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VIDEO: Tammy Beaumont Slams second fastest hundred in Women’s T20Is


Tammy Beaumont scored the fastest T20I century by England women batter during the 2nd T20I match of the tri-series against South Africa in the ongoing match. England women’s captain Heather Knight won the toss and decided to bat first.

Danielle Wyatt and Tammy Beaumont gave the England women a perfect start adding 147 for the first wicket in 13.1 overs. Tammy Beaumont reached her half-century off 27 balls. She then smashed South African bowlers to all parts of the ground with some clean hitting.

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Tammy Beaumont played with positive intent and reached her century off 47 balls. The hard-hitting right-handed batter surpassed Wyatt century off 52 balls. Her knock helped England women post the highest ever total of 250 for 3 in 20 overs.

Before the start of tri-series including South African women, England women and New Zealand women, 7 batters scored centuries in Women’s T20Is. England Wyatt scored centuries twice, West Indies Deandra Dottin 112* against South Africa in 2010,  Meg Lanning 126 against Ireland in 2014, Shandre Fritz 116* for South Africa against the Netherlands in 2010 October, Beth Mooney 117* against England in November 2017.

In her knock of 116 from 52 balls, Beaumont hit 18 fours and 4 sixes with a strike rate off 223.07. Sciver and Brunt played quick-fire knock to help England women post the highest ever women’s T20I total. Beaumont smashed the South African pacers and spinners with a lot of aggressive intent.

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This was one of the best knocks by an England women batter. The pitch at Taunton was a great batting wicket and Beaumont took advantage of it. Beaumont innings was a special knock as she became the 9th batter to score a century in women’s T20I. Before this match, Beaumont highest score in T20I cricket was 82.

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New Zealand women earlier today posted 216 for 1 in the first match of the tri-series. Suzie Bates scored 124 off 66 balls.