Earlier in 2018, the Indian women's team had scored 194 runs against New Zealand.
South Africa women's team defeated Thailand, Liezel Lee hit 101 runs
Dainik BhaskarFeb 29, 2020, 08:54 AM IST Sports Desk. South Africa registered their second win in the Women's T20 World Cup on Friday. South Africa scored 195 runs for 3 wickets. This is the highest score in World Cup history. In 2018, India had scored 194 runs against New Zealand. Opener Liezel Lee (101) played a century. In response, Thailand's team was dismissed by 82 runs. In this way South Africa won by 113 runs. This is the biggest win in the history of the tournament. Prior to this, no team could win by 100 runs. In another match, England defeated Pakistan by 42 runs.
South Africa did not have a good start. Captain Nikark (2) was out soon. Lee and Sune Lass (61) shared a 131-run partnership for the second wicket. Lee faced 60 balls. Hit 16 fours and 3 sixes. In response, the Thailand team lost four wickets for 15 runs. Kamchomphu (26) carried the score beyond 40. The team was dismissed for 82 runs in 19.1 overs. Ismail and Lass got three wickets each.
After 10 years The century of an African player is the second from South Africa to score a century in T20. Earlier in 2010, Shendra Fritz scored an unbeaten 116 against the Netherlands. This is the second century of the current World Cup. Heather Knight of England also scored 108 * against Thailand. For the first time, two players scored centuries in a World Cup. Five centuries have been scored so far. In the 2010, 2014 and 2018 World Cups, each player had a century. Harmanpreet had scored 103 against New Zealand in 2018.
Knight's score of 50+ for the second time in the second match, England scored 158 for 7 against Pakistan. Captain Heather Knight scored 62 runs. He scored 50+ for the second time. He is the top scorer with 176 runs. In response, Pakistan were bowled out for 116 runs in 19.4 overs.