), Pravin Tambe (Rs 20 lakhs), Shivil Kaushik (Rs 10 lakhs), Sarabajit Ladda (Rs 10 lakhs), Aaron Finch (Rs 1 crore), Umang Sharma (Rs 10 lakhs), Andrew Tye (Rs 50 lakhs), Shadab Jakati (Rs 20 lakhs), Aksh Deep Nath (Rs 10 lakhs), Jaydev Shah (Rs 20 lakhs), Amit Mishra (Rs 10 lakhs).
Drafted players: 
Suresh Raina (captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Brendon McCullum - New Zealand,  James Faulkner - Australia, Dwayne Bravo - West Indies.
Owner: KPH Dream Cricket Private Limited
Coach: Sanjay Bangar
Captain: David Miller
Venue: Punjab Cricket Association Stadium

Auction buys:
Mohit Sharma (Rs. 6.5 crore), Marcus Stonis (Rs. 55 Lakhs), Kyle Abbott (Rs. 2.1 crore), K C Cariappa (Rs 80 Lakhs), Arman Jaffer (Rs 10 Lakhs), Pradeep Sahu (Rs 10 Lakhs), Swapnil SIngh (Rs 10 Lakhs), Farhaan Behardein (Rs 30 Lakhs)
Retained players:
Axar Patel, Anureet Singh, Gurkeerat Singh, Manan Vohra, Murali Vijay, Nikhil Naik, Rishi Dhawan, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Wriddhiman Saha, David Miller  - South Africa, Glenn Maxwell - Australia, Mitchell Johnson - Australia, Shaun Marsh - Australia.
Owner: Knight Riders Sports Private Ltd
Coach: Trevor Bayliss
Captain: Gautam Gambhir
Venue: Eden Gardens

Auction buys:
Colin Munro (Rs. 30 lakhs), John Hastings (Rs. 1.3 crore), Jaydev Unadkat (Rs. 1.6 crore), Ankit Rajpoot (Rs 1.5 crore), Jason Holder (Rs 70 Lakhs), R Sathish (Rs 20 Lakhs), Manan Sharma (Rs 10 Lakhs).
Retained players: 
Gautam Gambhir  (captain), Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Sheldon Jackson, Suryakumar Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell - West Indies, Sunil Narine - West Indies, Brad Hogg - Australia, Chris Lynn - Australia, Shakib Al Hasan - Bangladesh, Morne Morkel - South Africa.
Owner: Indiawin Sports Pvt. Ltd
Coach: Ricky Ponting
Captain: Rohit Sharma
Venue: Wankhede Stadium

Auction buys:
Jos Buttler (Rs. 3.8 crore), Tim Southee (Rs. 2.5 crore), Nathu Singh (Rs 3.2 crore), Jitesh Sharma (Rs 10 Lakhs), KP Kamath (1.4 crore), Krunal Pandya (Rs 2 crore), Deepak Punia (Rs 10 Lakhs).

Retained players: 
Rohit Sharma (captain), Akshay Wakhare, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, J Suchith, Jasprit Bumrah, Nitish Rana, Parthiv Patel, Vinay Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Siddhesh Lad, Unmukt Chand  ,Corey Anderson - New Zealand, Mitchell McClenaghan - New Zealand, Kieron Pollard - West Indies, Lendl Simmons - West Indies, Lasith Malinga - Sri Lanka, Marchant de Lange - South Africa.
Owner: RPSG Group
Coach: Stephen Fleming
Captain: MS Dhoni
Venue: MCA International Stadium

Auction buys: 
Ishant Sharma (Rs. 3.8 crore), Irfan Pathan (Rs. 1 crore), Kevin Pietersen (Rs. 3.3 crore), Mitchell Marsh (Rs. 4.8 crore), RP Singh (Rs. 30 Lakhs), Ankit Sharma (Rs 10 Lakhs), Rajat Bhatia (Rs 60 Lakhs), Ishwar Pandey (Rs 20 Lakhs), Murugan Ashwin (4.5 crore), Ankush Bains (Rs 10 Lakhs), Peter Handscomb (Rs 30 Lakhs), Thisara Perrera (Rs 1 crore), Baba Aparajith (Rs 10 Lakhs), Deepak Chahar (Rs 10 Lakhs), Ashok Dinda (Rs 50 Lakhs), Scott Boland (Rs 50 Lakhs), Adam Zampa (Rs 30 Lakhs), Jaskaran Singh (Rs 10 Lakhs).

Drafted players: 
MS Dhoni (captain),  R Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith - Australia, Faf du Plessis - South Africa                    
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB):                    
Owner: Royal Challengers Sports Private Ltd
Coach: Daniel Vettori
Captain: Virat Kohli
Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

Auction buys: 
Stuart Binny (Rs. 2 crore), Shane Watson (Rs. 9.5 crore), Travis Head (Rs. 50 Lakhs), Sachin Baby (Rs 10 Lakhs), Iqbal Abdulla (Rs 10 Lakhs), Praven Dubey (Rs 35 Lakhs), Akshay Karenwar (Rs 10 Lakhs), Kane Richardson (Rs 2 crore), Samuel Badree (Rs 50 Lakhs), V Malik (Rs 20 Lakhs), Vikas Tokas (Rs 10 Lakhs).

Retained players: 
Virat Kohli (captain), Abu Nechim, Harshal Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Sreenath Aravind,  Varun Aaron, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers - South Africa,  David Wiese - South Africa,  Adam Milne - New Zealand, Chris Gayle - West Indies,  Mitchell Starc - Australia.
Owner: SUN TV Network
Coach: Tom Moody
Captain: David Warner
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

Auction buys:
Yuvraj Singh (Rs. 7 Crore), Ashish Nehra (Rs. 5.5 Crore), Mustafizur Rahman (Rs. 1.4 crore), Barinder Sran (Rs. 1.2 crore), Abhimanyu Mithun (Rs. 30 Lakhs), Aditya Tare (Rs 1.2 crore), Deepak Hooda (Rs 4.2 crore), T Suman (Rs 10 Lakhs), Ben Cutting (Rs 50 Lakhs), Vijay Shankar (Rs 35 Lakhs).
Retained players: 
Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Ashish Reddy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Bipul Sharma, Karn Sharma,  KL Rahul,  Naman Ojha, Parveez Rasool, Ricky Bhui, Siddharth Kaul, David Warner - Australia, Moises Henriques - Australia, Eoin Morgan - England, Kane Williamson - New Zealand, Trent Boult - New Zealand.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Australia retains top T20I ranking despite losing to newly crowned ICC Women’s World Twenty20 champions West Indies

Australia retains top T20I ranking despite losing to newly crowned ICC Women's World Twenty20 champions West Indies

·         West Indies close in on fourth ranked India, No change in team rankings

·         Australia captain Meg Lanning  holds on to No.1 batting ranking, player of the final Hayley Matthews rewarded with a 26-place jump in batting rankings and  a 22-place move up in the all-rounder rankings

·         Megan Schutt storms into the top 10 of the bowlers rankings; Anisa Mohammed, Stafanie Taylor, Kristen Beams and Afy Fletcher rise significantly

Plenty to celebrate for the champion West Indies women's team after it pulled off a major upset to win the ICC Women's World Twenty20 India 2016 trophy, bringing to an end to Australia's bid to win a fourth straight title.

The victorious side has improved its numbers in the MRF Tyres ICC Women's Team Rankings moving up to 104 points, just three behind fourth-ranked India.

Australia has managed to keep its top rating, and is closely followed in second place by semi-finalist England which has dropped a point and is now five behind Australia. New Zealand has also gone down a point and at 115 is 13 behind the leader in third.

There are no changes in the bottom half, as South Africa, and Pakistan, Sri Lanka Bangladesh and Ireland have retained their sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and 10th place respectively.

The player rankings have seen some significant changes with respect to the final four sides which featured in the semi-finals and final of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 India 2016.

Australia captain Meg Lanning, who scored a half-century in the final, has kept her number-one batting ranking, while team-mate Elyse Villani, who also scored a half-century, has moved up three places to 13th.

Gains were recorded for Jess Jonassen, Danielle Wyatt and Merissa Aguilleira, each advancing a spot to 35th, 45th and 47th positions respectively.

Hayley Matthews (54th), who top scored in the final with 66, and was key in West Indies' successful run-chase against Australia, has earned a 26 place rise up the batters charts, and is now in striking distance of the top 50

The bowlers too had plenty to celebrate as the West Indies proved that women's cricket is indeed evolving into an even playing field, Anisa Mohammed, who took the crucial wicket of Meg Lanning in the final, has gained a spot to enter the top five.

Australia's Megan Schutt, with a total of seven wickets in the tournament, has stormed her way into the top 10 with an 11 place rise.

Player of the tournament Stafanie Taylor took a total of eight wickets, three of which came in the semi-final against New Zealand, and she moved up five places in the bowlers' rankings to 35th, while team-mate Shamilia Connell has also gained five places to reach 45th.

Kristen Beams of Australia, who took a total of six wickets, with one each in the semi-final and final, was another major mover, she leaped up a massive 13 places to 44th, one position below Connell.

Amongst the all-rounders, Hayley Matthews was once again the stand-out performer as she improved her ranking to 25th, a 22-place rise for her.

The top 10 has barely seen any changes as Ellyse Perry, Dane van Niekerk, Stafanie Taylor, Salma Khatun and Deandra Dottin have retained their top-five all-rounder positions.

The ICC Women's Championship kicks into action this June when Pakistan visits England for Three ODIs. This will be a chance for Charlotte Edwards and her team to try and catch up with Australia, and perhaps take over the top spot in women's cricket.

Forthcoming matches in ICC Women's Championship:

England vs Pakistan
20 June – 1st ODI, Leicester
22 June – 2nd ODI, Derby
27 June – 3rd ODI, Derby

MRF Tyres ICC Women's Rankings (as on 4 April, after the conclusion of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 India 2016)

Rank   Team              Points
1.      Australia           128
2.      England            123
3.      New Zealand    115
4.      India                 107
5.      West Indies      104
6.      South Africa       93
7.      Pakistan              81
8.      Sri Lanka           71
9.      Bangladesh         45
10.  Ireland                 29

(Developed by David Kendix)

MRF Tyres ICC T20I Women's Player Rankings (as on 4 April, after the conclusion of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 India 2016)
Batting (top 10)

Rank     (+/-)       Player               Team        Pts         Avge      S/Rate    HS Rating
   1           ( - )          Meg Lanning        Aus         675        32.00     117         717 v WI at Melbourne 2014
   2           ( - )          Suzie Bates           NZ          659          27.26    107         666 v Ire at Chandigarh 2016
   3           ( - )          C Edwards            Eng         656          32.97    107         812 v Pak at Taunton 2009
   4           ( - )          Stafanie Taylor    WI          647          36.19    104         770 v NZ at St Lucia 2010
   5           ( - )          Sarah Taylor        Eng         634          30.20    110         721 v Aus at Chelmsford 2013
   6           ( - )          Deandra Dottin    WI          610          25.04    125         649 v Eng at Bridgetown 2013
   7           ( - )          Mithali Raj           Ind          607          34.60    100         761 v WI at Ahmedabad 2011
   8           ( - )          Bismah Maroof   Pak         567          27.86    84           579 v Ban at Karachi 2015
   9           ( - )          D van Niekerk      SA           541          26.67    87           543 v Ire at Chennai 2016
  10         ( - )          Sophie Devine      NZ          540          24.61    115         560 v SL at Christchurch 2015
Selected rankings (top 50)

Rank     (+/-)       Player               Team        Pts         Avge   S/Rate    HS Rating
  13         (+3)         Elyse Villani          Aus         510        27.96     113         591 v Ire at Dublin 2015
  14         (-1)          Alex Blackwell     Aus         509        21.03     93           566 v Eng at Canberra 2011
  15         (-1)          Lizelle Lee             SA           506          23.51    94           517 v WI at Cape Town 2016
  16         (-1)          Ellyse Perry           Aus         500          26.56    103         503 v Ire at Delhi 2016
  35         (+1)         Jess Jonassen        Aus         385*      17.31     92           391 v Ire at Delhi 2016
  36         (+1)         Javeria Khan        Pak         382         17.90     82           493 v Aus at Sylhet 2014
  37         (-4)          Jessica Cameron  Aus         381         20.91     108         610 v Eng at Colombo (RPS) 2012
  44         ( - )          S Campbelle         WI          319         12.34     80           362 v Aus at Sydney 2014
  45=       (+1)         Danielle Wyatt     Eng         304         12.28     104         355 v WI at Bridgetown 2013
                ( - )          Katie Perkins        NZ          304*      18.00     98           323 v SL at Christchurch 2015
  47         (+1)         M Aguilleira          WI          301         13.38     78           377 v SL at Colombo

Bowlers (top 10)

Rank      (+/-)        Player               Team     Pts          Avge      Eco.        HS Rating Ranking
   1           ( - )          Anya Shrubsole   Eng         671         12.79     5.45       680 v WI at Dharamsala 2016
   2           ( - )          Morna Nielsen      NZ          661!       18.19     4.81       661 v WI at Mumbai 2016
   3           (+1)         Anam Amin          Pak         614         17.85     4.89       645 v Ban at Delhi 2016
   4           (-1)          Ellyse Perry           Aus         611         19.80     5.74       686 v NZ at Nelson 2010
   5           (+1)         A Mohammed     WI          604         15.32     5.29       673 v Ind at Ahmedabad 2011
   6           (-1)          Danielle Hazell     Eng         592         19.23     5.21       685 v NZ at Chelmsford 2011
   7           ( - )        Shabnim Ismail     SA           590         19.65     5.70       618 v Aus at Nagpur 2016
   8         (+11)        Megan Schutt       Aus         587         19.04     6.10       599 v Eng at Delhi 2016
   9           (-1)          Leigh Kasperek    NZ          577*      8.16       4.48       578 v SA at Bangalore 2016
  10         ( - )          Poonam Yadav   Ind          562*      12.39     5.33       571 v Pak at Delhi 2016

Selected rankings (top 50)

Rank    (+/-)        Player               Team       Pts          Avge      Eco.     HS Rating Ranking
  35=       (+5)         Stafanie Taylor    WI          457         16.10     5.41       633 v SL at Port-of-Spain 2012
                (+1)         Jahanara Alam    Ban        457         25.42     5.46       495 v Pak at Karachi 2015
  37         ( - )          Jenny Gunn          Eng         456         19.52     6.24       470 v SA at Edgbaston 2014
  38         (+3)         Sophie Devine      NZ          454         15.66     5.79       629 v Eng at Hove 2010
  39         ( - )          Rumana Ahmed  Ban        442         31.00     5.69       462 v Ire at Bangkok 2015
  40         (-5)          Sarah Coyte         Aus         441         20.82     6.10       657 v Ind at Visakhapatnam 2012
  41         (-4)          Tremayne Smartt                WI          431         19.10     5.43       561 v NZ at Invercargill 2014
  42=       ( - )          Deandra Dottin    WI          416!       19.00     6.03       416 v Aus at Kolkata 2016
                (+1)         Hayley Matthews                WI          416*      15.52     5.40       437 v Ban at Chennai 2016
  44         (+13)      Kristen Beams      Aus         414*!    19.92     5.51       414 v WI at Kolkata 2016
  45=       (-1)          R Gayakwad        Ind          410*      19.53     6.25       418 v Eng at Dharamsala 2016
                (+5)         Shamilia Connell WI          410*!    35.00     5.56       410 v Aus at Kolkata 2016

All-rounders (top 10)
Rank      (+/-)        Player               Team     Pts          Highest Ranking
   1           ( - )          Ellyse Perry           Aus         306        319 v NZ at New Plymouth 2016
   2           ( - )          D van Niekerk      SA           298        304 v Ire at Chennai 2016
   3           ( - )          Stafanie Taylor    WI          296        422 v SL at Bridgetown 2012
   4           ( - )          Salma Khatun      Ban        260*/    292 v Ire at Sylhet 2014
   5           ( - )          Deandra Dottin    WI          254!       254 v Aus at Kolkata 2016
   6           (+1)         Sophie Devine      NZ          245        304 v Eng at Hove 2010
   7=        (+1)         Isobel Joyce          Ire           235        291 v Aus at Sylhet 2014
                (-1)          Suzie Bates           NZ          235        274 v Aus at Taunton 2011
   9           ( - )          Bismah Maroof   Pak         229        248 v Ire at Doha 2014
 10         ( - )          Jess Jonassen        Aus         212*/    224 v Ire at Delhi 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016

West Indies dethrones Australia to win maiden ICC Women’s World Twenty20 title

West Indies dethrones Australia to win maiden ICC Women's World Twenty20 title

·       Matthews wins player of the final award while Taylor adjudged player of the tournament

·       Taylor: "I have been waiting for this for a long time"

·       Lanning: "Full credit to the West Indies for the way they came out with the bat"

The West Indies won its first-ever ICC Women's World Twenty20 title with an impressive eight-wicket win in the final at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday that denied favourite Australia a fourth successive title.

Power-packed half-centuries from Elyse Villani and Meg Lanning lifted Australia to 148 for five, the team's highest total in the tournament, after the Southern Stars won the toss and batted.

The West Indies surpassed the challenging target with three deliveries to spare following a rollicking opening stand of 120 between skipper Stafanie Taylor and young Hayley Matthews.

The 18-year-old Matthews smashed 66 off 45 balls that included six boundaries and three sixes. Taylor scored 59 off 57 balls with six hits to the fence.

Both openers fell in the last five overs but Deandra Dottin, who had conceded just one run in the final over during Australia's innings, ensured victory with an unbeaten 18 off 12 balls.

It was the first win for the West Indies over Australia in nine T20 Internationals and the first time a team outside Australia, England and New Zealand won a major women's world title.

Both Villani and Lanning scored 52 apiece for Australia, adding 77 for the second wicket after Alyse Healy had fallen in the second over for four.

Villani hit nine boundaries during her 37-ball knock while Lanning had eight fours including three off consecutive balls from Dottin.

Ellyse Perry boosted the total with a 23-ball 28 that included both sixes hit in the innings.

The West Indies made a brisk start as Matthews and Taylor hammered 45 runs in the six overs of PowerPlay before taking their team to 76 for no loss at the half-way stage of the innings.

Matthews reached her maiden T20I half-century in the 13th over with a six and four off Jess Jonassen, but appeared to be struggling with a leg injury.

Mathews finally fell in the 16th over when 29 were required off 26 balls as she pulled a ball from Kristen Beams to mid-wicket, giving the Australians their first break.

Taylor was dismissed in the 19th over, but not before finishing as the tournament's leading scorer with 246 runs.

"We are certainly on top of the world," said Taylor, who was later named the player of the tournament.

"I have been waiting for this for a long time and it has come at the right time. We did not get the start we wanted with the ball, but the batting did it for us.

"I had told the girls we needed to back ourselves against a top side like Australia and we did exactly that today."

The closing stages of the match was watched by the West Indies men's team which was due to play the final against England later in the evening.

"It was fantastic to see the men's team supporting us at the ground," said Taylor. "In fact, Darren Sammy (the men's captain) had sent me a text message this morning saying we were going to win. I am happy we proved him right."

Lanning was understandably disappointed but conceded that the West Indies deserved to win.

"We did not get the result we wanted, but full credit to the West Indies for the way they came out with the bat," the Australian captain said.

"I felt we were a few runs short because 160 would have been nice. But we could have defended 148 if we bowled well. That was not to be. But I am proud of the effort everyone put in to get us here."

Matthews, adjudged the player of the match, was delighted. "Words can't explain what I feel now," she said, adding: "To be able to take the trophy home is a great feeling."

Summarised scores:

West Indies beat Australia by eight wickets in Kolkata
Australia 148-5, 20 overs (Elyse Villani 52, Meg Lanning 52, Ellyse Perry 28; Deandra Dottin 2-33, Hayley Matthews 1-13, Anisa Mohammed 1-19)
West Indies 149-2, 19.3 overs (Hayley Matthews 66, Stafanie Taylor 59, Deandra Dottin 19 not out; Kristen Beams 1-27)

Virat Kohli - Captain | ICC World Twenty20 teams of the tournament named

ICC World Twenty20 teams of the tournament named

India's Kohli and West Indies' Taylor named men's and women's captains respectively

The ICC today announced the teams of the tournament for the men's and women's ICC World Twenty20 2016, which finished at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.

The teams were chosen by a select group of former cricket stars and highly respected commentators* who were given the task of picking a balanced side for all conditions on the basis of performances in the tournament. Statistics were used but were not the sole basis for selections.

The men's team, including 12th man, contained four players from England, two players each from India and the West Indies, and one each from Australia, Bangladesh, New Zealand and South Africa, while the women's team comprised four players from New Zealand, two players each from Australia, England and the West Indies, and one player each from Pakistan and South Africa.

The experts chose India's Virat Kohli as captain of the men's side while Stafanie Taylor of the West Indies was named to lead the women's line-up.

Both teams include the respective players of the tournament, Virat Kohli of India and Stafanie Taylor of the West Indies. The two players, for their achievements, won glittering trophies as well as ICC World Twenty20 Gold limited edition watches from ICC Timing Partner, Hublot.

The two teams are (in batting order):


1.     Jason Roy (England)
2.     Quinton de Kock (South Africa, wicketkeeper)
3.     Virat Kohli (India, captain)
4.     Joe Root (England)
5.     Jos Buttler (England)
6.     Shane Watson (Australia)
7.     Andre Russell (West Indies)
8.     Mitchell Santner (New Zealand)
9.     David Willey (England)
10.  Samuel Badree (West Indies)
11.  Ashish Nehra (India)
12th man. Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)


  1. Suzie Bates (New Zealand)
  2. Charlotte Edwards (England)
  3. Meg Lanning (Australia)
  4. Stafanie Taylor (West Indies, captain)
  5. Sophie Devine (New Zealand)
  6. Rachel Priest (New Zealand, wicketkeeper)
  7. Deandra Dottin (West Indies)
  8. Megan Schutt (Australia)
  9. Sune Luus (South Africa)
  10. Leigh Kasperek (New Zealand)
  11. Anya Shrubsole (England)
12th player. Anam Amin (Pakistan)

Announcing the squads, ICC General Manager – Cricket, Geoff Allardice, who chaired the meeting, said: "The experts had an extremely difficult task to select the men's and women's squads from around 400 cricketers who represented the 26 teams, thanks to outstanding performances by all the players at this hugely successful event.

"In the end, I believe the selectors have chosen two very well balanced sides which are capable of beating any opposition under any conditions."

*The selection panel that chose ICC teams of the ICC World Twenty20 consisted of:

Geoff Allardice (ICC General Manager – Cricket, Chairman)
Ian Bishop (former West Indies fast bowler)
Nasser Hussain (former England captain)
Mel Jones (former Australia women's batter)
Sanjay Manjrekar (former India batsman)
Lisa Sthalekar (former Australia women's all-rounder)

West Indies - Champions of #WT20 2016 - ICC #WT20 Final - England vs West Indies - Match Highlights

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