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50 days until the ICC Women's World Cup

There are now just 50 days to go until the start of the ICC Women’s World Cup.

It promises to be an outstanding summer of cricket and Taunton will be hosting seven matches in the tournament starting with the mouth-watering prospect of Australia v West Indies on June 26th.

The full list of fixtures at Taunton are as follows:

  • Monday June 26th– Australia v West Indies
  • Thursday June 29th– West Indies v India
  • Sunday July 2nd– England v Sri Lanka
  • Thursday July 6th– New Zealand v West Indies
  • Saturday July 8th– New Zealand v Pakistan
  • Wednesday July 12th– Sri Lanka v South Africa
  • Saturday July 15th– South Africa v Australia

To buy tickets simply click the following link: bit.ly/WWC17Tickets 

Here is all you need to know about scores of 50 or more from previous ICC Women’s World Cup tournaments:

  • Over the course of 10 tournaments, 158 scores of 50 or more have been made.
  • In the first edition of the Women’s World Cup in 1973, 19 scores of 50 or more were scored.
  • New Zealand’s Debbie Hockley holds the record for most scores of 50 or more at the Women’s World Cup with 12.
  • England has amassed the most scores of 50 or more at the Women’s World Cup, with a total of 67 – two ahead of Australia.
  • The last score of 50 or more to be scored at the Women’s World Cup was by Australia’s Jess Cameron in the 2013 Final against the West Indies. Cameron went on to win Player-of-the-Final and Rachael Haynes also scored a half-century in this match.
  • The 2013 ICC Women’s World Cup was the most batting friendly tournament producing the most scores of 50 or more with 44.

50’s from around the world:

Australia

Australia has scored 65 knocks of 50 or more over the course of their 10 Women’s World Cup appearances.

England

Tournament hosts, England, have accumulated the most scores of 50 or more, with 67 across 10 Women’s World Cups.

Former captain Charlotte Edwards holds the record for England with 11 – one behind the tournament record holder, Debbie Hockley. Edwards featured in 30 Women’s World Cup matches, scoring 1231 runs at an average of 53.52. She is England’s second-highest run-scorer at the tournament and of her 11 scores of 50 or more, four were centuries.

New Zealand

Debbie Hockley holds the record for most 50 or more scores at the Women’s World Cup with 12, two of which were centuries.  The right-hander also holds the record for the most Women’s World Cup appearances, featuring in 45 matches across five tournaments from 1982-2000. Not surprisingly, Hockley tops the table for runs scored with 1501.

West Indies

Western Storm all-rounder Stafanie Taylor has three, one of which was a century. She has played in two tournaments and leads the runs for the West Indies, scoring 509 in 14 matches.

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