India Women vs England Women 2019, 1st T20I – Statistical Highlights
All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during the first T20I of the 3-match series.
Updated - Mar 4, 2019 4:45 pm
The India Women’s poor run in the T20I format this year continues as they suffered a 41-run defeat against England women in the first game of the 3-match T20I series. The opening pair of Tammy Beaumont (62) and Danielle Wyatt (35) added 89 for the opening wicket while skipper Heather Knight’s 20-ball 40 pushed their total to 160/4. The key batters Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues scored two runs apiece in the chase and got out on consecutive deliveries in 4th over. The Indian Women never recovered and could only make 119/6 in their 20 overs.
All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during the first T20I of the 3-match series:
A big win for England:
62 – The score of 62 is Tammy Beaumont’s highest score in nine T20I innings having failed to score a 30+ in the previous eight outings. This is also the 2nd time Beaumont has scored a fifty outside home. She scored an unbeaten 58 against Australia Women during the last year’s Tri-Nation T20I series in Mumbai.
89 – The 89-run partnership between Beaumont and Danielle Wyatt is the 2nd highest opening stand for England Women against India Women in T20Is. Charlotte Edwards and Sarah Taylor added an unbeaten 113-run partnership in 2009 WT20 game to help England win the match by a 10-wicket margin.
2012 – The last instance of the team batting first winning a Women’s T20I between England and India was back in 2012. The previous seven T20I meetings between the two teams were won by the chasing sides.
A mixed captaincy debut for Mandhana:
2 – The two runs by Smriti Mandhana are the fewest by an Indian (Men/Women) on T20I captaincy debut. Anjum Chopra’s 11 runs were the previous fewest by an Indian on T20I captaincy debut. MS Dhoni didn’t bat on his T20I captaincy debut but scored 33 in his maiden innings as Indian T20I skipper.
22y 229d – Smriti Mandhana became the youngest T20I captain of Indian Women’s team at the age of 22 years and 229 days. Harmanpreet Kaur (23y 237d) was the previous youngest captain of the Indian Women’s T20I team. Mandhana is also the youngest Indian skipper ever in the T20I format (Men/Women) as the previous youngest was Suresh Raina (23y 197d).
2 – Runs scored by Mandhana in this game; the fewest she has made across her last ten International innings against England. Since the start of 2018, Mandhana had six fifties in nine innings against England Women before this game. Her lowest score among those nine innings was 24.
A rare top-order collapse:
2 – Only the 2nd time each of India’s four were dismissed in single digits in a Women’s T20I. The other such instance was in the 2012 Vizag T20I against Australia.
19 – The 19 runs aggregated by India’s top four in this game is their 2nd lowest in a Women’s T20I. India’s top four could only score 18 runs collectively in the 2012 T20I against the Southern Stars at Vizag.
Lower-order saves further embracement:
2 – Only the 2nd time four Indian batters scored 15+ runs in a Women’s T20I outside top four positions. The No.5, 6, 7 and 8 position batters scored 15 and more in the Vizianagaram T20I against Sri Lanka in 2014.
43* – The unbeaten 43-run partnership between Deepti Sharma and Shikha Pandey is the 2nd highest stand for 7th or a lower wicket in the T20I format for India Women. Soniya Dabir and Amita Sharma added 44 also for the 7th wicket during the 2014 Vizianagaram T20I against Sri Lanka.
An expensive spell from Reddy:
0/45 – The 45 runs conceded by Arundhati Reddy are the most by an Indian Woman in a T20I game. Heather Knight hit Reddy for five consecutive fours on the last five deliveries of 18th over. Anuja Patil conceded 44 runs in her four overs during 2018 Johannesburg T20I against South Africa, the previous most runs conceded by an Indian Woman in a T20I.