Women's T20I Records

Did you know that the first women's T20I was played in August 2004, seven months before the first men's T20I? Test your knowledge on women's T20Is by taking our quiz.

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Who was the first Indian cricketer to play in 100 T20Is?
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Harmanpreet Kaur has played in 114 T20Is, the most by any Indian cricketer. In women’s T20Is, she is the only Indian cricketer to have played in 100+ matches so far.

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Who holds the record for the highest individual score in an innings in women’s T20Is?
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Alyssa Healy recorded the highest individual score in women’s T20Is when she scored an unbeaten 148 from just 61 deliveries against Sri Lanka at North Sydney Oval in 2019.

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Which team won the inaugural Women’s World T20 in 2009?
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England defeated New Zealand by six wickets in the 2009 final at Lord’s, London. To date, it’s the only time Australia haven’t reached the final.

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Since England won the first Women’s World T20 in 2009, Australia have won five of the six editions held since. Which team defeated Australia in the final in 2016?
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West Indies defeated Australia by eight wickets in the 2016 final at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

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Who has taken the most T20I wickets?
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Anisa Mohammed leads the way with 120 T20I wickets. Ellyse Perry is second with 114.

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Who is the only Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in women’s T20Is?
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Ekta Bisht became the first Indian bowler to take a T20I hat-trick in a match against Sri Lanka in Colombo in 2012.

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Who is the only cricketer to have scored 1000+ runs and taken 100+ wickets in T20Is?
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Ellyse Perry has scored 1218 runs and taken 114 wickets in T20Is.
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Which Australian batter broke the record for most runs in a single Women’s T20 World Cup campaign in the recently-concluded 2020 edition?
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Beth Mooney scored 259 runs at an average of 64.75 in the 2020 Women’s T20 World Cup. The record was previously held by Meg Lanning who scored 257 runs in the 2014 edition.
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Which New Zealand batter holds the record for the most 50+ scores in women’s T20Is?
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Suzie Bates holds the record with 22 T20I 50+ scores, which includes one hundred.

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The Indian women’s team played their first T20I before the Indian men’s team played their first match in the format - is this statement true or false?
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It’s true. The Indian women’s team played their first T20I against England in August 2006. The Indian men’s team played their first match in the format in December 2006.

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