Women’s T20 World Cup holds a special corner in every women cricketer’s heart as the T20 format is the most played format in Women’s cricket. Women cricketers have sufficient proficiency in the T20 format. Since its inception in 2009, 7 T20 World Cups have been played so far, and many players have participated in it. You have to be very decisive in this format as you get less time than ODI and test. Let’s have a look at the players with the most runs in women’s T20 World Cup.
Former captain of the New Zealand women’s team, Suzie Bates has scored the most runs with 929 runs in 32 matches. Maintaining an average of 30.96, Suzie has a strike rate of 113.15. The right-hand batter has hit 107 fours, which is the highest by any batter in women’s T20s. Bates has made six 50s in the T20 World Cup to date.
West Indian all-rounder and the latest skipper of the West Indian women’s team, Stafanie Taylor finds herself at 2nd spot on the list of the most runs in the T20 World Cup. Stafanie has almost all T20 World Cups and amassed 881 runs in 29 matches at an impressive average of 38.30. In the 2016 T20 World Cup, she led her team to win the wear the crown for the first time.
One of the best batter in women’s cricket, Meg Lanning secures 3rd place with her explosive batting in the T20 World Cup. From 2012 to 2020, Meg Lanning played 5 T20 World Cups and scored 843 runs in 29 matches. So far, she has struck the bowlers at a strike rate of 112.55. Meg Lanning has led Australia to win 3 t20 World Cups, in 2014, 2018, & 2020.
The first women T20 World Cup-winning captain, Charlotte Edwards has scored 768 runs in 24 t20 games in the T20 world cup. Edwards has smacked 5 fifties in the marquee tournament, the joint end most by any player. Her strike rate may not impress you but the average is phenomenal 36.57.
Australian wicket-keeper batter Alyssa Healy is also on the list of the most runs in the women’s T20 world cup. Healy opens the innings for the Australian women team and is an aggressive batsman. She slams the bowlers at a staggering strike rate of 131.92, which is the highest in the women’s T20 World Cup history.
Top 10 Players with Most Runs In Women’s T20 World Cup
Suzie Bates has scored the most runs in the Women’s T20 World Cup (929 runs).
England’s Anya Shrubsole is the highest wicket-taker in the Women’s T20 World Cup (41 wickets in 27 matches).