Indian women’s cricket team captain Harmanpreet Kaur created history on Saturday as she walked into the match against England in the Women’s T20I World Cup 2023. Harmanpreet Kaur has become the top Indian player to play most T20I International matches.
Harmanpreet Kaur has left Indian men’s team captain Rohit Sharma behind in this matter. Rohit Sharma has played 148 T20I International matches while Harmanpreet Kaur is playing 149th T20I International match of her career.
Let us get you aware that the Women’s T20I World Cup 2023 match is being played at George Oval between India and England Women.
Female player with most T20Is Internationals
149* – Harmanpreet Kaur (India)
142 – Suzie Bates (New Zealand)
141* – Dan Wyatt (England)
139 – Alyssa Healy (Australia)
136 – Alyssa Perry (Australia)
Harmanpreet broke this record too
Harmanpreet Kaur broke another record by going to the toss against England. 33-year-old Harmanpreet Kaur has reached the second place in terms of captaincy in most matches in T20I International cricket. He left behind England’s veteran captain Charlotte Edwards (93) in this matter.
Harmanpreet Kaur is behind only Australian captain Meg Lanning in this matter, who has captained the team in 97 T20I Internationals.
By the way, apart from Harmanpreet Kaur, New Zealand’s Suzy Bates (142) and England’s Dawn Wyatt (141*) are also such women players who have played 140 or more matches in T20I International format.
Women’s captain in most T20Is International
Meg Lanning (Australia) – 97 matches
Harmanpreet Kaur (India) – 94* matches
Charlotte Edwards (England) – 93 matches
Merissa Aguilera (West Indies) – 73 matches
Salma Khatoon (Bangladesh) – 65 matches