Bahrain women’s cricket: The craze of T20 cricket has reached every corner of the world at this time. The fun of watching and playing this format of cricket is different. This better combination of ball and bat is not seen in any other format of cricket. At the same time, today’s date i.e. 22 March 2022 has been recorded in the pages of the history of T20 format. Because in the GCC Women’s T20 Championship Cup, the highest score of T20 has been made.
318 runs scored in an innings in T20 format
In fact, in the Gulf Countries Women’s T20 Championship Cup in Oman, Bahrain’s team scored 318 runs for the loss of 1 wicket in 20 overs against the Saudi Arabian team. This is the highest score made in 20 overs in international cricket. For the second time in an international women’s T20 match, a team has crossed the 300 mark.
Earlier, in 2019, Uganda scored 314 runs for the loss of 2 wickets against Mali. Along with this, if we talk about Men’s International T20 matches, so far no team has crossed the 300-run mark. The highest score in men’s cricket is 278, which Afghanistan scored against Ireland.
Saudi Arabia was reduced to 49 runs
With this, if we talk about the match of Women’s T20 Championship Cup, chasing 319 runs given by Bahrain, Saudi Arabia’s team was all out for just 49 runs in their allotted 20 overs. Myra Khan scored 9 runs for Saudi Arabia’s team, while 11 more runs were got by Saudi Arabia as extras.
The biggest star of this victory of Bahrain was 38-year-old Deepika Rasangika. She scored 161 runs off just 66 balls. This is the first time in a women’s T20 match that a player has scored a personal score of more than 150 runs. Deepika hit 31 fours in this innings. That is, 124 runs were made only from the boundary. She hit 4 fours in the last 3 overs of his innings.