Harmanpreet Kaur news: Skipper becomes first Indian woman to score T20I century

Harmanpreet Kaur news: Skipper becomes first Indian woman to score T20I century

After winning the toss and electing to bat, Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur led from the front and set the tone as India posted a massive 194/5 in the opening game of the Women's World T20 2018 against New Zealand at Guyana.

Here are some interesting statistical highlights from India's innings:

0 - No Indian had ever scored a century in a women's World T20 game before today. The previous highest was 77, which was also by Harmanpreet Kaur.

1 - Harmanpreet Kaur became the first Indian to score a century in a women's T20I. The previous highest score was 97* by Mithali Raj.

2 - Jemimah Rodrigues became just the second Indian after Virat Kohli to score a fifty on World T20 debut.

3 - Harmanpreet Kaur is now just the third player to score a century in a women's World T20 game. She joins Australia's Meg Lanning and West Indies' Deandra Dottin as the only players to have achieved that feat.

194 - India's total of 194/5 is now the highest in a women's World T20 encounter. The previous highest was 191/4 by Australia in 2014.

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