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.