The T20 format is always a joy to watch irrespective of gender. We always see that players often make T20 cricket entertaining by putting their best. Especially People go to stadiums to watch aggressive batting, bowling, and fielding from the cricketers. T20 matches are played the most in Women’s cricket. There are women cricketers who are dominating the format with their exceptional batting. Let’s take a look at the players with the most runs in Women’s T20 cricket.
Kiwi cricketer Suzie Bates has scored the most runs in Women’s T20, 3820 runs in 143 matches (140 innings) with a decent average of 29.61. Suzie has also hit the most number of the fifties (25) in the format. Her batting stats demonstrate how consistent she has been in this format. Along with runs, Bates has taken 55 T20 wickets also. Being the top scorer in the format as an all-rounder is a rare achievement.
Australian top-order batsman Meg Lanning has amassed the 2nd most number of runs in Women’s T20, 3405 runs in 132 matches (121 innings). Her average is 36.61 which is quite captivating, and very few players have maintained this. Lanning has smashed 2 centuries in the T20I.
Caribbean captain Stefanie Taylor comes in the 3rd position in terms of scoring the most runs in T20 cricket. She has amassed 3166 runs in 113 matches (111 matches) with an impressive average of 35.57. Her average of 35.57 in the shortest format of the game is the 3rd highest in Women’s T20. Stefanie is also the 2nd most 50 scorer in the T20s. Stefanie is the backbone of the West Indies Women’s side.
The current skipper of the Indian women’s cricket team, Harmanpreet Kaur has made 3058 runs so far in 151 matches, which is 4th most in women’s T20 cricket. Kaur is one of the best sloggers in women’s cricket, bashing the bowlers at a good strike rate of 106.04. Harmanpreet Kaur’s 103 against New Zealand is the highest score by an Indian in women’s T20.
Ace Kiwi all-rounder Sophie Devine is featured in the 5th spot on the tally of the most runs in women’s T20. Having played 119 T20s, Devine has accumulated 2969 runs at a decent average of 29.10. Devine has 17 fifties in her name which is 2nd most by any New Zealand batter in Women’s T20.
Indian star opener Smriti Mandhana recently surpassed Deandra Dottin to be in 6th place on the elite most runs in Women’s t20 tally. In 116 T20I matches, the stylish southpaw has accumulated 2802 runs at a staggering strike rate of 123.87. Mandhana has hit 22 fifties in the format, which is the most by any Indian in women’s T20.
West Indian all-rounder Deandra Dottin has scored the 7th most number of runs in Women’s T20, 2697 runs in 127 matches (125 innings) with a commendable average of 25.68. Dottin’s strike rate is 122.81. Deandra has smashed more than 105 sixes, which is the highest by any batsman in the Women’s T20. She has grabbed 62 wickets also with the ball.
Former English skipper Charlotte Edwards finds herself in 9th place on the list of making the most number of runs in Women’s T20. She has accumulated 2605 runs in 95 matches (93 innings) with an admirable average of 32.97. She has smacked as many as 12 half-centuries in the shortest format of the game. Edwards led England to win the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup in 2009.
Suzie Bates of New Zealand has scored the most runs in Women’s T20 International (3820).
Harmanpreet Kaur is India’s highest run-scorer in Women’s T20 cricket (3058).
Top 10 Most Runs In Women’s T20 Cricket
|Suzie Bates (NZ)||143||140||3820||29.61||109.70||124*||24||1|
|Meg Lanning (AUS)||132||121||3405||36.61||116.37||133*||15||2|
|Stafanie Taylor (WI)||113||111||3166||35.57||100.66||90||21||–|
|Harmanpreet kaur (IND)||151||136||3058||28.05||106.31||103||10||1|
|Sophie Devine (NZ)||119||116||2969||29.10||121.23||105||17||1|
|Smriti Mandhana (IND)||116||112||2802||27.74||123.87||86||22||–|
|Deandra Dottin (WI)||127||125||2697||25.68||122.81||112*||12||2|
|Bismah Maroof (PAK)||132||126||2658||27.12||91.30||70*||12||–|
|Charlotte Edwards (ENG)||95||93||2605||32.97||106.93||92*||12||–|
|Alyssa Healy (AUS)||141||123||2489||24.40||126.92||148*||14||1|
|DN Wyatt (ENG)||143||122||2369||21.53||125.21||124||11||2|
|Mithali Raj (IND)||89||84||2364||37.52||96.33||97*||17||–|
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