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Suzie Bates turns into third batter after Virat Kohli, Mahela Jayawardene to attain 1000 runs in T20 World Cups

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Women’s T20 World Cup 2023: New Zealand veteran batter Suzie Bates joined India’s Virat Kohli and Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene in an elite listing.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Feb 17, 2023 21:03 IST

Suzie Bates turns into third batter after Kohli, Jayawardene to attain 1000 runs in T20 WC. Courtesy: PTI

By Sabyasachi Chowdhury: New Zealand batter Suzie Bates, on Friday, February 17, turned solely the third batter after Virat Kohli and Mahela Jayawardene to attain 1000 runs in all T20 World Cups.

Bates achieved the feat within the White Ferns’ Group A match towards Nigar Sultana Joty’s Bangladesh on the Newlands in Cape Town.

The 37-year-old additionally turned the primary batter to attain over 1000 runs within the Women’s T20 World Cup. The veteran was at her perfect towards the Tigresses. After being put in to bat first, New Zealand racked up a large rating of 189 for the lack of three wickets.

Bates did not get going within the matches towards Meg Lanning’s New Zealand and Sune Luus’ South Africa. Against the Aussies, she acquired out for a golden duck after quick bowler Megan Schutt accounted for her wicket.

Bates stayed unbeaten on 81 runs off 61 balls with the assistance of seven fours and one six towards Bangladesh. She set the platform for her group after a partnership of 77 runs for the opening wicket together with Bernadine Bezuidenhout.

Even as wickets stored falling on the different finish, Bates made positive of batting till the very finish. In 35 T20 World Cup matches, Bates scored 1010 runs at a median of 31.56 and a strike-rate of 114.12 with a prime rating of an unbeaten 94.

Recently, she additionally registered for the inaugural version of the Women’s Premier League (WPL). But she didn’t discover a purchaser. Bates additionally occurs to be the all-time main run-scorer within the historical past of Women’s T20Is.

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sabyasachi chowdhury

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Feb 17, 2023