ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020, Day 8 Round Up – Statistical Highlights
All the statistical highlights from the victories of India Women and New Zealand Women on Saturday.
Updated - Feb 29, 2020 7:25 pm
India Women entered the semi-finals by winning all four matches in the group stage for the 2nd consecutive edition as they thumped Sri Lanka Women by 7 wickets. Radha Yadav’s 4-wicket haul reduced Sri Lanka to 113/9 which India chased down in only 14.4 overs as Shafali Verma scored 47 off 34 balls.
Bangladesh Women affected a collapse of New Zealand Women earlier in the day as the White Ferns went down from 66/2 to 91/10. Bangladesh couldn’t find momentum in the chase after losing their first wicket at the score of 17 in the 3rd over. They were eventually bowled out for 74 in 19.5 overs.
All the statistical highlights from the victories of India Women and New Zealand Women on Saturday:
1 – India Women became the first team to remain unbeaten after playing four or more matches in the group stage in two different editions of Women’s T20 World Cup. India won four out of four in the 2018 edition as well.
England Women and New Zealand in the 2016 edition and West Indies in the 2018 edition are the other instances of a team winning as many as four matches in the group stage of a Women’s T20 CWC edition without a defeat.
4/18 – Ritu Moni’s 4/18 against New Zealand is now the first 4-wicket haul for Bangladesh in Women’s T20 World Cup. Salma Khatun finished with figures of 3/8 which are the 2nd best in Women’s T20 CWC for Bangladesh. Panna Ghosh’s 3/18 against Sri Lanka in 2014 were the previous best bowling figures for Bangladesh in the history of the tournament.
19y 314d – At the age of 19 years and 314 days, Radha Yadav became the 2nd youngest player in the history of T20 World Cup to claim a 4-wicket haul. Danielle Wyatt was 19 years and 17 days old when she took 4/11 against South Africa Women in the 2010 edition.
19y 314d – Radha Yadav is also the first teenager from India with a 4-wicket haul in the T20I format. Priyanka Roy was the previous youngest player with a 4-fer for India in T20Is. Priyanka was 21 years and 103 days old in the 2009 WT20 edition match against Pakistan Women where she returned with the figures of 5/16.
20 – Taniya Bhatia has affected 20 dismissals across nine matches in her T20 World Cup career. These are the joint 2nd most for any player in Women’s T20 World Cup. Alyssa Healy leads the list with 22 dismissals while Sarah Taylor, Rachel Priest and Trisha Chetty also have affected 20 dismissals.
23 – Radha Yadav now has picked up at least one wicket in each of her last 23 T20I matches. This is the joint-longest streak for any bowler in the T20I history. Megan Schutt also picked a wicket in 23 consecutive T20Is before going wicketless against India Women in the opening match of this tournament.
8/25 – New Zealand Women lost their last 8 wickets for 25 runs; the 2nd fewest runs any team scored for losing their last 8 wickets in a Women’s T20 CWC match. The worst collapse is recorded by India Women in the 2018 semi-final against England where they lost their last 8 wickets for 23 runs – 89/2 to 112/10.
91 – New Zealand Women’s total of 91 is now the lowest defended total in the history of T20 World Cups. (Unaffected matches) The previous lowest was 97/7 by Sri Lanka Women in the 2018 edition against Bangladesh. This is also the lowest total that New Zealand Women successfully defended in a T20I match.