Indian women's cricket team in their maiden attempt in Commonwealth Games had put a fantastic show by defeating Pakistan Women, Barbados Women and England Women's team (in semi-finals) but unfortunately lost the final match to Australia by just 9 runs. With this close margin defeat, they bagged the silver medal in the first edition of the Games.
Here in this article we will have a look at some of the interesting numbers and milestones achieved by Indian women's cricket team in CWG 2022.
2 - Indian women's cricket team is the only team to have two different players smashing 2 fifty-plus scores in CWG 2022.
Most fifty-plus scores in CWG 2022
Sophie Devine - 2
Harmanpreet Kaur - 2
Smriti Mandhana - 2
Beth Mooney - 2
Smriti Mandhana during CWG 2022, became first Indian women to smash two fifties against England on England soil in T20Is.
Most fifty-plus scores vs England on England soil in Women's T20I:
Sophie Devine - 3
Deandra Dottin - 3
Meg Lanning - 2
Smriti Mandhana - 2
3 - Indian women's team are losing 3rd consecutive T20I final in a multi-nation tournament against Australia women's team.
Indian women's team T20I result in finals of a multi-nation event:
Lost to Aus Women by 11 runs in Tri-nation Series (ENG & AUS), 2020
Lost to Aus Women by 85 runs in T20 World Cup 2020
Lost to Aus Women by 9 runs in Commonwealth Games 2022
8 - Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Varma has most fifty-plus runs partnership for Indian women's team in T20Is.
Most fifty-plus runs partnership for Indian women's team in T20Is:
Smriti Mandhana-Shafali Varma: 8
Harmanpreet Kaur-Smriti Mandhana: 7
Smriti Mandhana-Mithali Raj: 7
10 - Indian Women have defeated Pakistan Women for 10th time (out of 12 times) in T20Is during CWG 2022.
11 - Renuka Singh took 11 wickets during the CWG campaign.
Most wickets taken by an Indian bowler in a women's T20I series (two or multi-nation):
Renuka Singh - 11 in CWG 2022
Poonam Yadav - 10 in Asia Cup 2018
Rajeshwari Gayakwad - 10 in Tri-nation series (vs ENG & AUS) in 2020
Poonam Yadav - 10 in T20 WC 2020
Most wickets in CWG 2022:
Renuka Singh - 11
Tahlia McGrath - 8
Megan Schutt - 8
23 - Smriti Mandhana recorded the fastest fifty ever in women's T20I from just 23 balls. She became first Indian women to smash a fifty inside powerplay of T20I itself.
Fastest fifty for India in women's T20Is:
Smriti Mandhana - 23 balls vs ENG in Birmingham, 2022
Smriti Mandhana - 24 balls vs NZ in Wellington, 2019
Smriti Mandhana - 25 balls vs ENG in Mumbai-BS, 2018
38 - Indian women's team defeated Pakistan side by 8 wickets, with 38 balls to be spared.
Biggest margin of win by balls left for IND W in T20Is:
57b vs WI-W in Gros Islet, 2019
54b vs SA-W in Lucknow, 2021
45b vs BAN-W in Cox's Bazar, 2014
38b vs PAK-W in Birmingham, 2022
37b vs SL-W in Ranchi, 2016
96 - Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues had a 96-run partnership between them.
Highest 3rd wicket partnership for India Women in T20Is:
Veda Krishnamurthy-Jemimah Rodrigues: 117 vs WI in Providence, 2019
Harmanpreet Kaur-Jemimah Rodrigues: 96 vs AUS in Birmingham, 2022
Harmanpreet Kaur-Veda Krishnamurthy: 88 vs WI in Vijayawada, 2016
Highest partnership for India vs Australia in women's T20Is:
Harmanpreet Kaur-Jemimah Rodrigue: 96 in Birmingham, 2022
Smriti Mandhana-Shafali Verma: 85 in Melbourne, 2020
Smriti Mandhana-Mithali Raj: 72 at Brabourne, 2018
100 - India Women defeated Barbados Women by a margin of 100 runs in CWG 2022.
Largest margin of win by runs for India Women in T20Is:
142 vs Malaysia Women in Kuala Lumpur, 2018
100 vs Barbados Women in Birmingham, 2022
84 vs West Indies Women in Gros Islet, 2019
164/5 - India Women's side recorded their highest T20I total (164/5) vs England Women on England soil.
Indian women's team highest T20I total vs ENG on ENG Soil:
164/5 in Birmingham, 2022
153/6 in Chelmsford, 2021
148/4 in Hove, 2021