Stats: Mithali Raj’s record breaking century against New Zealand
By scoring her 2nd century in Women’s World Cup, Mithali became the first Indian to score more than one hundred in the WWC.
Published - Jul 15, 2017 10:21 pm | Updated - Jul 15, 2017 10:21 pm
Mithali Raj has made it a habit to break a record in every game in the 2017 Women’s World Cup as she set the record for most fifty-plus scores in Women’s ODI cricket in a calendar year. Mithali’s century against New Zealand was her 10 fifty-plus score in ODIs in 2017, thus she broke the record of Ellyse Perry’s 9 fifties record which she had set in 2016. India’s Deepti Sharma also has 8 ODI fifty-plus scores in 2017 and still has a pretty good chance of adding few more with 5 more months left in the year.
Most fifty-plus scores in a calendar year in Women’s ODIs:
This was Mithali’s 6th century in ODI cricket while she has 49 fifties on her name in this format. With a total of 55 fifty-plus scores, the Indian skipper equalled the record of most fifty-plus scores in Women’s ODI cricket as England’s Charlotte Edwards also has 55 scores of fifty and more.
Most fifty-plus scores in Women’s ODIs:
|DA Hockley||New Zealand||118||115||4||34||38|
By scoring her 2nd century in Women’s World Cup, Mithali became the first Indian to score more than one hundred in the WWC. Besides the two tons, she also has 9 fifties in the tournament history and her tally of 11 fifty-plus scores in WWC is the joint 2nd most behind New Zealand’s Debbie Hockley who has 12 fifty-plus scores.
Most fifty-plus scores in Women’s World Cup:
|DA Hockley||New Zealand||45||43||2||10||12|
During the innings of 109 runs, she was a part of two century stands in the Indian innings; 132 runs with Harmanpreet Kaur and 108 with Veda Krishnamurthy. The Indian skipper now has been a part of 23 century stands in Women’s ODI cricket; equaling Suzie Bates.
Part of most century stands in Women’s ODIs:
|Player||Team||Century stands shared|
|Suzie Bates||New Zealand||23|
(Stats as on July 15, 2017)