Harmanpreet Kaur: Indian women’s team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has again struck a chord. He scored a huge century in the second ODI between India and England at the Spitfire Ground in St Lawrence.

Harmanpreet Kaur: Indian women’s team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has again struck a chord. He scored a huge century in the second ODI between India and England at the Spitfire Ground in St Lawrence. The captain, who attacked the British bowlers from the start, scored an unbeaten 143 runs off 111 balls. It has 18 fours and 4 sixes. Overall, this is her fifth ODI century..the first after taking charge as a full captain. The star player has many records in this field. That is..

  • Harman, who scored the most centuries in ODIs for India, is tied for second with Smriti Mandhana. Harmanpreet broke the 26-year-old record for the highest score in England against England with an innings of 143 runs. Earlier in 1996 Australian player Dobby Hockley scored 117 runs.
  • Harman’s score of 143 is the third highest individual score against England. While this record is held by Australian legend Alyssa Healy who scored 170 runs in this year’s World Cup final, Belinda Clarke scored an unbeaten 146 runs.
  • Harmanpreet Kaur shared an unbeaten partnership of 71 runs in just 24 balls with Deepti Sharma. That is, both added runs at the rate of 17.75 runs per over. This is the fastest scoring rate for a partnership of more than 50 runs in a women’s ODI.
  • Harmanpreet Kaur became the first Indian batsman to score more than one century against England. Earlier in 2013, she scored 107 runs in Mumbai.
  • In this match, India scored 333 runs in 50 overs. This is only the fourth time that Team India has crossed the 300 mark in ODI cricket. This miracle happened twice this year. Earlier in the World Cup against West Indies, Team India scored 317 runs.
  • It is noteworthy that this is the highest score for India in ODIs against England. Moreover, this is the biggest ODI score for Team India in England as well. In 2017, Team India broke this record by scoring 281 runs against England.

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