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It was so near and yet so far for India in the 2017 Women’s World Cup – loses to England by nine runs

Anya Shrubsole

A Shrubsole was declared Player of the match for  her  bowling  effort 6 for 46

 

N Sciver of England scores 51 in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty in the finals of Women’s World Cup

It also provides the second of a England batswoman scoring a fifty in the finals of a Women’s World Cup, J Southgate had scored 53 against Australia at Christchurch on 07.02.82

PG Raut scored 86 and Harmanpreet Kaur scored 51 in this game to provide the eleventh and twelth occasion of a batsman scoring fifties in the finals of the ’s World Cup

It also provides the first occasion of Indian batswoman scoring fifties in the World Cup final. It also provides the third occasion of two batswomen scoring fifties in an innings in the World Cup final. All such occasions are tabulated below

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 KL Rolton 107* 1 Aus v Ind Centurion 10 Apr 2005
  2 LC Sthalekar 55 1 Aus v Ind Centurion 10 Apr 2005
                 
2 1 RL Haynes 52 1 Aus v Win Mumbai (BS) 17 Feb 2013
  2 JE Cameron 75 1 Aus v Win Mumbai (BS) 17 Feb 2013
                 
3 1 PG Raut 86 2 Ind v Eng Lord’s 23 Jul 2017
  2 H Kaur 51 2 Ind v Eng Lord’s 23 Jul 2017

N Sciver {51}, PG Raut {86} and H Kaur scored fifties in this game to provide the first occasion of three batsmen scoring fifties in the finals of the Women’s World Cup.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 NR Sciver 51 1 Eng v Ind Lord’s 23 Jul 2017
2 PG Raut 86 2 Ind v Eng Lord’s 23 Jul 2017
3 H Kaur 51 2 Ind v Eng Lord’s 23 Jul 2017

M Raj became the third batswoman to score 400 plus runs in the Women’s World Cup 2017. She had an aggregate of 409 runs from nine games. Others are TT Beamount of England {410} and E Perry of Australia {404}. M Raj stands second in the list  of batswoman who have scored 400  plus runs in WWC 2017

M Raj was dismissed run out for 17 in this game to provide the 47th occasion of a captain dismissed run out in the World Cup. Her dismissal provide the seventh occasion of an Indian captain dismissed run out in the World Cup

M Raj became the first batswoman to be dismissed run out in the finals of the World Cup.

PG Raut scored 86 in this game to provide the sixth occasion of an opening batswoman scoring a fifty in the World Cup final. She also became the first Indian batswoman to accomplish the feat. Her score is the second highest score by an opening batswoman in the Women’s World Cup finals. BJ Clark of Australia has score 91 against New Zealand at Lincoln on 23.12.00

A Shrubsole of England captured six for 46 in this game to provide the third occasion of a bowler capturing six wickets in the World Cup. Others are – G Page of New Zealand – 6 for 20 vs Tri & Tob at St Albans on 23.06.73 and J Lord of New Zealand – 6 for 20 against India at Auckland on 14.01.82

A Shrubsole of England captured six for 46 in this game to provide the second occasion of a bowler capturing six wickets in the World Cup against India. Prior to this J Lord of New Zealand had captured 6 for 20 against India at Auckland on 14.01.82

A Shrubsole of England captured six for 46 in this game to become the first bowler to capture six wickets in the World Cup Finals. The previous best was 4 for 34 by England bowler against New Zealand at Sydney on 22.03.09.

England won this finals by nine runs to provide the second occasion of a team winning the finals by a single digit runs margin. New Zealand had won the 2000 finals by four runs against Australia at Lincoln on 23.12.00

PG Raut’s 86 and H Kaur’s 51 in this game were in a losing cause to provide the fourth and fifth occasion of batswoman’s fifty in a losing cause in the finals of the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of two batswoman’s fifties going in vain in the finals of the World Cup

S Mandhana, S Verma, J Goswami and RS Gayakwad scored ducks in this game to provide the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th occasion of a batswoman scoring a duck in the finals of the World Cup. S Mandhana became the third opening batsman to score a duck in the finals of the World Cup.

It also provides the first occasion of four batswoman scoring ducks in the finals of the World Cup.

This game was the first final to be played at Lord’s – the Mecca of Cricket. England won the toss and won the finals to provide the fourth occasion of a team winning the toss and the final in the history of Women’s World Cup. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Result Margin Toss Bat Oppn Ground Start Date
1 NZl won 004 runs won 1st Aus Lincoln 23 Dec 2000
2 Aus won 098 runs won 1st Ind Centurion 10 Apr 2005
3 Aus won 114 runs won 1st Win Mumbai (BS) 17 Feb 2013
4 Eng won 009 runs won 1st Ind Lord’s 23 Jul 2017

England and India scored 228 for 7 and 219 respectively in this game to provide the third and fourth occasion of a team posting 200 plus runs in the finals of the Women’s World Cup. It also provides the very first occasion of both the teams posting 200 plus runs in a final of the Women’s World Cup.

England has posted a total of 200 plus runs in the World Cup on 33 occasions, while India has done so on 13 occasions. But both the teams posted 200 plus runs in the finals of the World Cup for the first time.

India has lost a world cup game on three occasions when it had posted 200 plus runs- once batting first and twice batting second. The first occasion of India losing a game after posting 200 plus runs batting second was also against England at Mum-BS on 03.02.13. England posted 272 for 8 batting first and India scored 240 for 9 to lose the game by 32 runs.

India at one stage was 191 for 3 and lost  its seven wickets for 28 runs to be dismissed all out for 219 in 5.2 overs in an incredible collapse to lose  the game by nine runs. A Shrubsole captured  four wickets of the seven wickets that  fell  in this collapse.

Batswomen who have scored two or more centuries in the Women’s World Cup – India’s Harmanpreet Kaur joins the elite list

Harmanpreet Kaur of India scored 171 not out against Australia at Derby on 20 Jul 17 in the ongoing Women’s World Cup. It was her second century in the World Cup. Prior to her 171 not out, she had scored 107 not out against England at Mum-BS on 03 Feb 2013. She became the 14th batswoman to score two or more centuries in the Women’s World Cup. The performance of all the 14 batswomen are tabulated below

 

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 JA Brittin 138* 1 Eng Int XI Hamilton 14 Jan 1982
  2 JA Brittin 104 1 Eng Den Banstead 20 Jul 1993
  3 JA Brittin 100 1 Eng Ind Finchampstead 25 Jul 1993
  4 JA Brittin 138 1 Eng Pak Vijayawada 12 Dec 1997
                 
2 1 CM Edwards 173* 1 Eng Ire Pune 16 Dec 1997
  2 CM Edwards 139* 1 Eng Net Lincoln 30 Nov 2000
  3 CM Edwards 109 1 Eng Ind Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013
  4 CM Edwards 106* 2 Eng NZl Mumbai (BS) 15 Feb 2013
                 
3 1 SW Bates 168 1 NZl Pak Sydney 19 Mar 2009
  2 SW Bates 102 1 NZl Aus Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
  3 SW Bates 106* 2 NZl Srl Bristol 24 Jun 2017
                 
4 1 KL Rolton 154* 1 Aus Srl Christchurch 01 Dec 2000
  2 KL Rolton 107* 2 Aus SA Lincoln 13 Dec 2000
  3 KL Rolton 107* 1 Aus Ind Centurion 10 Apr 2005
               
5 1 SC Taylor 137* 1 Eng Srl Lincoln 12 Dec 2000
  2 SC Taylor 136 1 Eng Srl Pretoria 24 Mar 2005
  3 SC Taylor 101 1 Eng Srl Canberra 07 Mar 2009
                 
6 1 E Bakewell 101* 1 Eng Int XI Hove 23 Jun 1973
  2 E Bakewell 118 1 Eng Aus Birmingham 28 Jul 1973
                 
7 1 R Buckstein 100 1 Aus Net Perth 29 Nov 1988
  2 R Buckstein 105* 1 Aus Net Melbourne 14 Dec 1988
                 
8 1 DA Hockley 100* 1 NZl Srl Chandigarh 13 Dec 1997
  2 DA Hockley 100 1 NZl WI Chandigarh 15 Dec 1997
                 
9 1 CA Hodges 113 1 Eng Ire Reading 24 Jul 1993
  2 CA Hodges 105* 1 Eng Aus Guildford 26 Jul 1993
                 
10 1 H Kaur 107* 2 Ind Eng Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013
  2 H Kaur 171* 1 Ind Aus Derby 20 Jul 2017
                 
11 1 MM Lanning 112 2 Aus NZl Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
  2 MM Lanning 152* 2 Aus Srl Bristol 29 Jun 2017
                 
12 1 M Raj 103* 2 Ind Pak Cuttack 07 Feb 2013
  2 M Raj 109 1 Ind NZl Derby 15 Jul 2017
                 
13 1 LA Reeler 143* 1 Aus Net Perth 29 Nov 1988
  2 LA Reeler 108* 1 Aus NZl Melbourne 10 Dec 1988
                 
14 1 NR Sciver 137 1 Eng Pak Leicester 27 Jun 2017
  2 NR Sciver 129 1 Eng NZl Derby 12 Jul 2017

 

Harmanpreet Kaur of India scored 171 not out against Australia at Derby on 20 Jul 17 in the ongoing Women’s World Cup. It was her second century in the World Cup. Prior to her 171 not out, she had scored 107 not out against England at Mum-BS on 03 Feb 2013. She became the second Indian batswoman to score two  centuries in the Women’s World Cup after Mithali Raj. The performance of both these batswomen are tabulated below

 

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 H Kaur 107* 2 Ind Eng Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013
  2 H Kaur 171* 1 Ind Aus Derby 20 Jul 2017
                 
2 1 M Raj 103* 2 Ind Pak Cuttack 07 Feb 2013
  2 M Raj 109 1 Ind NZl Derby 15 Jul 2017

 

Harmanpreet Kaur of India scored 171 not out against Australia at Derby on 20 Jul 17 in the ongoing Women’s World Cup. It was her second century in the World Cup. Prior to her 171 not out, she had scored 107 not out against England at Mum-BS on 03 Feb 2013. She became the fourth batswoman to score two or more unbeaten centuries in the Women’s World Cup. The performance of these four batswomen are tabulated below

 

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 CM Edwards 173* 1 Eng Ire Pune 16 Dec 1997
  2 CM Edwards 139* 1 Eng Net Lincoln 30 Nov 2000
  4 CM Edwards 106* 2 Eng NZl Mumbai (BS) 15 Feb 2013
                 
2 1 KL Rolton 154* 1 Aus Srl Christchurch 01 Dec 2000
  2 KL Rolton 107* 2 Aus SA Lincoln 13 Dec 2000
  3 KL Rolton 107* 1 Aus Ind Centurion 10 Apr 2005
               
3 1 H Kaur 107* 2 Ind Eng Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013
  2 H Kaur 171* 1 Ind Aus Derby 20 Jul 2017
                 
4 1 LA Reeler 143* 1 Aus Net Perth 29 Nov 1988
  2 LA Reeler 108* 1 Aus NZl Melbourne 10 Dec 1988

 

Captains scoring ducks in the Women’s World Cup games

MJ Lanning of Australia failed to open her account in the ongoing Women’s World Cup against India at Derby on 20 July 17 to  provide the 40th occasion of a captain collecting a duck  in the Women’s World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DF Edulji 0 2 Ind Aus Patna 08 Jan 1978
2 SA Tredrea 0 2 Aus Ind Wellington 26 Jan 1982
3 LJ Murdoch 0 1 NZl Eng Perth 30 Nov 1988
4 MP Moore 0 2 Ire Net Melbourne 09 Dec 1988
5 M Frost 0 2 Den Eng Banstead 20 Jul 1993
6 R Scott 0 2 Win Ind Nottingham 20 Jul 1993
7 A van Lier 0 1 Net NZl Lindfield 25 Jul 1993
8 J Jonsson 0 1 Den Aus Dulwich 28 Jul 1993
9 K Smithies 0 2 Eng Win Arundel 28 Jul 1993
10 Shaiza Khan 0 1 Pak Aus Hyd-RGS 14 Dec 1997
11 AG Browne 0 2 Win NZl Chandigarh 15 Dec 1997
12 DS Christiansen 0 2 Den Aus Mumbai 16 Dec 1997
13 ME Grealey 0 2 Ire Eng Pune 16 Dec 1997
14 K Price 0 1 RSA Pak Vadodara 16 Dec 1997
15 KS Bhatt 0 2 Ind NZl Indore 17 Dec 1997
16 AG Browne 0 1 Win Den Delhi 20 Dec 1997
17 J Jonsson 0 2 Den Win Delhi 20 Dec 1997
18 K Smithies 0 2 Eng NZl Chennai 26 Dec 1997
19 RSARC Silva 0 2 Srl Aus Christchurch 01 Dec 2000
20 A Jain 0 1 Ind Eng Lincoln 04 Dec 2000
21 ME Grealey 0 1 Ire Eng Lincoln 07 Dec 2000
22 A Jain 0 1 Ind Ire Christchurch 11 Dec 2000
23 K Price 0 2 RSA NZl Lincoln 11 Dec 2000
24 RSARC Silva 0 2 Srl Ind Lincoln 15 Dec 2000
25 CJ Connor 0 1 Eng Aus Pretoria 22 Mar 2005
26 CMA Shillington 0 1 Ire Ind Pretoria 24 Mar 2005
27 SJ Power 0 2 Win Aus Rustenburg 26 Mar 2005
28 SK Dolawatte 0 1 Srl RSA Pretoria 01 Apr 2005
29 J Goswami 0 1 Ind Eng Sydney 10 Mar 2009
30 Urooj Mumtaz 0 1 Pak Eng Sydney 12 Mar 2009
31 AE Smith 0 2 RSA NZl Bowral 12 Mar 2009
32 MR Aguilleira 0 2 Win Eng Sydney 17 Mar 2009
33 MR Aguilleira 0 1 Win Ind Sydney 19 Mar 2009
34 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Aus Cuttack 03 Feb 2013
35 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Pak Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
36 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Eng Cuttack 10 Feb 2013
37 M Raj 0 2 Ind RSA Leicester 08 Jul 2017
38 RL Haynes 0 1 Aus RSA Taunton 15 Jul 2017
39 SR Taylor 0 2 Win Eng Bristol 15 Jul 2017
40 MM Lanning 0 2 Aus Ind Derby 20 Jul 2017

 

MJ Lanning became the third Australian captain to score a duck in the Women’s World Cup after SA Tredrea and RL  Haynes. It is interesting to note that RL Haynes and MM Lanning failed to open their account in the ongoing Women’s World Cup

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 SA Tredrea 0 2 Aus Ind Wellington 26 Jan 1982
2 RL Haynes 0 1 Aus RSA Taunton 15 Jul 2017
3 MM Lanning 0 2 Aus Ind Derby 20 Jul 2017

 

MJ Lanning became the second captain to score a duck in the semifinal of  the  Women’s World Cup after K Smithies  of England. K Smithies had failed to open her  account against New Zealand at Chennai on 26 Dec 1997

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 K Smithies 0 2 Eng NZl Chennai 26 Dec 1997
2 MM Lanning 0 2 Aus Ind Derby 20 Jul 2017

 

The following table lists the nine captains who have collected the ducks on two or more occasions in the Women’s World Cup games. M du Preez of South Africa holds the record  for  most ducks by a captain in the Women’s World Cup games. She has failed to open her account on three occasions. One more important observation is that all her three ducks  have  come at the same ground – Cuttack – in  World Cup 1993 held in India

 

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Aus Cuttack 03 Feb 2013
  2 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Pak Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
  3 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Eng Cuttack 10 Feb 2013
                 
2 1 A Jain 0 1 Ind Eng Lincoln 04 Dec 2000
  2 A Jain 0 1 Ind Ire Christchurch 11 Dec 2000
                 
3 1 AG Browne 0 2 Win NZl Chandigarh 15 Dec 1997
  2 AG Browne 0 1 Win Den Delhi 20 Dec 1997
                 
4 1 J Jonsson 0 1 Den Aus Dulwich 28 Jul 1993
  2 J Jonsson 0 2 Den Win Delhi 20 Dec 1997
                 
5 1 K Price 0 1 RSA Pak Vadodara 16 Dec 1997
  2 K Price 0 2 RSA NZl Lincoln 11 Dec 2000
                 
6 1 K Smithies 0 2 Eng Win Arundel 28 Jul 1993
  2 K Smithies 0 2 Eng NZl Chennai 26 Dec 1997
                 
7 1 ME Grealey 0 2 Ire Eng Pune 16 Dec 1997
  2 ME Grealey 0 1 Ire Eng Lincoln 07 Dec 2000
                 
8 1 MR Aguilleira 0 2 Win Eng Sydney 17 Mar 2009
  2 MR Aguilleira 0 1 Win Ind Sydney 19 Mar 2009
                 
9 1 RSARC Silva 0 2 Srl Aus Christchurch 01 Dec 2000
  2 RSARC Silva 0 2 Srl Ind Lincoln 15 Dec 2000

 

The following table lists the fivee captains who have collected the ducks on two or more occasions in the same edition of Women’s World Cup.  M du Preez of South Africa holds the record for most ducks by a captain in a single edition of the Women’s World Cup.  She has failed to open her account on three occasions in 1993 Women’s World Cup held in India. One more important observation is that all her three ducks have come at the same ground – Cuttack

 

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Aus Cuttack 03 Feb 2013
  2 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Pak Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
  3 M du Preez 0 1 RSA Eng Cuttack 10 Feb 2013
                 
2 1 A Jain 0 1 Ind Eng Lincoln 04 Dec 2000
  2 A Jain 0 1 Ind Ire Christchurch 11 Dec 2000
                 
3 1 AG Browne 0 2 Win NZl Chandigarh 15 Dec 1997
  2 AG Browne 0 1 Win Den Delhi 20 Dec 1997
                 
4 1 MR Aguilleira 0 2 Win Eng Sydney 17 Mar 2009
  2 MR Aguilleira 0 1 Win Ind Sydney 19 Mar 2009
                 
5 1 RSARC Silva 0 2 Srl Aus Christchurch 01 Dec 2000
  2 RSARC Silva 0 2 Srl Ind Lincoln 15 Dec 2000

 

1997 World Cup has witnessed most occasions of captains scoring ducks – nine occasions – followed by six occasions in 2000 World Cup. 1993 and 2000 World Cup has witnessed five occasions of captains collecting ducks. All such occasions are tabulated below.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Shaiza Khan 0 1 Pak Aus Hyd-RGS 14 Dec 1997
2 AG Browne 0 2 Win NZl Chandigarh 15 Dec 1997
3 DS Christiansen 0 2 Den Aus Mumbai 16 Dec 1997
4 ME Grealey 0 2 Ire Eng Pune 16 Dec 1997
5 K Price 0 1 RSA Pak Vadodara 16 Dec 1997
6 KS Bhatt 0 2 Ind NZl Indore 17 Dec 1997
7 AG Browne 0 1 Win Den Delhi 20 Dec 1997
8 J Jonsson 0 2 Den Win Delhi 20 Dec 1997
9 K Smithies 0 2 Eng NZl Chennai 26 Dec 1997
               
1 RSARC Silva 0 2 Srl Aus Christchurch 01 Dec 2000
2 A Jain 0 1 Ind Eng Lincoln 04 Dec 2000
3 ME Grealey 0 1 Ire Eng Lincoln 07 Dec 2000
4 A Jain 0 1 Ind Ire Christchurch 11 Dec 2000
5 K Price 0 2 RSA NZl Lincoln 11 Dec 2000
6 RSARC Silva 0 2 Srl Ind Lincoln 15 Dec 2000
               
1 M Frost 0 2 Den Eng Banstead 20 Jul 1993
2 R Scott 0 2 Win Ind Nottingham 20 Jul 1993
3 A van Lier 0 1 Net NZl Lindfield 25 Jul 1993
4 J Jonsson 0 1 Den Aus Dulwich 28 Jul 1993
5 K Smithies 0 2 Eng Win Arundel 28 Jul 1993
               
1 J Goswami 0 1 Ind Eng Sydney 10 Mar 2009
2 Urooj Mumtaz 0 1 Pak Eng Sydney 12 Mar 2009
3 AE Smith 0 2 RSA NZl Bowral 12 Mar 2009
4 MR Aguilleira 0 2 Win Eng Sydney 17 Mar 2009
5 MR Aguilleira 0 1 Win Ind Sydney 19 Mar 2009

 

 

Couple of records for Harmanpreet Kaur in the Semifinals of Womens’ World Cup

Harmanpreet Kaur of India scored 171 not out with 20 boundary fours and  seven boundary sixes in the  World Cup Semifinal against Australia at Derby on 20 Jul 17. Her score, boundary fours and boundary sixes are all records in their respective parameters for a batswoman in a Women’s World Cup Semi final

Harmanpreet Kaur of India became the first batswoman to score a hundred in a World Cup Semi final when he scored 171 not out against Australia at Derby on 20 Jul 2017. The previous best was 91 not out scored by two women batsmen – LM Keighty of Australia and M Raj of India. The details are furnished below. 

Player Runs 4s 6s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
H Kaur 171* 20 7 1 Ind Aus Derby 20 Jul 2017
LM Keightley 91* 13 0 2 Aus RSA Lincoln 18 Dec 2000
M Raj 91* 9 0 1 Ind NZl Potchefstroom 07 Apr 2005

Harmanpreet Kaur scored 20 boundary fours in her knock of 171 not out which is a record for most boundary fours by a batswoman in semi finals of Women’s World Cup. The previous best was 13 boundary fours scored by LM Keightly of Australia against South Africa at Lincoln on 18 Dec 2000. EJ Vilani also scored 13 boundary fours in her knock of 75 in today’s game. AJ Blackwell who scored 10 boundary fours in this game is the fourth batswoman to score ten or more boundary fours in the Women’s World Cup Semi finals

No Player Runs 4s 6s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 H Kaur 171* 20 7 1 Ind Aus Derby 20 Jul 2017
2 LM Keightley 91* 13 0 2 Aus RSA Lincoln 18 Dec 2000
3 EJ Villani 75 13 0 2 Aus Ind Derby 20 Jul 2017
4 AJ Blackwell 90 10 3 2 Aus Ind Derby 20 Jul 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur scored seven boundary sixes in her knock of 171 not out which is a record for most boundary sixes by a batswoman in semi finals of Women’s World Cup. The next best is three boundary sixes scored by AJ Blackwell in this game.

No Player Runs 4s 6s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 H Kaur 171* 20 7 1 Ind Aus Derby 20 Jul 2017
2 AJ Blackwell 90 10 3 2 Aus Ind Derby 20 Jul 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur scored 20 boundary fours in her knock of 171 not out against Australia at Derby on 20 Jul 17 to become the fifth batswoman to score 20 plus boundary fours in a World Cup game. The following table furnishes the list of five batswoman who have accomplished the feat

No Player Runs 4s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 SJ Taylor 147 24 1 Eng RSA Bristol 05 Jul 2017
2 BJ Clark 229* 22 1 Aus Den Mumbai 16 Dec 1997
3 AC Jayangani 178* 22 1 Srl Aus Bristol 29 Jun 2017
4 TT Beaumont 148 22 1 Eng RSA Bristol 05 Jul 2017
5 H Kaur 171* 20 1 Ind Aus Derby 20 Jul 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur scored seven boundary sixes in her knock of 171 not out against Australia at Derby on 20 Jul 17 to become the third batswoman to score seven or more boundary sixes in a World Cup game. The following table furnishes the list of three batswoman who have accomplished the feat. It is interesting to note that all the three batswomen have accomplished the feat of scoring seven or more boundary sixes in the ongoing World Cup 2017

No Player Runs 6s Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 SFM Devine 93 9 2 NZl Pak Taunton 08 Jul 2017
2 L Lee 92 7 1 RSA Ind Leicester 08 Jul 2017
3 H Kaur 171* 7 1 Ind Aus Derby 20 Jul 2017

Records galore for Indian Women in its win against New Zealand at Derby on 15 Jul 17

It is interesting to note that Victory margin, RS Gayakwad’s bowling figures, two century partnerships posted by Indian women, the century partnership for the fifth wicket and M Raj’s 109 in India’s game against New Zealand at Derby on 15 Jul 17 constitute records in their respective parameters for  Indian Women in Women’s World Cup

 

India posted a victory by 186 runs in this game. It represents India’s  fourth win by 100 plus runs margin in the  Women’s World Cup and also represents its largest victory by runs margin in the World Cup. The previous best was its 154 runs win against Netherlands at Lincon on 02 Dec 2000

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India Women won 186 runs v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017
2 India Women won 154 runs v Neth Women Lincoln 02 Dec 2000
3 India Women won 141 runs v SL Women Lincoln 15 Dec 2000
4 India Women won 105 runs v WI Women Mumbai (BS) 31 Jan 2013

 

RS Gayakwad became the fourth Indian bowler to capture five wickets in an innings in the World Cup. Her figures of 5 for 15 represent  the best bowling  figures by an Indian bowler in the  World Cup. Previous best was E Bisht’s 5 for 18 aginnst Pakistan at Derby on 02 Jul 17

 

No Player O M R W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 RS Gayakwad 7.3 1 15 5 2 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017
2 E Bisht 10.0 2 18 5 2 v PAK Women Derby 02 Jul 2017
3 P Choudhary 8.0 0 21 5 2 v WI Women Faridabad 13 Dec 1997
4 N David 10.0 3 32 5 1 v NZ Women Pretoria 30 Mar 2005

 

H Kaur-M Raj added 132 runs for the third wicket and M Raj-V Krishnamurthy added 108 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the 11th and 12th occasion of Indian Women posting three figure partnerships in the World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 A Chopra, M Raj 2 101 1 v Neth Women Lincoln 02 Dec 2000
2 A Chopra, C Kaul 3 151 1 v SL Women Lincoln 15 Dec 2000
3 A Chopra, R Dhar 4 106* 2 v ENG Women Pretoria 28 Mar 2005
4 A Jain, J Sharma 1 107 2 v WI Women Pretoria 01 Apr 2005
5 MDT Kamini, PG Raut 1 175 1 v WI Women Mumbai (BS) 31 Jan 2013
6 KV Jain, H Kaur 4 106 2 v ENG Women Mumbai (BS) 3 Feb 2013
7 S Mandhana, PG Raut 1 144 1 v ENG Women Derby 24 Jun 2017
8 S Mandhana, M Raj 3 108 2 v WI Women Taunton 29 Jun 2017
9 M Raj, DB Sharma 3 118 1 v SL Women Derby 05 Jul 2017
10 M Raj, PG Raut 2 157 1 v AUS Women Bristol 12 Jul 2017
11 H Kaur, M Raj 3 132 1 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017
12 V Krishnamurthy, M Raj 5 108 1 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017

 

H Kaur-M Raj added 132 runs for the third wicket and M Raj-V Krishnamurthy added 108 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the eighth occasion of a team posting two three figure partnerships in s World Cup game. It also provides the first such occasion by Indian Women in a World Cup game.

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 H Kaur, M Raj 3 132 1 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017
2 V Krishnamurthy, M Raj 5 108 1 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017

 

M Raj-V Krishnamurthy added 108 runs for the fifth wicket in this game to provide the record partnership for the fifth wicket in a world cup game. The previous best was 87 runs unfinished partnership between R Malhotra and M Raj against Pakistan at Cuttack on 07 Feb 2013

 

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 V Krishnamurthy, M Raj 5 108 1 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017
2 R Malhotra, M Raj 5 87* 2 v PAK Women Cuttack 7 Feb 2013

 

M Raj’s 109 in this game provide the sixth occasion of an Indian woman scoring a century in the World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 MDT Kamini 100 1 v WI Women Mumbai (BS) 31 Jan 2013
2 H Kaur 107* 2 v ENG Women Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013
3 M Raj 103* 2 v PAK Women Cuttack 07 Feb 2013
4 S Mandhana 106* 2 v WI Women Taunton 29 Jun 2017
5 PG Raut 106 1 v AUS Women Bristol 12 Jul 2017
6 M Raj 109 1 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017

 

M Raj’s 109 in this game represent the highest individual score by an Indian batswoman in the World Cup. The previous best was H Kaur’s 107 not out against England women at Mum-BS on 03 Feb 2012

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 M Raj 109 1 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017
2 H Kaur 107* 2 v ENG Women Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013

 

M Raj became the first Indian batswoman to score two centuries in the World Cup. Prior to this, she had scored 103 not out against Pakistan at Cuttack on 07 Feb 2013. Both her centuries are listed below

 

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 M Raj 103* 2 v PAK Women Cuttack 07 Feb 2013
2 M Raj 109 1 v NZ Women Derby 15 Jul 2017

 

Batswomans’ centuries in a losing cause in Women’s one day Internationals – India’s PG Raut joins the list

PG Raut of India scored 106 against Australia at Bristol on 12 Jul 17 in the ongoing Women’s World Cup. Her effort was in a losing  cause  to  provide the  17th occasion of a batswoman’s century going in vain in the history of Women’s one day Internationals. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 CM Edwards 102 1 Eng RSA Taunton 17 Aug 1997
2 DA Hockley 100 2 NZl Aus Melbourne 06 Feb 2000
3 RJ Rolls 114 1 NZl Aus Lincoln 06 Mar 2002
4 SC Taylor 113* 1 Eng Aus Chennai 25 Feb 2007
5 SJ Taylor 101 1 Eng Aus Chennai 01 Mar 2007
6 SC Taylor 110 1 Eng NZl Derby 23 Aug 2007
7 AE Satterthwaite 109 1 NZl Aus Sydney 14 Dec 2012
8 H Kaur 107* 2 Ind Eng Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013
9 SW Bates 102 1 NZl Aus Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
10 AE Satterthwaite 103 2 NZl Eng Mumbai (BS) 13 Feb 2013
11 SA Campbelle 105 1 Win Srl Dambulla 24 Feb 2013
12 S Mandhana 102 1 Ind Aus Hobart 05 Feb 2016
13 SW Bates 110 1 NZl Aus Mt Maunganui 24 Feb 2016
14 L Lee 102 1 RSA Aus Sydney 23 Nov 2016
15 BL Mooney 100 1 Aus NZl Auckland 26 Feb 2017
16 AC Jayangani 178* 1 Srl Aus Bristol 29 Jun 2017
17 PG Raut 106 1 Ind Aus Bristol 12 Jul 2017

 

PG Raut became the third Indian batswoman to witness her hundred in a  losing cause. Others are – S Mandhana and PG Raut.

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 H Kaur 107* 2 Ind Eng Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013
2 S Mandhana 102 1 Ind Aus Hobart 05 Feb 2016
3 PG Raut 106 1 Ind Aus Bristol 12 Jul 2017

 

PG Raut’s century in a losing cause provides the eleventh such occasion against Australia. All such occasions  are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 DA Hockley 100 2 NZl Aus Melbourne 06 Feb 2000
2 RJ Rolls 114 1 NZl Aus Lincoln 06 Mar 2002
3 SC Taylor 113* 1 Eng Aus Chennai 25 Feb 2007
4 SJ Taylor 101 1 Eng Aus Chennai 01 Mar 2007
5 AE Satterthwaite 109 1 NZl Aus Sydney 14 Dec 2012
6 SW Bates 102 1 NZl Aus Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
7 S Mandhana 102 1 Ind Aus Hobart 05 Feb 2016
8 SW Bates 110 1 NZl Aus Mt Maunganui 24 Feb 2016
9 L Lee 102 1 RSA Aus Sydney 23 Nov 2016
10 AC Jayangani 178* 1 Srl Aus Bristol 29 Jun 2017
11 PG Raut 106 1 Ind Aus Bristol 12 Jul 2017

 

PG Raut’s century in a losing cause provides the tenth such occasion of an opening batsman’s hundred going in vain. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 CM Edwards 102 1 Eng RSA Taunton 17 Aug 1997
2 DA Hockley 100 2 NZl Aus Melbourne 06 Feb 2000
3 RJ Rolls 114 1 NZl Aus Lincoln 06 Mar 2002
4 SJ Taylor 101 1 Eng Aus Chennai 01 Mar 2007
5 SW Bates 102 1 NZl Aus Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
6 S Mandhana 102 1 Ind Aus Hobart 05 Feb 2016
7 SW Bates 110 1 NZl Aus Mt Maunganui 24 Feb 2016
8 L Lee 102 1 RSA Aus Sydney 23 Nov 2016
9 BL Mooney 100 1 Aus NZl Auckland 26 Feb 2017
10 PG Raut 106 1 Ind Aus Bristol 12 Jul 2017

 

PG Raut’s century in a losing cause provides the second such occasion of an Indian opening batsman’s hundred going in vain. Both occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 S Mandhana 102 1 Ind Aus Hobart 05 Feb 2016
2 PG Raut 106 1 Ind Aus Bristol 12 Jul 2017

 

PG Raut’s century in a losing cause provides the fifth such occasion of a batsman’s hundred going in vain in the Women’s World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 H Kaur 107* 2 Ind Eng Mumbai (BS) 03 Feb 2013
2 SW Bates 102 1 NZl Aus Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
3 AE Satterthwaite 103 2 NZl Eng Mumbai (BS) 13 Feb 2013
4 AC Jayangani 178* 1 Srl Aus Bristol 29 Jun 2017
5 PG Raut 106 1 Ind Aus Bristol 12 Jul 2017

 

AE Satterhwaite of New Zealand, SC Taylor of England and SW Bates of New Zealand are the three batswomen who have witnessed their two centuries in a losing cause. The following table lists them

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AE Satterthwaite 109 1 NZl Aus Sydney 14 Dec 2012
2 AE Satterthwaite 103 2 NZl Eng Mumbai (BS) 13 Feb 2013
               
1 SC Taylor 113* 1 Eng Aus Chennai 25 Feb 2007
2 SC Taylor 110 1 Eng NZl Derby 23 Aug 2007
               
1 SW Bates 102 1 NZl Aus Cuttack 05 Feb 2013
2 SW Bates 110 1 NZl Aus Mt Maunganui 24 Feb 2016

 

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