New Zealand cricketer Suzy Bates has an interesting record to her name. She has become the first female cricketer to score a T20 half-century in 10 countries. Bates recently scored a brilliant half century against Sri Lanka in Colombo. In this match New Zealand also won by 8 wickets. Batting first, Sri Lanka had given a target of 119 runs. New Zealand got it done in 18.4 overs.
The T20 series is played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in women’s cricket. The second match of the series was played in Colombo. Suzy Bates scored a brilliant half century in this match. She scored 52 runs off 53 balls. Suji’s entries included 6 fours. With the help of this half century, she managed to make a record. She has become the first female cricketer to score a T20 half-century in 10 countries. Bates has scored a half century in Sri Lanka, as well as in India, South Africa, Bangladesh and Ireland.
If you look at Suzy Bates’ overall track record, she’s been very good. She has scored 5359 runs in 151 ODIs played so far. Bates has scored 12 centuries and 32 half centuries. His best score has been 168 runs. She has scored 3916 runs in 145 T20 matches. She has scored a century and 26 half centuries in this format.
Significantly, in the match played in Colombo, Sri Lanka scored 118 runs while batting first. During this, Hasini Perera scored an inning of 33 runs. He hit 3 fours while facing 36 balls. Anushka Sanjeevani scored 18 not out. He hit a four and a six while facing 13 balls. In response, Team India achieved the target in 18.4 overs. During this, Bates scored a half century. Kerr faced 33 balls and scored 33 not outs. He hit two fours. In this way, New Zealand won the match by 8 wickets.