Annabel Sutherland’s 210 Runs breaks several records

Annabel Sutherland notches up her 2nd test century in the only test against South Africa at the WACA in Perth and puts Australia in a well-commanding position in the test match extending the 1st innings lead near 300 and continuing along with different partners at the other end. As soon as she crossed her century she took on the bowlers all over the park scoring 150 at a brisk rate and also scoring the fastest 200 overall and ending her innings as the 2nd highest Australian Women’s test score of 210 with only Ellyse Perry ahead her at 213. During this inning, Sutherland was able to break several records in the history of women’s test cricket overall and for Australia-W.

Annabel Sutherland scores maiden Test Double Century. PC: Getty
Annabel Sutherland scores maiden Test Double Century. PC: Getty

After making her 2nd century Annabel Sutherland becomes the youngest Australian Woman and 3rd overall to score 2 centuries with only Emily Drumm (NZ-W) and Sandhya Agarwal (IND-W) being younger.

Age:

21y 303d Emily Drumm (NZ)
21y 305d Sandhya Agarwal (IND)
22y 127d Annabel Sutherland (AUS)

Not only this but it was also the fastest 100 by an Australian Woman and 4th internationally to achieve this feat and did it in only 149 balls with the the previous record of doing it herself in 148 balls.

Balls Faced:

148 Annabel Sutherland v ENG, Nottingham, 2023
149 Annabel Sutherland v SA, Perth, 2024
156 Jill Kennare v ENG, Perth, 1984
160 Belinda Clark v ENG, Worcester, 1998
162 Belinda Clark v IND, North Sydney, 1991

Later becoming the fastest woman to score a double century by doing it in only 248 balls and also the 1st woman cricketer to do it at The WACA.

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Balls Faced:

248 Annabel Sutherland AUS v SA, 2024
306 Karen Rolton AUS v ENG, 2001
317 Tammy Beaumont ENG v AUS, 2023
343 Michelle Goszko AUS v ENG, 2001
371 Ellyse Perry AUS v ENG, 2017

To add up to this it later became the highest score by a woman in test cricket batting at no.6

Annabel Sutherland – 210 v South Africa, 2024
Marizanne Kapp – 150 v England, 2022
Yvonne van Mentz – 105* v England, 1961
Jess Jonassen – 99 v England, 2015
Laura Newton – 98 v India, 2002

And also the highest score by any woman vs South Africa in test cricket

Annabel Sutherland (Australia) – 210
Thirush Kamini (India) – 192
Claire Taylor (England) – 177
Nat Sciver-Brunt (England) – 169*
Claire Taylor (England) – 131

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