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Harmanpreet Kaur Breaks the Record for Most Appearances in Women’s T20I

In 140 T20I games spanning 125 innings, Kaur has scored 2,736 runs at an average of 27.36

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Russell Chattaraj
Russell Chattaraj
Mechanical engineering graduate, writes about science, technology and sports, teaching physics and mathematics, also played cricket professionally and passionate about bodybuilding.

INDIA: On Wednesday, Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur broke the record for most appearances in women’s T20 international cricket. 

Harmanpreet Kaur accomplished this feat on Wednesday in Mumbai during the third T20I match against Australia. She participated in 140 T20I games.

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Harmanpreet Kaur has scored 2,736 runs at an average of 27.36 in 140 T20I games over 125 innings. In the format, she has one century and eight half-centuries, with a top score of 103.

Players like Suzie Bates (New Zealand, 139 T20Is), Danni Wyatt (England, 136 T20Is), Alyssa Healy (Australia, 135 T20Is), and Ellyse Perry (Australia, 129 T20Is) are listed behind Harmanpreet Kaur on the list.

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On Wednesday, the Australian Women defeated the Indian Women in the third T20I of their five-match series at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium. With this victory, the visitors have taken a 2-1 lead in the series.

In the first innings of the match, Australia scored 172/8 in 20 overs. Ellyse Perry played a crucial knock after India took two quick wickets and restricted Australia to 5/2. Perry scored 75 runs off 47 deliveries with nine fours and three sixes.

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Perry and Beth Mooney stitched up 54 runs for the third wicket. Grace Harris also played a great cameo as she scored 41 runs off just 18 deliveries with four boundaries and three sixes.

Shafali Verma’s inning of 52 runs off 41 deliveries was the only standout for India. India managed to score only 151/7 after the completion of 20 overs. As a result, Australian women defeated Indian women by 21 runs. 

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  • Russell Chattaraj

    Mechanical engineering graduate, writes about science, technology and sports, teaching physics and mathematics, also played cricket professionally and passionate about bodybuilding.

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