Dubai, Oct.15 : The launch of the Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Women's Rankings will be held in the CK Naydu Room at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai at 12 p.m.on on October 16.
A media briefing involving David Richardson, ICC General Manager - Cricket, India captain Jhulan Goswami, ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year 2008 Charlotte Edwards of England and Sanjay Behl, head of branding at Reliance Communications, will take place at the same venue following the conclusion of the ceremony.
The rankings are being introduced as part of the ICC's continued promotion of women's cricket. The player rankings, which will initially apply to ODI cricket only, will help identify where the leading players stand in women's international cricket and create further competition and context to their achievements.
The first set of the rankings are being to be released, ahead of the eagerly awaited women's series between Australia and India. This is one of the major contests before the start of the ICC Women's World Cup in March 2009.