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| On Mar 9, 2022 4:22 PM IST

Most runs in women’s cricket


The women’s cricket has grown leaps and bounds for the last few few years due to the competitive teams and successful organization of ICC events. Here are some players, who have found out success in terms of scoring runs in different formats of the game.

Most runs in women’s cricket

List of Players with most runs in women’s cricket in ODI format

Player Country Matches Runs Average 50/100
Mithali Raj India 226 7632 51.56 62/7
Charlotte Edwards England 191 5992 38.16 46/9
Stafanie Taylor West Indies 139 5177 45.01 36/7
Suzie Bates New Zealand 137 4872 41.28 28/11
Belinda Clark Australia 118 4844 47.49 30/5

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In the ODI format, Indian captain Mithali Raj has amassed 7632 runs at an average of 51.56 in 226 matches. and is expected to be leading the charts for years to come as well. The players to follow her in the list are, Charlotte Edwards, Stafanie Taylor, Suzie Bates, and Belinda Clark.

List of Players with most runs in women’s cricket in T20I format

Player Country Matches Runs Average 50/100
Suzie Bates New Zealand 126 3380 29.64 21/1
Stafanie Taylor West Indies 111 3121 35.87 21/0
Meg Lanning Australia 115 3077 36.22 14/2
Deandra Dottin West Indies 124 2681 26.28 12/2
Charlotte Edwards England 95 2605 32.97 12/0


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The New Zealand top order batter Suzie Bates is the leading run scorer in the T20I format with 3121 runs in 111 matches at an average of 35.87. While, Stafanie Taylor and Meg Lanning too have over 3000+ runs to their names. The 4th and 5th on this list is Deandra Dottin and Charlotte Edwards respectively.

List of Players with most runs in women’s cricket in Test format

Player Country Matches Runs Average 50/100
Janette Brittin England 27 1935 49.61 11/5
Charlotte Edwards England 23 1676 44.10 9/4
Rachael Heyhoe Flint England 22 1594 45.54 10/3
Debbie Hockley New Zealand 19 1301 52.04 7/4
Carole Hodges England 18 1164 40.13 6/2


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The longest format of the game certainly requires patience, skills, and temperament. One to ace them all was Janette Brittin, who piled up close to 1935 runs in 27 Test Matches at an average of 49.65. While Charlotte Edwards finds the place in the test format as well with 1676 runs. The likes of Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Debbie Hockley, and Carole Hodges are the other names on the list.

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Harshit Rathi

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