|1||L Wolvaardt||South Africa Women||6||6||230||46.00||106.48||22||5||0||3||1||66|
|2||NR Sciver||England Women||5||5||216||54.00||141.18||28||2||0||1||1||50|
|3||Beth Mooney||Australia Women||6||6||206||51.50||117.71||26||2||0||3||2||74|
|4||Alyssa Healy||Australia Women||5||5||189||47.25||115.95||25||2||0||1||1||54|
|5||T Brits||South Africa Women||6||6||186||37.20||103.91||19||3||0||2||1||68|
|6||Smriti Mandhana||India Women||4||4||151||37.75||138.53||18||4||0||2||0||87|
|7||Meg Lanning||Australia Women||6||5||149||49.67||113.74||16||2||0||0||2||49|
|8||SW Bates||New Zealand Women||4||4||137||45.67||121.24||13||1||0||2||1||81|
|9||Richa Ghosh||India Women||5||5||136||68.00||130.77||15||2||0||0||3||47|
|10||Hayley Matthews||West Indies Women||4||4||130||32.50||116.07||19||1||0||0||0||42|
T20 is the hottest format in the league of cricket as fans delight in watching the fast pace of the game unfold as batsmen and bowlers showcase their mastery. With ICC Womens T20 World Cup 2023 lined up, it will be interesting to watch which player will end up scoring the most runs in the mega-event.
Talking of women’s cricket, which has undergone fabulous development in recent years is in full bloom as the quality of the sport has reached greater heights. One such area is the batting, where we’ve witnessed some iconic batting performances from players worldwide as they’ve proved their mettle with the willow.
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Earlier, women's cricket had a slow pace to it in the batting department, but that’s not the case anymore as hard-hitting and neat strikers of the ball have literally left everyone talking of their skillset. Batsmen like Suzie Bates (New Zealand), Shafali Verma (India), Ellyse Perry (Australia), Smriti Mandhana (India), etc have redefined the way women batted and they’ve emerged amongst the most dangerous kind with an astonishing strike rate.
Scoring big runs in a tournament like the World Cup is as big as it gets, so here we present the top 10 run-scorers in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup of all time.
|Player||Matches||Runs||Best Score||Average||Strike Rate||100s||50s|
|SW Bates (NZ-W)||32||929||94*||30.96||113.15||0||6|
|SR Taylor (WI-W)||29||881||59||38.30||95.44||0||6|
|MM Lanning (AUS-W)||29||843||126||38.31||112.55||1||4|
|CM Edwards (ENG-W)||24||768||80||36.57||103.92||0||5|
|AJ Healy (AUS-W)||34||752||83||25.93||131.92||0||5|
|M Raj (IND-W)||24||726||57||40.33||97.31||0||5|
|SFM Devine (NZ-W)||28||652||75*||28.34||115.39||0||3|
|DJS Dottin (WI-W)||30||650||112*||25.00||123.10||1||3|
|AC Jayangani (SL-W)||24||548||52||22.83||103.98||0||2|
|SJ Taylor (ENG-W)||24||541||65*||28.47||98.54||0||2|
We have some experienced and big names in the chart with Suzie Bates from New Zealand topping with 929 runs in 32 games. Next in the line-up is West Indian veteran Stefanie Taylor with 881 runs. Following up at number 3 is Aussie batsman Meg Lanning with 843 runs to her name.
In the 2020 edition of the T20 World Cup held in Australia, Allysa Healy notched 236 runs in just 6 matches, earning the second spot in the most runs scored in the tournament. She is up on the list with 752 runs, showing her consistency with the bat. This 2023 Cup is going to be one heck of a ride as we might witness Bates achieve 1000 runs in the T20I World Cup and a lot of runs galore in South Africa!