Cricket NewsMaking history, Harmanpreet Kaur becomes the most capped player in women's T20I...

    Making history, Harmanpreet Kaur becomes the most capped player in women’s T20I history.


    On Wednesday, Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur broke the record for most appearances in women’s T20 international cricket. The batsman accomplished this feat on Wednesday in Mumbai during the third T20I match against Australia. She participated in 140 T20I games. Kaur has scored 2,736 runs at an average of 27.36 in 140 T20I games over 125 innings. In the format, she has one century and eight half-centuries, with a top score of 103. Players like Suzie Bates (New Zealand, 139 T20Is), Danni Wyatt (England, 136 T20Is), Alyssa Healy (Australia, 135 T20Is), and Ellyse Perry are listed behind her on the list (Australia, 129 T20Is).

    In the first innings of the match, Australia reached 172/8. Ellyse Perry ignited the innings after the visitors were dealt two fast blows by India, dropping them to 5/2, with an explosive knock of 75 off 47 balls that featured nine fours and three sixes. She and Beth Mooney shared the third wicket for a 54-run partnership (30). Grace Harris contributed a powerful cameo as well, scoring 41 runs off only 18 balls while hitting four boundaries and three sixes. Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Anjali Savarni, and Renuka Singh all contributed two wickets for India.


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