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10 Lesser Known Facts About Female Cricket


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  1. First Ever women’s ODI match was played at Lord on 4th August,1976.
  2. In 1997, Belinda Clark the Aussie batswomen scored 229* runs and made a world record of highest individual score. It was the highest in both men and women’s game until Rohit Sharma surpassed it in 2014.
  3. Priyanka Roy was the only female cricketer to take 5 wickets in a t-20 world cup and she did it way before Umar Gul , who was the first to receive this feat in male’s cricket.
  4. Jhulan Goswami set a record of best match bowling figure with 10/78 against England in 2006.
  5. Australian women’s cricket team has the most world cup titles i.e 6 titles in ODI world cup and 3 in T20 world cup.
  6. Poonam Raut and Deepti Sharma have the highest ODI partnership in women’s cricket. They scored 320 runs vs Ireland as a pair.
  7. Smriti Mandhana has never been dismissed for a duck in an ODI.
  8. Mamatha Maben has the best bowling figures by a captain in ODIs. She has 6/10 vs Sri Lanka. Her bowling is a pleasure to watch for every Indian cricket lover.
  9. Mithali Raj went 7 years without being dismissed for a duck. She went from 2000 to 2007 years without scoring a zero.
  10. Deepti Sharma has the 2nd highest individual ODI score in women’s cricket. She has made 178 runs in an inning
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