Milestones Recorded during Sri Lanka Women’s tour of South Africa in T20Is

In the decider of the South Africa and Sri Lanka T20I series, Sri Lanka elected to bowl first, South Africa was off to a good start with 50 runs in the powerplay at the loss of 1 wicket. Laura Wolvaardt scored her 11th T20I fifty after her maiden 100 in the last innings. Sugandika Kumari completed 50 wickets in Women T20Is becoming only 6th Sri Lankan player to do so. South Africa scored 155/6 in 20 overs with Laura Wolvaardt being the highest scorer with 56(47).

Milestones Recorded during Sri Lanka Women's tour of South Africa in T20Is
Milestones Recorded during Sri Lanka Women’s tour of South Africa in T20Is

Sri Lanka in the 2nd innings didn’t start well after losing the wicket of Vishmi Gunartatne. But the experienced pair of Chamari Athapaththu and Harshitha Samarawickrama made sure they handled the innings well. Chamari went on to score her 9th WT20I fifty and 3rd VS South Africa and ended up scoring 73(46). On the other end, Harshitha completed 1000 runs in Women’s T20Is, becoming the fastest Sri Lankan Woman to do so, and scored a well-deserved 5th T20I fifty 54(43) and made sure Sri Lanka won it easily at the end by 4 wickets with 5 balls remaining.

Fastest to 1000 runs in Women T20Is for Sri Lanka

Harshitha Samarawickrama 48 innings

Chamari Athapaththu 57 innings

Shashikala Siriwardene 64 innings

SL vs SA WT20I Bilateral series

Lost 1-2 (In South Africa) 2013

Lost 1-2 (In Sri Lanka) 2014

Lost 0-3 (In South Africa) 2019

Won 2-1 (In South Africa) 2024

Since 2023 Sri Lanka has won 9 games out of 13 while chasing

Bilateral series wins for Sri Lanka in WT20I

2-1(3 matches) VS India 2014 (In India)

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