Indian Women’s cricket: Most Runs in Test Cricket

As the Indian Women's Cricket team is all set to play their first test match after seven long years, we look at Indian women's players with the most test runs.

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Indian Women’s cricket: Most Runs in Test Cricket

As the Indian Women's Cricket team is all set to play their first test match after seven long years, we look at Indian women's players with the most test runs.

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However, they do not get enough attraction and limelight like the men’s cricket team. Despite that, they have been doing their best and trying to bring glory to the national team and the country.
The India women’s cricket team is going to play the Pink Ball Test against England women’s cricket team. The squad for this tour: Mithali Raj (C), Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur (VC), Punam Raut, Priya Punia, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Sneh Rana, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Indrani Roy (wicket-keeper), Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav.

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Let’s take a look at the Top 10 Indian women cricketers with the runs in Test Cricket.

1. Sandhya Agarwal

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The former captain of the Indian women’s cricket team is the leading run-scorer from India in test cricket. She debuted in 1984 vs Australia and played till 1994. The right-hand batswoman played 13 Test matches and scored 1110 runs with an average of 50.45. She has scored 4 half-centuries and 4 centuries in this span of 10 years. Her highest score in test is 190.

2. Shantha Rangaswamy

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Shantha Rangaswamy is the first captain of the Indian women’s cricket team. She is also the first ever woman to win a Test series. In the span of 15 years of her Test career, she played 16 matches and captained 12 out of them. She scored a total of 750 runs including 6 half-centuries and 1 century with an average of 32.60. Her highest score is 108 runs. This woman is a pioneer in true sense and also became the first woman ever to receive a lifetime achievement award from the BCCI.

3. Shubhangi Kulkarni

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Shubhangi Kulkarni is a former Indian Cricketer whose test career was of 15 years. She scored 700 runs in 19 matches with the highest being 118. She smashed 2 half-centuries and 1 century with an average of 23.33.

4. Mithali Raj

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The captain of the Indian women’s cricket team is one of the greatest women cricketers in the history of cricket. She has overcome many hurdles and has made a spot for herself in the world of cricket. At the present time, she is the highest scorer in test cricket. She is also the only Indian captain, be it male or female, to lead the side of two ODI World Cup finals. Till now she played 10 matches and scored sport 663 with her highest score being 214. She has scored 4 half-centuries, 1 century, and 1 double century with an average of 51.00.

5. Gargi Banerji

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The former Indian cricketer made her international ODI debut in just 14 years of age against England. After six years, she made her debut in the world of Test cricket. In the span of 7 years, she played 12 matches and scored 614 including 6 half-centuries. Her highest score is 75 with an average of 27.90.

6. Sudha Shah

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Sudha Shah is a former Indian cricketer who only played in in ODI and test matches. C played 21 matches in in the span of 15 years and scored 601 runs at an average of 18.78. She scored only one half century with the highest score of 62 runs.

7. Anjum Chopra

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The former captain of India’s women’s cricket team has been a pivotal part of the team during her time. She was an extraordinary female batsman and a very calculated player. In in the span of 11 years of heart test career, she has played 12 matches and scored 540 runs where her high score was 98. She scored 4 half-centuries with an average of 30.44.

8. Hemlata Kala

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Hemant Kala started her test career in 1999 and played till 2006. While batting she preferred to play into the gaps. After getting set on the pitch, she smashed many boundaries as well. She has played 7 matches and scored 503 with the highest score being 110. She scored 3 half-centuries and 2 centuries with an average of 50.30.

9. Shashi Gupta

Shashi Gupta is a former Indian cricketer who only played in One-day international matches and test matches. She played a total of 13 matches in a span of 7 years and scored 452 runs. Her highest score is 48 with an average of 28.25. At present, she is the National Selector of the Indian Women’s Cricket Team at the BCCI.

10. Anju Jain

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The former wicket-keeper batswoman of the Indian Women’s Cricket team had a career in Test cricket for 8 years. She played 8 matches and scored 441 runs including 3 half-centuries and 1 century with an average of 36.75.

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