- Tag results for Smriti Mandhana
The two teams had played a memorable World Cup final in 2017 when hosts England pulled off a sensational win.
Pakistan's Sana Mir leads the bowling rankings while Ellyse Perry is on top in the all-rounders rankings.
Raman is happy to note positives from the way team performed in general. He feels they showed fighting spirit, which makes him confident that they would do well in future.
Rodrigues's 132 runs in the three-match series against New Zealand have lifted her to second position while Mandhana, who grabbed the top spot in ODIs last week, has gained four spots.
Chasing 162 for victory to avoid a whitewash, India women ended up losing by two runs.
Mandhana broke the record for the fastest fifty by an Indian in Women's T20I but it wasn't enough.
Veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami is fourth in the bowlers' rankings while spinners Poonam Yadav and Deepti Sharma are eighth and ninth respectively.
This outing in Mount Maunganui was crucial not only because it is a part of ICC Women’s Championship, but also because the team was coming off a controversy.
India have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series after their eight-wicket win.
The Indian women's team put behind off-field controversies by making a superb start to the three-ODI rubber -- which is part of the ICC Women's Championship series.
Mandhana smashed a 104-ball 105-run knock, her fourth ODI hundred, and shared a 190-run stand with fellow opener Jemimah Rodrigues to fashion a nine-wicket win for the visitors.
Mandhana (105) and the 18-year-old Rodrigues (81 not out) put together a batting masterclass after the bowlers did the job for India by bundling out New Zealand for a below-par 192.
Harmanpreet Kaur named ICC World T20 team captain, Smriti Mandhana and Poonam Yadav in T20 and ODI teams
Opening batswoman Mandhana and leg-spinner Yadav were also included in the ICC Women's ODI Team of the Year, which has New Zealander Suzie Bates as captain.
Left-handed opener Mandhana won the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for the 'Women's Cricketer of the Year' for scoring 669 runs in 12 ODIs along with 622 runs in 25 T20 Internationals in 2018.
In a letter to Rai, COA member Edulji said Powar should be given an extension at least till the New Zealand tour.