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Stats: Australia Women complete whitewash in the ODI series against West Indies Women

All the statistical highlights from Australia Women’s ODI series whitewash in the West Indies.

Meg Lanning
Meg Lanning. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Australia Women completed a 3-0 whitewash in the ODI series against West Indies Women with a comfortable 8-wicket win in the last ODI. Some tight bowling upfront restricted the hosts to 104/6 by 36th over. Chinelle Henry’s 39 and Sheneta Grimmond’s 24-ball 34 pushed the West Indies total to 180 with Megan Schutt finishing the innings with a hat-trick.

Alyssa Healy struck 11 fours and a six on her way to a 32-ball 61 as the opening stand valued 71 in only 7.5 overs. Rachael Haynes (19) continued her poor string of scores in the series but the target was too less to put pressure on the visitors. Meg Lanning (58*) and Ellyse Perry (33*) took the team over the line in only 31.1 overs as the duo shared an unbeaten 85-run stand for the 3rd wicket.

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All the statistical highlights from Australia Women’s ODI series whitewash in the West Indies:

A rare whitewash:

2 – Only the 2nd time West Indies Women were whitewashed in an ODI series at home. The Sri Lanka Women’s team defeated them during the 6-match ODI series in 2003 by 6-0 margin. The West Indies Women were whitewashed in an ODI series of three or more matches away from home on five instances.


Perry @ 150:

150 – Ellyse Perry completed 150 wickets in ODI cricket with the one wicket she took in this match. She is only the 3rd player with 150+ wickets in the Women’s ODI cricket. Jhulan Goswami (218) and Cathryn Fitzpatrick (180) are the other two players to complete this milestone.


Schutt gets a hat-trick:

1 – Megan Schutt became the first woman cricketer to take multiple hat-tricks in International cricket. Her first hat-trick at this level came during the T20I Tri-Series against India in March 2018.


1 – Schutt also became the first Australian to take a hat-trick in Women’s ODI cricket. Overall, she is the 11th player with a hat-trick in this format.


Unbeaten Perry:

178 – Ellyse Perry scored 178 runs in this series across three matches and remained unbeaten on all three instances. These are the most runs by any player in a Women’s ODI tournament/series without being dismissed even once. Mithali Raj scored 169 runs without getting out during the 3-match ODI series at home against Sri Lanka in 2014.


Lanning goes past Rolton and Mithali:

6233 – Runs Meg Lanning has amassed in International cricket thus far; the most by any player for Australia Women. She went past Karen Rolton’s tally of 6221 runs to become the leading run-getter in Women’s Internationals for Australia.


1942 – Lanning now has scored 1942 runs in successful ODI chases in Women’s cricket; the most by any player surpassing Mithali Raj’s 1939 runs. In 35 successful ODI chases, Lanning scored 1942 runs at an average of 72.69 with 8 centuries and 7 fifties. Lanning was part of only six unsuccessful ODI chases in which she bagged four ducks and aggregated only 45 runs.


Big series for Perry:

241 – Alyssa Healy’s 241 runs in this series are the 2nd by an Australian Woman in a 3-match ODI series. Meg Lanning aggregated 246 runs during 2016 series against New Zealand Women.

Healy’s 241 runs are also the 3rd most by a keeper in a bilateral ODI series. Rachael Priest amassed 316 runs across three innings she batted in the 2015 home series against Sri Lanka while Sarah Taylor scored 245 runs during the 5-match ODI series against New Zealand Women in 2015.


The chase machines:

1043 – Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry added 1043 runs from only 11 partnerships in successful ODI chases. They are the 2nd pair after Belinda Clark and LM Keightley pair (1090) with 1000+ runs in successful Women’s ODI chases.

Lanning-Perry pair’s partnership average of 173.83 in successful ODI chases in by far the best among the pairs with 1000+ runs across Men’s and Women’s cricket.

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