The women’s T20 cricket tournament of Commonwealth Games 2022 has finally concluded with Australia winning their CWG title defeating India in the finals. However, Indian Women have to be satisfied with the silver medal in their Commonwealth Games debut tournament. New Zealand finished in third position and won the Bronze medal. Here’s the full list of players who have scored the most runs in Commonwealth Games 2022.
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Most Runs in Commonwealth Games 2022:
|2.||Sophie Devine||New Zealand||177||5||44.25||115.7|
|4.||Suzie Bates||New Zealand||151||5||37.75||131.3|
Beth Mooney is at the top amongst players who have scored the most runs in Commonwealth Games 2022. Mooney scored 179 runs in 5 matches at an average of 44.75. The Australian wicket-keeper-batter hit two half-centuries at the Birmingham 2022 games at a strike rate of 133.6. Mooney is considered the world’s number one batter in Women’s T20 International cricket.
Meanwhile, Sophie Devine is the second highest run-scorer in Commonwealth Games 2022. The New Zealand right-handed batter made 177 runs in 5 innings in the tournament. She knocked two centuries with an overall average of 44.25. Sophie was named as one of the players in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year. Besides, she is also a member of the New Zealand women’s national field hockey team. Sophie does not wear a helmet during her batting which is a rarity in 21st-century cricket.
Smriti Mandhana comes to third place in this list of most runs in Commonwealth Games 2022. She gathered a total of 159 runs in 5 innings at an average of 39.75 with two half centuries. Her strike rate was 151.4 during the tournament. The vice-captain of India Women’s cricket team was named as the Best Women’s International Cricketer in June 2018.
Former New Zealand skipper Suzie Bates currently holds the highest score and highest batting average in the New Zealand Women’s T20 cricket team. She has scored 151 runs in the CWG 2022 with a batting average of 37.75 In the Commonwealth Games 2022. The right-handed batter made a fifty and she was only 9 runs behind to make the century in this tournament. Her strike rate was 131.3 with a stunning performance of 91 runs. Bates represented New Zealand in Women’s basketball during the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Jemimah Rodrigues plays domestic cricket for the Mumbai women’s cricket team. She holds the fifth position in the list of most runs in Commonwealth Games 2022. The 21-year-old batsman made 146 runs with a stunning average of 73 in only 5 innings. The Indian right-handed batter knocked one half-century with a strike rate of 116.8 in this tournament.
The other players who have the most run in Commonwealth games 2022 are Harmanpreet Kaur(137 runs), Alice Capsey (135 runs), Shafali Verma (133 runs), Tahlia McGrath (128 runs), and Amy Jones (114 runs).