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Maitrayi Buddhdev ∙ Aug 10 2022, 1:30 PM

The Hundred Women 2022: Top 5 run-scorers 

image-l6ni8in9Dan van Nierk smashed the first half-century of The Hundred 2021


The inaugural edition of The Hundred saw a few outstanding thumps by the female players. With limited balls to face, the players batting at various positions showed their ball-striking abilities. Let’s have a look at the highest run scorers of the competition.



1. Dan van Nierk - The Oval Invincibles

The Proteas and the Oval Invincible skipper, Dan van Niekerk led from the front as she showed some exemplary all-rounder skills in the first edition of the tournament. Batting at various positions, Niekerk scored 259 runs at a strike rate of 105.71 and her highest score was an unbeaten 67. However, her attacking captaincy and regular performances helped Oval Invincibles claim The Hundred 2021 title.


2. Jemimah Rodrigues - The Northern Superchargers

image-l6niw4mlJemimah Rodrigues amassed an unbeaten 92 off 43 balls against Welsh Fire

India’s young batting star, Jemimah Rodrigues opened the innings for The Northern Supercharges. Despite, having a tough time in the Indian contingent, Jemimah performed consistently in The Hundred 2021. In her seven innings outing, she scored 249 runs at a strike rate of 150.90 at an average of 41.50 and her highest score was an unbeaten 92.


3. Sophia Dunkley - The Southern Brave

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England’s power-hitter batter, Sophia Dunkley batted at her ideal position of No.3 in the first edition. Her various explosive knocks helped Southern Brave maintain the winning streak in the group stage. Dunkley scored 244 runs in the tournament at a strike rate of 141.86 averaging at 40.66 and her highest score was an unbeaten 58


4. Eve Jones - Birmingham Phoenix 

One of the most experienced players of the Birmingham Phoenix team, England’s left-hand opening batter, Eve Jones provided handy starts to the team in the first edition. Hitting runs a decent strike rate, Jones notched up 233 runs at a strike rate of 118.27 averaging at 29.12 in the tournament with her highest score being 64.


5. Hayley Matthews - Welsh Fire

image-l6njj2qpMagnificent Matthews smashing a boundary

West Indies explosive all-rounder, Hayley Matthews represented Welsh Fire in the first edition. In the 8 matches, Matthews played some valuable knocks which helped her score 221 runs at a strike rate of 119.45 at an average of 31.57. The opening batter registered her highest score of an unbeaten 71 runs against Manchester Originals which helped her team record their first win.


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