Women's T20 World Cup: England beat Pakistan by 114 runs, made these records
Feb 21, 2023 at 9:37 pm
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In the 19th match of the Women's T20 World Cup 2023, the England women's cricket team defeated Pakistan by 114 runs on Tuesday.
This match of the World Cup, held on the soil of South Africa, did not have much importance for Pakistan in terms of result.
England have already entered the semi-finals from Group B, while the Pakistan women's cricket team is already out of the tournament.
Let's take a look at the records made in the match.
England won the match like this
Batting first after winning the toss, the English team scored a mammoth score of 213 runs losing 5 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Natalie Sciver (81 *) scored the most runs for England.
Chasing a target of 214 runs, the Pakistan team could score only 99 runs in 20 overs losing 9 wickets. Tuba Hasan scored the highest 27 runs from Pakistan. in
Skiver and Charlotte Dean took 2-2 wickets from Gland.
Highest score in Women's T20 World Cup history
England scored their second highest ever score in T20 International cricket on the basis of record-breaking batting.
England's highest score in this format came on June 20, 2018, when the team scored 250/3 against the South Africa women's cricket team.
This is the biggest score of the Women's T20 World Cup so far. For the first time in the World Cup, a team has crossed the 200-run mark.
Such was England's innings
England's start was nothing special and lost the first wicket in the form of Sophia Dunkley (2) in the very second over. After this Alice Kepsy (6) was also out early.
Daniel Whyte (59) and Skriver took the lead and put on 74 runs in 42 balls for the third wicket.
After this, there was a stormy partnership of 95 runs in 48 balls between Natalie and Amy Jones (47) for the fifth wicket.
Skiver scored 12th T20 International half-century
While batting at a strike rate of 202.50, Skiver hit 81* in just 40 balls. In this innings, he also scored 12 fours and 1 six.
This was the 12th half-century of 30-year-old Skiver's T20 international career. This was also his second biggest innings in this format.
Skriver has scored 2,135 runs in 107 T20 Internationals at an average of 26.68. She is the fourth highest run scorer for England.
These records made in the match
Right-handed batsman Skriver (12) has become the joint second batsman to score the most half-centuries for England. In this case, he has achieved the equality of Charlotte Edwards.
Skriver (6) has become the joint third highest half-century batsman in T20 World Cup.
Skriver (6) has also become the joint second batsman not out in the T20 World Cup.
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