The seventh edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be played in Australia among 10 teams. In the last two years, Australia Women have won the most T20Is. Let’s look at the history of the tournament with the help of some stats and facts.
Australia Women have won 24 matches in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, the most by any team, plus their win percentage of 76.56 is also the highest in the tournament. No other team has won ICC Women’s T20 World Cup more than once but Australia Women have done it four times.
ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – winner in each edition:
|2010||West Indies||Australia W|
|2012/13||Sri Lanka||Australia W|
|2015/16||India||West Indies W|
|2018/19||West Indies||Australia W|
India Women hold the record of registering the highest total in the tournament but New Zealand Women hold the record of posting the most 165-plus totals in the tournament – four times.
|194/5||India W||New Zealand W||1||Providence||2018|
|191/4||Australia W||Ireland W||1||Sylhet||2014|
|187/5||West Indies W||Sri Lanka W||1||Gros Islet||2018|
|185/2||Australia W||Pakistan W||1||Sylhet||2014|
|180/5||New Zealand W||West Indies W||1||Gros Islet||2010|
Bangladesh Women are the only team to get bowled out under 50 runs in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup history.
|46||Bangladesh W||West Indies W||2||Providence||2018|
|58/9||Bangladesh W||England W||2||Sylhet||2014|
|60||Pakistan W||England W||2||Taunton||2009|
|65/9||Pakistan W||New Zealand W||1||Basseterre||2010|
|69/8||Sri Lanka W||England W||2||Taunton||2009|
No other player has scored more runs than Suzie Bates in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup history.
Only three players have scored a ton in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup so far – Meg Lanning, Deandra Dottin and Harmanpreet Kaur.
Highest individual scores:
|126||Meg Lanning||Australia W||Ireland W||Sylhet||2014|
|112*||Deandra Dottin||West Indies W||South Africa W||Basseterre||2010|
|103||Harmanpreet Kaur||India W||New Zealand W||Providence||2018|
|94*||Suzie Bates||New Zealand W||Pakistan W||Sylhet||2014|
|90*||Dane van Niekerk||South Africa W||Pakistan W||Sylhet||2014|
|90*||Elyse Villani||Australia W||Pakistan W||Sylhet||2014|
Meg Lanning holds the record of scoring most runs in a single edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. She amassed 257 runs in 2013/14 at an average of 42.83 and a strike rate of 158.64.
Most runs in an edition:
Ellyse Perry has taken 36 wickets in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup from 32 matches which is a record.
Anya Shrubsole took 13 wickets in the 2013/14 edition at a strike rate of 11.0 which is the best for a cricketer in a single edition of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.
Most wickets in an edition:
Rachel Priest holds the record for most wicketkeeping dismissals in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup.
Most wicket-keeping dismissals:
Jenny Gunn is the only player to have taken more than 15 catches in the history of the tournament.
There has been only one 150-plus stand recorded in the history of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. L Lee and D van Niekerk added 163* runs for the opening wicket against Pakistan Women at Sylhet in 2014.
Highest partnerships by runs:
|Lizelle Lee/Dane van Niekerk||163*||1st||SA W||Pak W||Sylhet||2014|
|Jemimah Rodrigues/Harmanpreet Kaur||134||4th||Ind W||NZ W||Providence||2018|
|Claire Taylor/Beth Morgan||122*||3rd||Eng W||Aus W||The Oval||2009|
|Hayley Matthews/Stafanie Taylor||120||1st||WI W||Aus W||Kolkata||2016|
|Suzie Bates/Aimee Watkins||118*||2nd||NZ W||Aus W||Taunton||2009|
|Shanel Daley/Deandra Dottin||118||5th||WI W||SA W||Basseterre||2010|
Ellyse Perry is the only player to have played more than 30 matches in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.
Most matches played by players:
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