Smriti Mandhana T20I Opener Recrod: These days the Tri Nation series is being played between the women teams of India, South Africa and West Indies. On 23 January, the third match of this series was played between the women’s teams of India and West Indies. India’s Smriti Mandhana achieved a personal achievement in the match played at Buffalo Park in East London. He played an unbeaten inning of 74 runs off 51 balls while batting smoky in the match. During this, Smriti became the third batsman in the world to score the most runs as an opener in T20 Women’s International.
3rd batter in the world
By the way, New Zealand’s Suzy Bates holds the record for scoring the most runs as an opener in Women’s T20 International. Bates has scored 3402 runs while opening the innings in T20 International for the Kiwi team. In this case, Charlotte Edwards of England is at number two. He scored 2570 runs while opening the T20 International for the English team. At the same time, India’s Smriti Mandhana has now reached the third number in this list. Mandhana has so far scored 2525 runs as an opening batter in T20 Internationals.
T20I career of Smriti
Smriti Mandhana has played 109 T20 International matches for India. Batting in 105 innings of these 109 matches, he has scored 2646 runs. He has 20 half-centuries in the shortest format of cricket. Smriti’s highest score in T20 International is 86 runs. He has scored the most 20 half-centuries for India in T20 International. In the triangular T20 series being played against South Africa, she can become the second female opener to score the most runs as an opener. He needs only 46 runs to leave Charlotte Edwards behind.