Women's Twenty20 International

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Women's Twenty20 International (T20I) is the shortest form of women's international cricket. A women's Twenty20 International is a 20 overs-per-side cricket match played in a maximum of 150 minutes between two of the top 10 ranked countries of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in terms of women's cricket.[1] The first Twenty20 International match was held in August 2004 between England and New Zealand,[2] six months before the first Twenty20 International match was played between two men's teams.[3]

Involved nations[edit]

A total of 10 teams currently have Twenty20 International status by virtue of attaining One Day International status. The teams are:[4]

The following teams have also played T20Is, but currently do not have T20I status, although they may qualify to regain that status in the future.

Ranking table[edit]

Rank Team
1  Australia
2  New Zealand
3  India
4  West Indies
5  England
6  Pakistan
7  South Africa
8  Sri Lanka
9  Bangladesh
10  Ireland
Reference: ICC, 23 August 2012

Statistics and records[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Team Matches Won Lost Tied NR  % Won
 Australia 59 32 25 2 0 55.93
 Bangladesh 13 3 10 0 0 23.07
 England 68 50 16 1 1 75.37
 India 41 18 23 0 0 43.90
 Ireland 21 6 15 0 0 28.57
 Netherlands 11 0 10 0 1 0.00
 New Zealand 54 28 25 1 0 52.77
 Pakistan 37 15 20 1 1 43.05
 South Africa 33 10 22 0 1 31.25
 Sri Lanka 33 8 22 0 3 26.66
 West Indies 56 36 18 1 1 66.36

Source: Cricinfo, as 15 September 2013. The result percentage excludes no results and counts ties as half a win.

Team records[edit]

Highest innings totals[edit]

Completed innings only. Totals are for the teams in bold.

Rank Score Teams Venue Date
1 205–1 (20 overs)  South Africa v  Netherlands Potchefstroom 14 October 2010
2 191–4 (20 overs)  South Africa v  Netherlands Potchefstroom 16 October 2010
3 186–7 (20 overs)  New Zealand v  South Africa Taunton 10/08/2007
4 184–4 (20 overs)  West Indies v  Ireland Dublin 27 June 2008
5 180–5 (20 overs)  England v  South Africa Taunton 10/08 2007
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 10 October 2012

Lowest innings totals[edit]

Completed innings only. Totals are for the team in bold.

Rank Score Teams Venue Date
1 60 (16.5 overs)  Pakistan v  England Taunton 16 June 2009
2 62 (18.2 overs)  India v  England Billericay 23 June 2011
3 65–9 (20 overs)  Pakistan v  England Basseterre 10/05/2010
4 69–9 (20 overs)  Netherlands v  West Indies Deventer 06/07/2008
5 69–8 (20 overs)  Sri Lanka v  England Taunton 14 June 2009
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 10 October 2012

Individual records[edit]

Batting

Bowling

Captaining

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Twenty20 Playing Conditions". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 9 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Miller, Andrew (6 August 2004). "Revolution at the seaside". Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2010. 
  3. ^ English, Peter (17 February 2005). "Ponting leads as Kasprowicz follows". Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "ICC Global Rankings (as at 23 August 2012) Women's Twenty20 Cricket". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Records / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Batting records / Most runs in career". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "Records / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Batting records / Most runs in an innings". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "Records / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Batting records / Highest career batting average". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Records / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Batting records / Most runs in debut match". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  9. ^ "Records / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Bowling records / Most wickets in career". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  10. ^ "Records / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Bowling records / Best figures in an innings". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  11. ^ "Records / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Bowling records / Best figures in a innings on debut". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  12. ^ "Records / Women's Twenty20 Internationals / Individual records (captains, players, umpires) / Most matches as captain". Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2012.