Records broken by Indian women team in India vs South Africa

Records broken by Indian women team in India vs South Africa

India clinched the trophy in the one-off Test against South Africa by winning by 10 wickets on Monday at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

The one-off Test between India Women and South Africa Women was a thrilling encounter that captivated fans. The match witnessed numerous records being both broken and set. India emerged victorious, securing a comprehensive 10-wicket win on the fourth day at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Monday. Here are the notable records from the India Women vs South Africa Women Test in Chennai.

Records broken in IND vs SA

Consecutive Test wins

The Indian women’s team has won three straight Test matches: first against South Africa, then England, and Australia in December 2023. In women’s Tests, this victory streak is tied for the longest. Between 2006 and 2014, India won three Test matches in a row, as did Australia.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s win streak

Harmanpreet Kaur is the most successful captain for India’s women’s cricket team, having won her first three matches. She has equaled the record set by Mithali Raj.

Sneh Rana’s best spell

Sneh Rana was the ‘Player of the Match’ for her exceptional spell of 8/77. She became the third bowler in women’s Test cricket history to take eight wickets in an innings. In the 1995 Jamshedpur Test, Neetu David took 8 for 53, while in the Ashes Test the previous year, Ashleigh Gardner took 8 for 66 in the fourth innings.

Sneh Rana’s 10 wicket haul

Sneh Rana became the second Indian woman player to claim a 10-wicket haul. Jhulan Goswami was the first woman to achieve this feat.

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Shafali Verma etched her name in history by playing the highest innings in Tests by an Indian women cricketer. She scored 229 runs, breaking Sandhya Agarwal’s record of 217 runs.

1279 runs in IND vs SA

After England and Australia’s 1371 runs in the Ashes Test in Nottingham last year, India and South Africa’s 1279 runs in Chennai are the second-highest aggregate in a women’s Test.

South Africa’s 639 runs are the fifth-highest team total in a women’s Test match, while India’s 640 runs are the fourth-highest.


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