Highest Score by an Indian in Women’s T20I

Updated on: Sep 14, 2022 6:46 pm IST

  • Highest Score by an Indian in Women's T20I

    The Indian women’s team has been got some of the best players in the world as the likes of Mithali Raj, Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur have laid the foundation to be reckoned as one of the best. The trio have contributed immensely to the Indian cricket, that saw them end up as runners-up in the 2017 Women’s World cup while also ending with a Silver Medal in the Commonwealth Games.

    Highest Individual Score for India Women’s in T20

    Player Runs Balls SR Opposition Ground Match Date
    Harmanpreet Kaur 103* 61 201.96 New Zealand Providence 9 Nov 2018
    Mithali Raj 97* 71 140.57 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 3 Jun 2018
    Smriti Mandhana 86 62 138.70 New Zealand Hamilton 10 Feb 2019
    Smriti Mandhana 83 55 150.90 Australia Providence 17 Nov 2018
    Smriti Mandhana 79 53 149.05 England Derby 13 Sep 2022

    A hard-hitting player in her own rights, ‘Player of the Tournament’ in the Women’s Big Bash League (BBL), Harmanpreet holds a unique accolade in Indian Women’s cricket. She is to date the only Indian player to score a T20 hundred on international stage.

    Her score of 103 off just 51 deliverers against New Zealand in 2018 saw her score 12 sixes. India won the match convincingly as it also happened to be India’s highest score in T20 match in winning cause. India scored 194/5 on the day.

    Next in line is former India captain Mithali Raj, she scored an unbeaten 97 against Malaysia in June 2018. her knock came in 71 deliveries as she had a strike rate of 140.57. She was unlucky to have not scored a hundred and at that moment could have become the first Indian women to score a hundred in T20Is.

    Smriti Mandhana features in the top five list, not once, not twice but thrice as she has a highest score of 86 off 62 deliveries against New Zealand at Hamilton. her next best score is 83 off 55 against Australia at Providence in November 2018.

    Interestingly, despite missing out on a hundred she is one of the best Indian players of her generation. Her third highest score is India’s fifth best score as she scored 79 off 53 deliveries in September 2022.

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