Australia’s Ellyse Perry set world record by playing highest number of T20 International matches

Australia’s star all-rounder Ellyse Perry on Thursday, 1st April,  took a special world record against New Zealand women’s cricket team in the third T20 International. Perry has become the highest match-playing cricketer in T20 International (Women and Men).

It was Perry’s 123rd T20 International match. In this case, she left Suzie Bates of New Zealand behind. Who has participated in 122, T20 matches for her country. West Indies’ Deandra Dottin is at number three in this list with 118 matches.

Indian women’s team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has played 114 matches and is at number seven in terms of playing T-International (women and men).

The record for playing the most T20 International matches in men’s cricket is named after Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik, who has played 116 matches for his country. He is followed by Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who has played 111, T20 Internationals so far.

Most T20 Internationals played:

123* Ellyse Perry

122 Suzie Bates

118 Deandra Dottin

118* Alyssa Healy

116 Danni Wyatt

116 Shoaib Malik

114 Harmanpreet Kaur

111 Anisa Mohammed

111 Rohit Sharma

110* Meg Lanning

However, due to rain, the third T20 between New Zealand-Australia was canceled due to rain and the series remained at 1-1 level. New Zealand had decided to bowl after winning the toss, but the game stalled after 2.5 overs due to rain.

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