In recent years, women's cricket has undergone tremendous growth. We have seen many great women cricketers like Mithali Raj, Belinda Clark, and Karen Rolton. Women did not only outperform in fields where males predominated, but they also broke many of the records held by male cricketers. They are exceptional in every aspect of the game, which is one of the main reasons for their success. And one such area where they not only stood out but also broke several records was in wicket-keeping. We will now look at the top 10 female Wicket-keepers in the world in 2022:
1. Alyssa Healy
Alyssa is an Australian Wicket-keeper and known as one of the best Wicket-keepers in the world. She has played more than 100 international matches and has 92 dismissals surpassing M.S.Dhoni record (91) in T20Is. Healy holds the record for most catches (126) and has a world record of the highest catch taken by a female keeper (82.5m).
2. Trisha Chetty
Trisha Chetty is a South African Wicket-keeper and a right-handed batswoman. She is one of the most experienced Wicket-keepers on the South-African team. Trisha is in the lead for dismissals in international cricket (182). She has incredible glovework behind the stumps and manages to catch difficult catches.
3. Tamsin Beaumont
Tamsin Beaumont is an English cricketer. She is a top-order batswoman and a Wicket-keeper. She has an athletic Wicket-keeping style which can disturb the opponent players. Tamsin has 67 dismissals, and 47 catches with ten centuries under her belt.
4. Amy Jones
Amy Jones is one of the top female Wicket-keepers in the world and an English batswoman. Amy has 78 catches, and 58 dismissals in international cricket. She is known for her fast hand movement behind the stumps.
5. Taniya Bhatia
Taniya Bhatia is an Indian Wicket-keeper and a batswoman. She is a young keeper on the Indian team and can perform well in matches. Bhatia has 54 dismissals and 44 catches under her performance. If she tries to improve on her weak spots could become one of the best female keepers in cricket.
6. Sidra Nawaz
Sidra Nawaz is a Pakistani Wicket-keeper-batswoman who plays for the Pakistan cricket team. She has 45 dismissals and 53 catches under her name. She has the skills that a good Wicket-keeper needs to do well in matches.
7. Katey Martin
Katey Martin has recently retired from international cricket but was a brilliant Wicket-keeper. She has 44 dismissals and 95 catches which is quite a good performance. She received praise for her hitting abilities as well.
8. Anushka Sanjeewani
Anushka is a Sri Lankan Wicket-keeper and a right-handed batswoman. She has decent glovework and catching skills behind the stumps. Anushka has 39 dismissals, and 20 catches in her career and has a good future ahead as a Wicket-keeper.
9. Shamima Sultana
Shamima Sultana is a Bangladeshi Wicket-keeper and right-handed batswoman. She has 30 dismissals and 20 catches under her name. She is not a particularly well-liked keeper but possesses good glovework abilities and technique.
10. Kycia Knight
Kycia Knight is a Barbadian cricketer who plays for the West Indies team as a Wicket-keeper-batswoman. Kycia has 20 dismissals, and 48 catches to her name. She has a record for most dismissals in an innings (5) and most catches in an innings (4).