Stats: Ellyse Perry’s record breaking innings in numbers

Here we look at all the records and numbers thant Ellyse Perry created during her innings.

Ellyse Perry
Ellyse Perry of Australia walks off after making 213 runs. (Photo by Mark Evans/Getty Images)

Ellyse Perry ended her century drought in the International cricket with a huge century during the one-off Ashes Test match at the North Sydney Oval. In the first ever day/night Test in Women’s cricket, Perry, not only became the first centurion, but also the first ever double centurion. The 27-year-old all-rounder struck an unbeaten 213 to power her side to a huge 168-run first-innings lead.

Here we look at all the records and numbers that Ellyse Perry created during her innings.

0 – Number of centuries Ellyse had in International cricket before this game. Her innings of 213* is the 2nd highest maiden hundred for any player in International cricket after Pakistan’s Kiran Baluch’s 242 against West Indies in 2004.

1 – She is now the first player to score a double century and take three wickets in the same Test match in Women’s cricket. The previous highest score made by a player in Women’s Tests while also taking three wickets was 144 by Kathryn Leng of England against New Zealand in 1996.

114 – Runs that came from boundaries during Perry’s innings with 27 fours and a six. Only Kiran Baluch (152 runs (38 fours) out of 242) and Karen Rolton (122 runs (29 fours and 1 six) out of 209*) scored more runs in a Test innings in Women’s cricket.

213* – Her innings of 213* is the third highest individual score in Test cricket behind Pakistan’s Kiran Baluch’s 242 against West Indies in 2004 and Mithali Raj’s 214 for India against England in 2002. This is also the highest individual score by any player for Australia surpassing Karen Rolton’s 209* against England in 2001. Perry’s double is the first double in Women’s Test cricket in 13 years while the last one was scored by Kiran Baluch.

213* – Perry’s 213* is the highest individual innings in Women’s Ashes Tests. Overall, her double hundred is the 4th in Women’s Ashes with all of them scored by Australians.

213* – The 213-run innings by Perry is the first ever 150+ score on Australian soil in Women’s Test cricket. The previous highest Test innings in Australia in Women’s cricket was 148* by Australia’s Denise Annetts against England in 1992.