Sri Lankan Women Created History, Broke The Record By Chasing 300 Runs!

Sangeeta Viswas
1 month ago

SLW vs SAW ODI Series 2024: Sri Lankan Women Created History, Broke The Record By Chasing 300 Runs! The Sri Lankan Women’s Cricket Team just rewrote the record books! They pulled off an unbelievable victory against South Africa in the 3rd ODI, and it wasn’t even close.

So, What Went Down?

South Africa batted first and put up a massive 301 runs on the board, thanks to a stunning 184-run knock by their captain Laura Wolvaardt. This left Sri Lanka with a daunting target – the highest ever set in Women’s ODI history – 302 runs!

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But The Sri Lankan Women Weren’t Fazed:-

Their opener, Chamari Athapaththu, went berserk! She smashed a record-breaking 195 runs – not only her highest score but the second-highest ever in Women’s ODIs – with a flurry of 29 fours and 5 sixes.

Athapaththu’s batting masterclass led Sri Lanka to chase down the target in just 44.3 overs, losing only 4 wickets!

This is the first-ever successful chase of 300+ runs in Women’s ODIs, snatching the record from Australia who chased down 289 runs against New Zealand way back in 2012.

This is a historic win that has sent shockwaves through the Women’s Cricket world. Chamari Athapaththu’s heroics will surely inspire generations to come.

What Does This Win Mean For The Sri Lankan Women’s Cricket Team?

This victory is a massive confidence booster for the Sri Lankan Women. It proves they can take down the big teams and compete at the highest level. This win will definitely give them a psychological edge heading into the upcoming Women’s Cricket World Cup.

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Can Sri Lanka go all the way and win the World Cup? What do you think?

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