Stats Analysis: Who were Top Performers of Women’s Hundred 2022?

The 2nd edition of the women’s Hundred had Oval Invincible yet again hand Southern Brave a defeat in the final which sees the former with back-to-back title wins. The edition was an improved one from the previous (inaugural) edition on every front which is a massive boost to the women’s cricketing events.

 

Stats Analysis: Who were Top Performers of Women's Hundred 2022?
Stats Analysis: Who were Top Performers of Women’s Hundred 2022?

TEAM SEEDINGS

Eventual winners and runners-up, Oval Invincibles and Southern Brave had an impressive and consistent season as the two registered 5 wins and a defeat in the 6 league stage games. The Oval registered the highest total of the season with a 163 against Manchester Originals in their final league stage and the only game they’d lost was early in the season against the Brave. Whereas, Southern Brave won 5 games in a row and were in the lead with 10 points but it was leveled against Oval after the Brave lost to Northern Supercharges in their final league stage game.

An on-off season had Trent Rockets, Birmingham Phoenix and Northern Supercharges finish the season with 3 wins and the same number of defeats in 6 games. Manchester Originals and London Spirit finished with a couple of wins coming off 6 games which had them suffer 4 defeats. Welsh Fire finished at the bottom of the table with only a win that’d come against Northern Supercharges in their 2nd last game.

MOST RUNS

Late consistent runs from Laura Wolvaardt got her to finish at the top of the table with 286 runs. She got to her highest score of 90* against Manchester Originals and followed it with a 41 against Welsh Fire and a 50 against Southern Brave. Next on the list is Suzie Bates with 232 and just around the same digits, there’s Nat Sciver (228), Lauren Winfield-Hill (219) and Smriti Mandhana (211) in the top 5. A detailed break-up is right below.

PLAYER INNINGS RUNS AVERAGE STRIKE RATE HIGHEST
Laura Wolvaardt 6 286 71.50 133.64 90*
Suzie Bates 7 232 38.66 146.83 79*
Nat Sciver 6 228 76.00 122.58 72*
Lauren Winfield-Hill 7 219 54.75 136.02 74*
Smriti Mandhana 8 211 30.14 151.79 57*
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MOST WICKETS

Amanda Jade Wellington who’s starting to peak at a serious rate, now, after the Big Bash, has finished with the most wickets in The Hundred. She’s got as many as 17 wickets to her name in only 8 innings with an economy rate of 7.53 and the very next on the list is Lauren Bell who’s got 11 to her name. More below.

PLAYER INNINGS WICKETS MAIDENS ECONOMY BEST FIGURES
Amanda Wellington 8 17 7.53 3/17
Lauren Bell 8 11 1 6.81 4/10
Emily Arlott 6 9 3 5.60 3/19
Bryony Smith 7 9 6.81 3/21
Amelia Kerr 6 9 7.73 2/14

HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORE

The show had many showstoppers, one such arrived very early in the season with Beth Mooney’s 97* against the Brave and just after is Laura Wolvaardt’s 90*. More on the same, right below.

PLAYER RUNS BALLS STRIKE RATE OPPOSITION
Beth Mooney 97* 55 176.36 Southern Brave
Laura Wolvaardt 90* 49 183.67 Manchester Originals
Suzie Bates 79* 47 168.08 Manchester Originals
Lauren Winfield-Hill 74* 42 176.19 Northern Supercharges
Nat Sciver 73* 36 200.00 Southern Brave

MOST ECONOMIC

A format that’s known for its aggressive nature, economical outings should deserve a great bit of appreciation. Alana King, the only player with a hat-trick in the tournament had her finish her 7 matches with 7 wickets but much more importantly at an economy of 5.40 which sits at the top, more are? Know, right below.

PLAYER OVERS MAIDENS BEST FIGURES WICKETS ECONOMY
Alana King 7 3 4/15 7 5.40
Grace Scrivens 6 1/5 3 5.50
Emily Arlott 6 3 3/19 9 5.60
Ria Fackrell 1 1/19 1 5.70
Katie Levick 6 2/10 6 5.82
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BEST STRIKE RATES

A few aggressive outings end as cameos and a few grow into knocks. The season witnessed just that with Alice Capsey’s 25*(8), Amanda Jade Wellington’s 25(10), Deandra Dottin’s 68*(30) and more such memorable outings that you can check out below.

PLAYER RUNS BALLS OPPOSITION STRIKE RATE
Alice Capsey 25* 8 Northern Supercharges 312.50
Amanda Wellington 25 10 Northern Supercharges 250.00
Deandra Dottin 68* 30 Northern Supercharges 226.66
Nat Sciver 72* 36 Southern Brave 200.00
Sophie Ecclestone 36* 18 Welsh Fire 200.00

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