Sri Lanka Women’s registered an 8-wicket win over England Women’s on Saturday at County Ground in Chelmsford. England Women’s batted first and were bowled out for 104 runs in 18 overs. In reply to that, Sri Lanka Women chased down the target successfully and scored 110 runs for the loss of two wickets in 13.2 overs. With that win, Sri Lanka leveled the series, and both teams registered one win each.
Here are some records:
This was Sri Lanka’s first ever T20I win against England’s women. Previously, Sri Lanka and England played 10 matches, and England Women’s won all the matches.
Sri Lanka managed to chase down the target successfully in 13.2 overs with 40 balls to spare. It was the team’s largest wins By balls remaining in the second inning between these two sides. Also, Sri Lanka’s women managed to equal the record for largest wins by wickets in T20I matches between Sri Lanka and England.
Sri Lanka managed to restrict England’s women to 104 runs, which was recorded as England’s lowest team total in the T20I match between Sri Lanka and England. Also, it’s England’s 9th-lowest total in T20I matches.
Sri Lankan skipper Chamari Athapaththu scored 55 runs in 31 balls and set the platform for the historical chase. With that, Chamari Athapaththu scored the highest individual score for Sri Lanka against England.