Tanzania’s women’s team has made a world record in T20 International. The team has become the first women’s team to win an International T20 match by 200 or more runs twice. The team did this feat against Mozambique. Tanzania scored 228 runs for 4 wickets while playing first in a match of the Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier. In reply, Mozambique’s team was all out after scoring just 28 runs. The team won the match by 200 runs.
Mozambique won the toss and decided to bowl. Tanzania’s opener batsman Fatuma Kibasu gave the team a good start by scoring 62 runs. He faced 35 balls and hit 10 fours. Apart from this, Mawadi Swedi, who landed at number four, scored an unbeaten 87. He faced 48 balls and hit 11 fours. Mozambique bowlers also gave 35 extra runs. It included 30 wide runs.
No batsman could reach double figures
Chasing the big target, the team of Mozambique stumbled from the beginning. The entire team was reduced to 28 runs in 12.5 overs. No player of the team could reach the double figures. Opener Palmyra Kunica scored the highest 6 runs. Fast bowler Pirais Kamunya took 3 wickets for 6 runs for Tanzania. Apart from this, Nasra Saidi and Sofia Jerome got 2-2 wickets.
Win by more than 200 runs for the 5th time
Talking about women’s cricket, it is the fifth time a team has won a T20 International match by 200 or more runs. Tanzania has done this twice. Earlier in 2019, the team had defeated Mali by 268 runs. The record for the biggest win is held by Uganda. He defeated Mali by 304 runs in 2019. Apart from this, Bangladesh beat Maldives by 249 runs and Rwanda by 216 runs by Mali.