Meg Lanning top run-scorer for Australia across all formats
While Australia recorded an eight-wicket victory over the West Indies on ODI on Wednesday, Aussies batsmen Meg Lanning creates history by becoming Australia’s top run-scorer in all formats. In the third ODI against Windies, when Lanning completed her 47th runs and surpassed Karen Rolton to become the top scorer for Australian women cricket.
The 27-year-old Australian captain had 6233-runs under her name, including all formats. Lanning had 185 runs in four test games. In the limited, he had 3555 runs in ODI while in T20I he scored 2493 runs. In 77 ODI, Lanning has accumulated 13 centuries and so many half-centuries with an average of 52.27.
In the match against Windies, he played an unbeaten 58-stroke inning to guide his team over the line. In the same West Indies Match, Megan Schutt claimed an ODI hat-trick to become the first Australian woman to achieve the feat. He returned with a figure of 3-24 reducing the hosts to an average total of 180.
Australia chased the 182/2 target comfortably in 31.1 overs to clean up the three-match ODI series 3-0. Teams will now play on the first T20I in Bridgetown on September 14.