Chamari Atapattu struck the third-most noteworthy score in Women’s ODI cricket to support Sri Lanka’s 257-9 against Australia in the World Cup conflict at Bristol.
Atapattu struck six sixes on her way to an unbeaten 178 off only 143 balls – scoring 69 for every penny of her group’s runs, the most noteworthy ever singular rate in a Women’s ODI innings.
The number three’s wonderful thump is likewise the best aggregate at any point scored by a batsman against Australia Women.
Just two other batsmen made twofold figures – Shashikala Siriwardene (24) and Eshani Lokusuriyage (13) contributing as Australia made reliable in-streets.
Ellyse Perry, Kristen Beams and Nicole Bolton all asserted two wickets each, yet Atapattu demonstrated steadfast to guarantee the World Champions have a not too bad aggregate to pursue to acquire their second triumph of the competition.
In the mean time, West Indies attempted to 183-8 off 50 overs as India – who beat England in their opening match of the competition – delivered a restrained playing show.
Poonam Yadav drove the route with 2-17 off her 10 overs, while Hayley Matthews best scored for West Indies with 43 at the highest point of the request.
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