Meg Lanning’s unbeaten century in the 2nd ODI on Monday helped Australia Women seal an ODI series win against New Zealand Women. Lanning struck three maximums and nine fours during her 96-ball 101 as Aussies chased down the target of 253 with 29 balls to spare. Australia needed less than 100 runs at the fall of 2nd wicket but Amelia Kerr’s 3-wicket haul made the chase slightly tricky. Lanning took the responsibility to help Australia win by four wickets and extended their ODI winning streak to 20 games.
Here are all the stats and numbers from Lanning’s unbeaten century against New Zealand Women:
5 – Meg Lanning struck as many as five centuries in ODI cricket on Australian soil which are the joint 2nd most number of hundreds for any player in a country in Women’s ODIs. Tammy Beaumont has six ODI tons in England while Karen Rolton registered five hundreds on New Zealand soil in the ODI format.
6 – Meg Lanning has scored six hundreds in ODI cricket against New Zealand; all of them coming while chasing only. No player in Women’s ODI history has scored more than three tons against an opponent.
However, Lanning six tons in chases over NZ are the most by any player across Men’s and Women’s ODI cricket. Virat Kohli also struck six centuries while chasing against Australia in ODIs.
9 – Lanning has scored 14 centuries in ODI cricket with each of them coming in winning cause out of which nine came while chasing only. In Men’s cricket, only Virat Kohli (22), Sachin Tendulkar (14) and Rohit Sharma (11) have scored more than nine centuries in successful ODI chases.
17 – Lanning has 17 scores of fifty-plus runs in successful ODI chases which are the most in Women’s cricket equaling Mithali Raj’s 17. Lanning has played only 38 innings for those 17 50+ scores while Mithali batted in 52 innings.
82 – Innings Meg Lanning needed for scoring her 14th century in ODI cricket which makes Lanning the fastest player to 14 ODI hundreds across Men’s and Women’s cricket. Hashim Amla was the previous fastest taking 84 innings for scoring 14 ODI tons.
Lanning is the only player to score as many as 14 hundreds in Women’s ODIs. In fact, Suzie Bates (10) is the only other player to score as many as 10 ODI tons in Women’s cricket.
2135 – Lanning has scored 2135 runs in successful ODI chases which is the highest aggregate for any Woman. Lanning went past Mithali Raj’s tally of 2036 runs in successful Women’s ODI chases on Monday.
(Stats as on October 5, 2020)
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