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Major records scripted in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

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The Australia women’s cricket team showed its character in the biggest stage once again.

Meg Lanning-led Australia Women pocketed their fifth records ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 title and it was a statement of intent against India.

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The Aussies successfully defended their World T20 title and came all guns blazing when it mattered most.

Australia went on to post a massive 184/4 on the board and then bundled India Women out for a paltry 99. The 85-run win was a testament to the mental strength the Aussie Women possess in world cricket.

In front of 80,000-plus fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia Women were superb to not allow India any sort of a leeway. Lanning couldn’t have asked for more.

Australia Women needed the top brass to come and deliver.

They got that served. Opening batsmen Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney’s record 115-run stand made the difference when the Aussie batted.

And then, Megan Schutt’s career best 4/18 tormented the Indians, who lost the teeth from the third ball itself. Australia Women showed why they are the masters in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.

It was a grand tournament in Australia and throughout the event, we had some mesmerising performances to light up proceedings.

There were some major records scripted by individuals and teams and we had history books rewritten several times. Here we look at the major records scripted in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020.

Alyssa Healy a pioneer in Women’s World T20

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Runs and Alyssa Healy go hand in hand and the wicket-keeping batswoman dictated the scenes in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.

It was a fitting performance by the stalwart in the finale with her husband Mitchell Starc coming to cheer her on. Nobody could have asked for more.

Healy, who struck 75 in the final, recorded the second-highest individual score in a final of the Women’ World T20.

The talented Healy also got to her fifth T2o World Cup half-century. She also went past 750-run mark in the tournament’s history (752).

Healy is now the fifth-highest run-scorer in the tournament’s history. She surpassed India’s Mithali Raj (726) in this process. She also became the second Australian to amass 750-plus runs after skipper Meg Lanning.

Healy, who scored 236 runs at 39.33, amassed the second-most runs in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020. Not just that, her tally is the fourth-best across editions.

Beth Mooney smashes record for most runs in an edition

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Healy’s opening partner Beth Mooney made a significant amount of difference in the final for Australia Women at the MCG.

The left-handed batswoman struck a superb 78 and helped Australia maintain their charge post Healy’s dismissal. With her score of 78, Mooney scripted the record for the highest individual score in the Women’s T2o World Cup finale.

Mooney dominated the 2020 edition of the tournament and scored at will. She amassed 259 runs which included three half-centuries.

Her tally is now the best in terms of most runs in an edition. She broke the previous record held by Lanning, who had scored 257 runs in 2014.

The 115-run opening stand between Healy and Lanning is now the sixth-highest for the first wicket in the ICC Women’s World T20. Mooney, who went past 400 runs in the World T20 history, became the third Aussie batswoman to do so.

Megan Schutt leads the bowling records

Megan Schutt ICC Women's T20 World Cup

Australia Women bowling ace Megan Schutt gave a glimpse of her pedigree in the biggest stage once again.

The experienced campaigner claimed 4/18 in the finale against India Women. She raced to 30 career World T20 scalps which is the fifth-highest at the moment.

Schutt’s 13 scalps in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 is now the joint-best tally in terms of wickets in an edition of the tournament. She equaled the feat of England’s A Shrubsole, who claimed 13 scalps in the 2014 edition.

Schutt also registered the second-best bowling figures in this edition. Sri Lanka’s Shashikala Siriwardene (4/16) accounted for the best bowling figures.

Other major records scripted in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

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South Africa Women accounted for the highest team total in the tournament. SA Women’s 195/3 is also the highest team total in the history of the Women’s World T20. They surpassed India’s 194/5 in the 2018 edition of the T20 World Cup.

England’s middle-order batswoman Heather Knight struck the only century of the tournament. She scored a 66-ball 108* against Thailand Women. She became only the fourth batswoman to register a century in the ICC Women’s T2o World Cup.

Not just that, Knight’s unbeaten 169-run stand alongside Natalie Sciver against Thailand Women saw the two slamming a record for the highest stand in Women’s World T20.

India’s wicket-keeper Taniya Bhatia recorded 10 dismissals in the tournament. This was the best tally in this edition. Notably, Bhatia holds the record for the highest dismissals in an edition (11). She had achieved the mark in the 2018 World T2o. Her count of 10 is now the second-best.

This is all about the scripted records ICC women’s t20 world cup 2020.

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