Women’s T20 – Everything you need to know!

The T20 game was the most liked form of cricket to the people. The game is about three hours long. It’s a funny disclaimer that the match gives pressure rising, nail-biting, heart attack. It just depends on the partnership performance by a player which takes the game away from the opposition. In the T20 format, one fine knock is enough for a player to prove his/her potential in the team, the fundamental ingredient of the T20 game is players’ fitness, quickness, and power. Major countries now have the T20 tournament. The first women’s T20 game was played between England and New Zealand in 2004 by rules made by ICC. The Indian women’s team made its debut on 5th August 2006.

Rankings

In 2018 the teams with T20 status and ICC decided to bring the ranking system to know the team’s performance; earlier it was aggregate performance considering all three formats. The total of team points and matches gives the ranking of the team.

Format & Rules 

120 balls to be bowled by each team in three hours of the game. A 25-yard circle with two fielders outside the circle in the first six overs and four fielders after the powerplay with 60-70 yards with smaller boundaries in the game is used. If a bowler step beyond the line or the ball is a  beamer it is considered as No ball, runs will be given and the next ball will be a free hit. If a match ends up in a tie super over is followed which means six balls will be bowled and the set target is chased by the opponents.

Domestic Leagues

After there is a huge crowd gathering to see the game on the ground and tv lots of domestic leagues come to open up to bring new talents.

Australia-women’s big bash league

India- Women’s T20 challenge

England- Charlotte Edwards cup like this there are similar tournaments formed in various countries.

Records

Batting

Most of the batting records belong to the New Zealand batswoman Suzie Bates is the highest run-scorer in women’s T20 cricket scoring 3344 runs and she was the high run-scorer in 2018 with 670 runs and holds the record of making one hundred and 22 fifties in 122 innings.

Alyssa Healy opener of Australia batting order having the high individual score of 148*

Fastest 50 by Sophie Devine from New Zealand in 18 balls against India.

Deandra Dottin made the fastest 100 in 38 balls against South Africa.

Bowling 

Anisa Mohammad is the leading wicket-taker with 117 wickets in 125 matches and holds the record of most 7 four wickets in an innings.

Frederique Overdijk from the Netherlands has the best bowling figures of 7/3 in 4 overs.

Nattaya Boochatham from Thailand took 40 wickets in 2019

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