Whenever we think of some important cricket records, we remember names like Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Sir Donald Bradman, etc. These men are our favorites at the fantasy cricket games of 11Wickets app for mobiles.
Of course, these cricketers have done well and contributed a lot in the sport and for daily fantasy cricket fans around the world. However, they are not the only ones to contribute at this sport.
There are some women cricketers who have achieved many records before the men cricketers have achieved. Let’s have a look at them and play online fantasy cricket games.
Mithali Raj first scored 7 back-to-back 50s in ODI
No Indian cricketer has ever done what Mithali Raj has done on the field. During the Women’s Cricket World Cup matches in 2017. She has set a new record by smashing seven consecutive ODI half centuries. No other Indian cricketer, including male and female, has achieved this before.
Belinda Clark first to score a double century
The God of Indian cricket, Sachin Tendulkar made a headline for the cricket fans for smashing a double century against South Africa, in Gwalior. However, to your surprise he was not the first one to do so. 12 years ago, Belinda Clark, the Australian captain, became the first ever cricketer to smash a double century in the Women’s Cricket World Cup. She scored 229 from 155 balls against Denmark on 16th December 1997.
New Zealand’s Women’s Team e first to cross 400 runs in an ODI
Over the years, it has only happened a few times that a team has achieved the score of 400 runs but the first one to do so was New Zealand’s Women’s team. In 1997, they scored 455 for 5 against Pakistan. And not only this, in 2018, they broke their own record and scored 490 against Ireland. Including both, men’s and women’s match, this is the highest ever cricket score in an ODI.
Australian Women’s team won maximum number of World Cups
The Australian men’s cricket team is popular for their maximum wins at the Cricket World Cup. They have made it to the World Cup 5 times. But to your surprise, Australian Women’s Cricket team has outdone them by winning 6 Cricket World Cups.
Betty Wilson first ever to score a century
60 years ago, scoring a century was simply non-existent. The first cricketer to score a century was Betty Wilson from Australian women cricket team. In 1958, she not just scored a century during a test match against England but also took 10 wickets in the same match.
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