5 historical records of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
Mithali Raj is special for India
New Delhi. The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup has started. The eighth season of the prestigious tournament is being played in South Africa. On January 10, the first match was played between the host South Africa women’s team and Sri Lanka women’s team. In this exciting match, the Sri Lankan women’s team won by three runs. The Indian women’s team will start the tournament on January 12. During this, the blue team will clash with the neighboring country Pakistan. Ahead of the Indian women’s team clash, let’s talk about some interesting stats from the prestigious tournament, they are as follows-
1- The first edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup was played in the year 2009 in England. During this, the New Zealand team along with England managed to reach the final. In the final match, the women players of England defeated the New Zealand women’s team and captured the title for the first time.
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2- Australian women players have been dominating in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. His supremacy can be gauged from the fact that in the last seven editions, he alone has captured the trophy five times. The Australian women’s team captured the title for the first time in the year 2010. After this the team managed to win the trophy in 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2020 as well.
3- The Indian women’s team has been able to reach the final only once in the history of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. In the year 2020, the Blue team was able to reach the finals, but here the team had to face defeat by 85 runs against the Australian women’s team.
4- The special record of scoring the most runs in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is recorded in the name of New Zealand’s female player Suzy Bates. Bates, playing 32 matches in the prestigious tournament, has scored the maximum 929 runs with six fifties. At the same time, the special record of taking the most wickets is recorded in the name of Anya Shrubsole of England. Shrubsol has achieved 41 successes in 27 matches.
5- Former women’s captain Mithali Raj holds the special record for scoring the most runs in an edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup for the Indian women’s team. In the year 2014, he scored 208 runs in five innings with the help of two fifties.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 11, 2023, 07:26 IST