Statistical Analysis – Top Performers of Senior Women’s T20 League 2021-22

The Senior Women’s T20 league concluded on May 4 with Railways clinching their 10th T20 championship title. The tournament that started on April 15 saw a total of 37 teams divided into six groups locking horns against each other in 108 matches. There were some exciting contests witnessed right through the tournament. Dissecting the domestic T20 competition with the help of statistics, we bring to you the top performers of the tournament.

Statistical Analysis - Top Performers of Senior Women's T20 League 2021-22
Statistical Analysis – Top Performers of Senior Women’s T20 League 2021-22

Batting Performance

Most Runs and Highest Score

Nagaland’s Kiran Navgire top scored with 525 runs in seven matches. The right handed opening batter averaged 131.25 and scored at a strike rate of 172.69. The swashbuckling batter hit 54 boundaries and 35 sixes in total. Her count of 54 boundaries and 35 sixes was the highest by any player in this tournament. She also registered the highest score in the competition with a blistering 162 not out off 76 balls in the first match against Arunachal Pradesh. She completed the tournament with one century and four half-centuries.

 

Position Player Team Matches Innings Runs  Average Strike Rate  4s 6s
1 Kiran Navgire Nagaland 7 7 525 131.25 172.69 54 35
2 Yastika Bhatia Baroda 7 7 325 54.17 135.98 36 5
3 Shafali Verma Haryana 7 7 303 60.60 175.14 39 15
4 Dayalan Hemalatha Railways 8 8 272 38.86 150.27 35 9
5 Sabbhineni Meghana Railways 8 8 263 32.88 125.23 39 1

Position Batter  Team Opposition Runs Balls Strike Rate 4s 6s
1 Kiran Navgire Nagaland Arunachal Pradesh 162* 76 213.15 10 16
2 Harleen Deol Himachal Pradesh Delhi 112* 73 153.42 18 1
3 Rubia Syed Jammu & Kashmir Manipur 94* 52 180.76 11 5
4 Jemimah Rodrigues Mumbai Punjab 93 54 172.22 11 3
5 Shweta Mizoram Arunachal Pradesh 92 59 155.93 12 3

 

Best Batting Average

Odisha’s Sarita Meher had the best batting average at the end of the tournament. The right handed top order batter muscled 163 runs in six innings at a breathtaking average of 163. She remained not out in five out of her six innings. She registered one half-century and had the best score of 61 not out against Tamil Nadu.

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Position Batter  Team Matches  Innings  Runs Average  Not Outs 
1 Sarita Meher Odisha 7 6 163 163.00 5
2 Mamtha Kanojia Jharkhand 5 5 151 151.00 4
3 Kiran Navgire Nagaland 7 7 525 131.25 3
4 Priya Punia Delhi 5 5 253 126.50 3
5 Harmanpreet Kaur Punjab 5 3 121 121.00 2

 

Most Fifties

Haryana’s Shafali Verma scored five half-centuries which was the highest in this tournament. The right handed opening batter was the leading run getter for her team with 303 runs. She had the best score of 75 not out against Bengal in the competition.

Most Hundreds

Nagaland’s Kiran Navgire and Himachal Pradesh’s Harleen Deol were the only centurions in the tournament. Navgire and Deol struck one century each. While Navgire plundered 525 runs, Deol accumulated 235 in their respective seven matches.

 

Position Batter  Team Matches  Innings  Runs Highest Score 100s
1 Kiran Navgire Nagaland 7 7 525 162* 1
2 Harleen Deol Himachal Pradesh 7 7 235 112* 1

Best Strike Rate

With a scintillating strike rate of 179.24, Andhra’s S Hima Bindu had the best strike rate in this tournament. The attacking middle order batter pummeled 95 runs in two innings, including the best of 82 against Meghalaya.

 

Position Batter  Team Matches  Innings  Runs Average Strike Rate
1 S Hima Bindu  Andhra 2 2 95 47.50 179.24
2 Shafali Verma Haryana 7 7 303 60.60 175.14
3 Kiran Navgire Nagaland 7 7 525 131.25 172.69
4 Jemimah Rodrigues Mumbai 6 6 243 60.75 167.58
5 Harmanpreet Kaur Punjab 5 3 121 121.00 161.33

Bowling Performance

Most wickets

Maharashtra’s Aarati Kedar was the leading wicket-taker in this tournament. She scalped 13 wickets in eight matches at an average of 10.30 and an economy of 4.78.

 

Position Bowler  Team Matches  Overs  Wickets Average Runs 4-fers 5-fers
1 Aarati Kedar Maharashtra 8 28.0 13 10.30 134
2 Sujata Mallik Odisha 7 23.0 11 11.81 130 1
3 Priyanka Priyadarshini Odisha 7 27.0 11 12.00 132 1
4 Maya Sonawane Maharashtra 8 25.1 11 14.00 154 2
5 Renuka Chaudhari Gujarat 5 20.0 10 12.00 120 1
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Best Bowling Average

Andhra’s A Sireesha had the best bowling average in this tournament. She bowled just the one over and picked up three wickets conceding just a solitary run, averaging 0.33.

 

Position Bowler Team Matches Overs Wickets Average
1 A Sireesha  Andhra 2 1.0 3 0.33
2 Riti Tomar Delhi 1 4.0 3 2.66
3 Tithi Das Bengal 4 3.0 2 3.00
4 Lhakmit Lepcha Sikkim 1 4.0 2 6.00
5 Asha S Railways 1 4.0 3 6.33

Best Bowling Economy

Delhi’s Riti Tomar had the best bowling economy in this tournament. She bowled four overs and picked up three wickets at an average of 2.66. She conceded just eight runs at an economy of 2.00 and strike rate of 8.00. 

Position Bowler Team Matches Overs Innings  Wickets Economy Rate Average Strike Rate
1 Riti Tomar Delhi 1 4.0 1 3 2.00 2.66 8.00
2 Lhakmit Lepcha Sikkim 1 4.0 1 2 3.00 6.00 12.00
3 Saranya Gadwal Andhra 5 20.0 5 8 3.30 8.25 15.00
4 KN Ramyashri Tamil Nadu 5 17.0 5 4 3.41 14.50 25.50
5 Titas Sadhu Bengal 5 18.0 5 7 3.50 9.00 15.42

Best Bowling Strike Rate

Bengal’s Jhumia Khatun had the best bowling strike rate in this tournament. The right arm off spinner bowled in just the two innings. In her 4.5 overs, she conceded 34 runs and claimed four wickets at an economy of 7.03 and strike rate of 7.25 which was the best in the competition.

 

Position Bowler Team Matches Overs Wickets Strike Rate
1 Jhumia Khatun Bengal 3 4.5 4 7.25
2 Asha S Railways 1 4.0 3 8.00
3 Riti Tomar Delhi 1 4.0 3 8.00
4 Nidhi B Jharkhand 6 18.0 10 10.80
5 P Guleria Uttarakhand 5 9.1 5 11.00

 

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I am a former cricketer having represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was a part of MCA probables for the U-19 and U-23 age group. I have been an avid cricket writer for the last five years. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D from IIT Bombay.

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