Stats: England Women demolish South Africa as New Zealand's record lasted for five hours

Stats: England Women demolish South Africa as New Zealand’s record lasted for five hours

All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during England Women’s record-breaking act.

Tammy Beaumont
Tammy Beaumont. (Photo Source: ICC)

New Zealand Women might be happy to hold the record of highest Women’s T20I score for about five hours as England Women bettered it by 34 runs as they posted 250/3 on Wednesday. A day after England recorded the highest ODI total in Men’s cricket, England Women came up with their equivalent in the T20I format.

Tammy Beaumont’s century coupled with Dannielle Wyatt’s fifty took the hosts towards a big total. Katharine Brunt and Natalie Sciver added 64 runs off just 26 balls as South Africa Women were on the receiving side of record twice on the same day.

All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during England Women’s record-breaking act:

1 – England recorded their highest total in Women’s T20I cricket of 250/3 by going past New Zealand’s 216/1 created a mere five hours before their feat. New Zealand Women surpassed Australia’s total of 209/4 recorded against England during the Tri-Series final held in March this year.

This total is also the highest for England in T20I cricket (Men/Women) are the previous highest was recorded by England Men who made 230/8 during a run-chase in the 2016 WT20 game also against South Africa.


3 – Dane van Niekerk scored 58 and 72 respectively on the first day of the T20I Tri-Series. She is only the 3rd player in the history of T20I format (Men/Women) to score two fifties on the same day. Meg Lanning (76 and 64) against New Zealand on 22nd January 2013 in Melbourne while Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad scored 80 against Oman and unbeaten 52 against Ireland on 20 January 2017 in Dubai.


33 – England Women hit 33 fours during their innings which are the most for a team in a T20I (Men/Women). Australia Women hit 32 fours against England during the Tri-Series final earlier in March this year.


47 – Tammy Beaumont’s 47-ball century is the 2nd quickest in Women’s T20I behind Deandra Dottin’s 38-ball hundred in 2010 against South Africa.

Overall, Beaumont’s hundred is the 2nd fastest in International cricket for England behind Jos Buttler’s 46-ball century in an ODI against Pakistan in 2015.


59 – South Africa’s Masabata Klaas and Stacy Lackay conceded 59 runs in their respective four overs. These are the most conceded by any bowler in a Women’s T20I game. There were only two instances of 50+ runs conceded by a bowler in a Women’s T20I before this game.

Australia’s Shelley Nitschke conceded 52 runs against New Zealand in the 2010 Hobart T20I while Ireland’s Eimear Richardson conceded 50 against Australia in the 2014 WT20 game.


72 – Dane van Niekerk’s 72 is the 2nd highest individual innings during an unsuccessful run-chase in Women’s T20Is behind Sarah Taylor’s 73 against New Zealand in the 2010 Southampton T20I.

Niekerk’s 72 is also the 2nd highest individual score in losing cause by a captain in Women’s T20Is. Meg Lanning scored an unbeaten 78 in losing cause against England in the 2014 Hobart T20I.


96 – Beaumont scored 96 of her runs in boundaries scoring 18 fours and four sixes which are the joint-most in a Women’s T20I innings. She equalled Meg Lanning who also hit 18 fours and four sixes during her record 126-run innings against Ireland in 2014 WT20.


121 – England’s 121-run win is the biggest win in terms of runs for any team in Women’s T20I cricket. South Africa’s 115-run win while defending 205 against the Netherlands in 2010 was the previous biggest victory margin in Women’s T20Is.


147 – The 147-run opening partnership between Beaumont and Danni Wyatt is England’s joint-highest stand for any wicket in Women’s T20I cricket. Beaumont shared 147 for the opening wicket with Lauren Winfield against Pakistan in 2016 Bristol T20I.


377 – A total of 377 runs were scored during this game making it the 2nd highest aggregated Women’s T20I game. The India-England Women’s T20I game at Brabourne Stadium in March this year recorded a total of 397 runs.