Women’s T20 World Cup match 23 – final
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Australia 184/4 (20.0) beat India 99 (19.1) by 85 runs
86,174 – The crowd in attendance for the final was the biggest ever for a women’s cricket match and 2nd largest for any women’s sporting event worldwide, beaten only by the 1999 FIFA World Cup final (90,185).
184/4 – Australia’s total was the highest ever made in a T20 World Cup final, and was also the highest total in any women’s T20 match at the MCG, beating New South Wales’ 173/6 against Victoria in Jan 2013.
78* – Beth Mooney made the highest score in a Women’s T20 World Cup final, a record that Healy had broken minutes earlier with her 75 off 39 balls. The previous record had been Hayley Matthews’ 66 for West Indies against Australia in 2016.
2 – This was the 2nd Women’s T20 World Cup innings to feature two scores of 75+ runs. Remarkably, the only previous instance had been achieved by the same two players earlier in the tournament, when Healy and Mooney made scores of 83 and 81* respectively, against Bangladesh.
192.30 – Healy’s strike rate was the highest for a score of 50+ runs in a Women’s T20 World Cup knock-out match, and was the 2nd highest for a score 25+ runs by an Australian in any Women’s T20 World Cup match. Her fifty (30 balls) was the fastest in a T20 World Cup final.
5 – Healy set a new record for most sixes in a Women’s T20 World Cup knock-out match. No other player has hit more than four sixes during this stage of the tournament in their entire Women’s T20 World Cup career.
115 – Healy & Mooney’s opening stand was the 2nd highest partnership for any wicket in a Women’s T20 World Cup final, and Australia’s 2nd highest partnership in any T20 World Cup match. The innings was also the highest partnership ever made against India in a Women’s T20 World Cup match.
352 – Healy & Mooney smashed their own record (263 in 2018) for most runs as a partnership during a T20 World Cup.
259 – Mooney broke the record (257 by Meg Lanning in 2014) for most runs at a Women’s T20 World Cup. Healy’s 236 for the tournament were the 4th most, and broke her own record for most runs as a keeper (225 in 2018).
4/18 – Megan Schutt’s figures were the best taken in a Women’s T20 World Cup final and the joint best figures of her international career in all formats.
13 – Schutt equalled the record for most wickets taken at a Women’s T20 World Cup. Anya Shrubsole also took 13 in Bangladesh in 2014.
52 – Shikha Pandey (4-0-52-0) broke the record for most runs conceded in a Women’s T20 World Cup innings.
16 – Shafali Verma (16 years 40 days) and Richa Ghosh (16y 162d, who came on as a concussion substitute for Taniya Bhatia) were the two youngest players ever to feature in a senior World Cup final of either format for men or women.
4 – Verma and Ghosh, along with Jemimah Rodrigues and Radha Yadav, made India the first side to select more than one teenager in their side for a Women’s T20 World Cup final.
Stats derived from ESPNcricinfo statsguru.