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In Numbers: Mandhana Continues Reign at Top in T20Is

Even though the Indian women lost the T20Is against New Zealand 3-0, it was Smriti Mandha once again who scored heaps of runs and emerged as the highest run-scorer (180 in 3 innings) from both the sides.

Cricketnext Staff |February 10, 2019, 2:03 PM IST
In Numbers: Mandhana Continues Reign at Top in T20Is

Even though the Indian women's cricket team lost the T20I series against New Zealand 3-0, it was Smriti Mandha once again who scored heaps of runs and emerged as the highest run-scorer (180 in 3 innings) from both the sides.

Mandhana’s 62-ball 86 in the third T20I at Hamilton went in vain, as the Indians couldn’t chase down 162. But this performance has established Mandhana as perhaps the best T20I batsman in the world, statistically speaking at least.

Mandhana, over the last one year has been the leading run-scorer in world in the shortest format. She has amassed 802 runs in 28 matches at an average of 32.08 and strike rate of 133.88.

The next on the list in Suzie Bates with 763 runs in 20 matches.

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She also has the joint-most fifty plus scores (7) in the format along with Bates and Mithali Raj.

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In this period, Mandhana has shown great boundary-hitting prowess too. She has 99 hits to the fence in 28 games, second best after Bates, who has 100 fours.

As far as 6s are concerned she is third in the list with Harmanpreet topping the charts with 26 hits over the boundary. Mandhana has 23.

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Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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