Women’s T20 World Cup match 7
Manuka Oval, Canberra
England 176/2 (20.0) beat Thailand 78/7 (20.0) by 98 runs
108* – Heather Knight’s maiden T20I hundred saw her become the first woman to make a century in all three international formats.
Knight’s innings was also:
– England’s highest score at a Women’s T20 World Cup
– the highest score by an England captain in any T20I (men or women)
– the highest Women’s T20 World Cup score by a #4, and 2nd highest by a #4 in any women’s T20I
– the highest women’s T20I score in Australia by a player who didn’t open the batting
6 – Australia has played host to more women’s T20I centuries than any other nation. Until the 3rd Ashes T20I in November 2017, no woman had reached three figures in the format down under. There have now been six centuries in the last 22 women’s T20Is played in Australia.
4 – Knight’s innings was the 4th 50+ score of her career, all of which have been made at Manuka Oval. This is the most 50+ scores for any woman at a single T20I venue. In her eight innings at Manuka, Knight has scored 322 of her 1,060 T20I career runs.
169* – Knight’s 3rd wicket partnership with Natalie Sciver was England’s highest for any wicket in the format, and the highest for any side at a Women’s T20 World Cup.
176/2 – England’s total was their highest at the T20 World Cup, beating their 165/2 in the semi-final against Australia at the Oval in 2009.
98 runs – England’s winning margin was the largest runs victory in a Women’s T20 World Cup match.
59* & 2/5 – Sciver became the 4th player and first English woman to both score 50+ runs and take 2+ wickets in the same Women’s T20 World Cup match.
37 – Anya Shrubsole’s 4-0-21-3 saw her draw level with Ellyse Perry for most Women’s T20 World Cup career wickets. Shrubsole has played 25 innings to Perry’s 34.
0 – Thailand became just the 3rd team in the history of women’s international cricket to dismiss both England openers for a duck in the same innings.
Both England openers out for a duck in the same women’s international innings
Ashe & Taylor v Australia at the Oval, 1937 (Test)
Jones & Wyatt v Australia at Chelmsford, 2019 (T20I)
Jones & Wyatt v Thailand at Canberra, 2020 (T20I)
Women’s T20 World Cup match 8
Manuka Oval, Canberra
Pakistan 127/2 (18.2) beat West Indies 124/7 (20.0) by 8 wickets
1 – Diana Baig was the first Pakistani bowler to take a wicket with the first ball of a Women’s T20 World Cup match.
1st – This is the first time that Pakistan have won their opening match at a Women’s T20 World Cup.
125 – This was the 3rd highest target Pakistan women have successfully chased in T20Is, and their highest successful chase at the T20 World Cup.
54.71 – Bismah Maroof (38* today) has the 3rd highest average in successful women’s T20I chases (minimum 10 innings batted), beaten only by Dane van Niekerk (57.40) and Mithali Raj (55.50).
58 – Javeria Khan and Muneeba Ali’s partnership was Pakistan women’s highest opening stand in T20Is since 2015, and their 2nd highest 1st wicket partnership overall. Javeria Khan has been a part of all four 50+ opening stands Pakistan women have made in the format.
2 – Bismah Maroof and Nidar Dar’s 50* partnership for the third wicket made this the first instance of Pakistan making two 50+ partnerships in the same women’s T20I innings.
40 – Stafanie Taylor scored 40+ runs in a T20I innings for the 40th time in her T20I career. Only one other woman has made more than 30 such scores, and no player with a comparable level of experience comes close to Taylor (40% of innings) in terms of how often they make those scores.
Most scores of 40+ runs in women’s T20Is:
40 Stafanie Taylor WI (in 100 innings, 40%)
33 Suzie Bates NZ (in 113 innings, 29%)
27 Meg Lanning AUS (in 95 innings, 28%)
25 Sophie Devine NZ (in 85 innings, 29%)
25 Charlotte Edwards ENG (in 93 innings, 27%)
23 Mithali Raj IND (in 84 innings, 27%)
Stats derived from ESPNcricinfo statsguru.