The debut of Women’s cricket at the Commonwealth Games has been a memorable one for all of us in different ways and a standout will be the quality of cricket throughout the Games that just didn’t fail to disappoint the viewers, again. Below is a little dive down to a few key stats from the Commonwealth Games.
While many teams and individuals found life difficult in the middle, there were a few who played with caution and ease. Beth Mooney is one such who sits on the top of the list of the most run-getters with 179 runs in 5 innings at an average of 44.75. Who are next on the list, check below.
Top Run Scorers
|PLAYER||MATCHES||INNINGS||RUNS||STRIKE RATE||HIGHEST SCORE|
Highest Individual Run Scorers
|Suzie Bates||91*||64||v SA||142.18|
|Tahlia McGrath||78*||51||v PAK||152.94|
|Beth Mooney||70*||49||v PAK||142.85|
|Harmanpreet Kaur||65||43||v AUS||151.16|
|Smriti Mandhana||63*||42||v PAK||150|
Wickets don’t always come easy, but few made it a habit to deliver them consistently and Indian pacer, Renuka Singh Thakur is one from the same bracket. Renuka in 5 matches, picked up 11 wickets at a healthy average of 9.45 and at an economy of 5.47. Who follow Renuka on the list? Check below.
Top Wicket Takers
|PLAYER||MATCHES||OVERS||MAIDENS||WICKETS||AVERAGE||BEST BOWLING FIGURES||ECONOMY|
|Renuka Singh Thakur||5||19.0||1||11||9.45||4/10||5.47|
It takes a lot of skill to bag a wicket and when the nerves of getting the first settle, it can quickly turn out from being a good outing to an extraordinary one. Alana King against Barbados had one such outing where she went on to register figures of 4-1-8-4. Fancy knowing who’s got the next best? Check below.
Best Bowling Economy
|Alana King||4.0||1||8||4||2.00||v BAW|
|Renuka Singh Thakur||4.0||0||10||4||2.50||v BAW|
|Renuka Singh Thakur||4.0||0||18||4||4.50||v AUS|
|Jess Jonassen||4.0||0||22||4||5.50||v IND|
|Hayley Jensen||4.0||1||5||3||1.25||v SL|
Partnerships are always crucial to get to a good total, an early opening partnership helps teams get to a strong finish and so do late partnerships. Tahlia McGrath and Beth Mooney, famously as a pair termed McMooney with a 141-run stand against Pakistan lead the chart which sees a few more pairs on the list, check them below.
|Beth Mooney & Tahlia McGrath||141*||v PAK||3rd|
|Hayley Matthews & Kycia Knight||107||v PAK||2nd|
|Sophie Devine & Suzie Bates||99||v SA||1st|
|Jemimah Rodrigues & Harmanpreet Kaur||96||v AUS||3rd|
|Smriti Mandhana & Shafali Verma||76||v ENG||1st|
Highest Team Totals
|New Zealand||167/2||20.0||8.35||v SA|