Most Runs In ODIs In Women’s Cricket

Women’s cricket is one of the most underrated women’s sports in the world. The broadcasters think that it will not generate customers for them as no one likes to watch women’s cricket. But this perception is totally wrong because Women’s cricket is as entertaining as Men’s cricket. They also give their 100 percent and play with passion. ODI format is one of the most played formats in Women’s cricket. There are two cricketers, who have even scored more than 5000 runs in Women’s ODI cricket. Let’s talk about the batsmen with the most Runs In ODIs In Women’s Cricket.

Mithali Raj

Mithali-Raj-Women’s Cricket with Most Runs In ODIs

Former Indian captain Mithali Raj has scored the most number of runs (7304) in Women’s ODIs cricket. She has amassed runs with an impressive average of 51.80. Mithali’s ODI average is the highest in ODIs in Women’s cricket among players with 150 matches. She has also hit the highest number of the fifties (55) in ODIs. Mitali Raj is the highest runs scorer (10337) in Women’s international cricket. 

Charlotte Edwards

Charlotte Edwards

Former English skipper Charlotte Edwards comes at the 2nd place on the basis of making most runs in ODIs. Charlotte has amassed 5992 runs in 191 matches with a captivating average of 38.16. She has smacked 7 hundreds and 46 half-centuries in his career of years (1997-2016). She also holds the weird record of having the most number of Ducks (16) in Women’s ODI. 

Stefanie Taylor


Stefanie Taylor is the 3rdhighest run-getter in ODIs in Women’s cricket, with 4929 runs in 130 matches, including a high score of 171. Stefanie’s ODI average is 44.80. She is also the highest run-getter for West Indies in international cricket. Taylor holds a unique record also of smacking a century and getting 4 wickets in a single innings of a Women’s ODI. 

BJ Clark

BJ Clark-

Former Australian cricketer Belinda Clark gets the 4th spot on the list of amassing the most number of runs in Women’s ODIs. Clark has scored 4844 runs in 118 ODIs with a commendable average of 47.49. Her career was of 15 years (1991-2005). Clark is the first player in ODI cricket history to score a double century, 229* against Denmark in the 1997 Women’s World Cup. 

KL Rolton

KL Rolton

Ex Australian cricketer Karen Rolton has amassed the 5th most number of runs in Women’s ODIs, 4814 runs in 141 matches with an impressive average of 48.14. Rolton scored 8 centuries and 33 half-centuries in her long career of 14 years (1995-2009). Her highest score in ODI is 154*. She has appeared in the ODI cricket 3rd most number of times (141). Rolton was also a part of the 1995 & 2005 Women’s World Cup-winning Australian side. 

List of top 10 run-scorers in Women’s ODIs

Name Matches Innings Runs Average Best 50s 100s
Mithali Raj 217196730451.80125*587
C Edwards191180599238.16173*469
BJ Clark118114484447.49229*305
KL Rolton141132481448.14154*334
SR Taylor130126492944.80171366
SW Bates125119454842.501682710
AE Satterthwaite 128122412538.91137*227
Claire Taylor126120410140.20156*238
DA Hockley118115406441.89117344
Sarah Taylor126119405638.26147207
Who has scored the most runs in Women’s ODI cricket?

Mithali Raj has scored the most runs in Women’s ODI cricket (7304).

Who has smacked the most sixes in Women’s ODIs?

Deandra Dottin has smacked the most sixes in Women’s ODIs (74).

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