Highest Individual Score In WPL

Shaik Baji
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The women’s edition of the Indian T20 Premier League kicked off in 2023 with 5 teams and it immediately grabbed a lot of attention because of the action on the field. A strong Mumbai Indians team were the inaugural winners of the WPL and are currently entering their second season as the defending champions.

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Any T20 league, be it a men’s or women’s tournament, can only be successful if there is a great balance between bat and ball. The WPL seems to have mastered this in the first season and one of the reasons is the individual performances of the batsmen who took the game by storm with their batting.

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So here are the top 10 highest individual scores of all time in the WPL.

Highest individual score in WPL

PlayerScore (Balls)4s/6sSRAgainstVenueDate
Tahlia McGrath (UPW)90* (50)11/4180.00Delhi CapitalsDY Patil Stadium07 Mar 2023
Shafali Verma (DC)76* (28)10/5271.42Gujarat GiantsDY Patil Stadium11 Mar 2023
Natalie Sciver-Brunt (MI)72* (38)9/2189.47UP WarriorzDY Patil Stadium24 Mar 2023
Sophie Devine (RCB)99 (36)9/8275.00Gujarat GiantsBrabourne18 Mar 2023
Alyssa Healy (UPW)97* (47)18/1204.25Royal Challengers BangaloreBrabourne10 Mar 2023
Shafali Verma (DC)84 (45)10/4186.66Royal Challengers BangaloreBrabourne05 Mar 2023
Hayley Matthews (MI)77* (38)13/1202.63Royal Challengers BangaloreBrabourne06 Mar 2023
Meg Lanning (DC)72 (43)14/0167.44Gujarat GiantsBrabourne05 Mar 2023
Grace Harris (UPW)72 (41)7/4175.60Royal Challengers BangaloreBrabourne20 Mar 2023
Alice Capsey (DC)75 (53)8/3141.50Mumbai IndiansBengaluru23 Feb 2024

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The highest score by a batsman in the WPL is 99, and it was done by New Zealand opening batsman Sophie Devine, who represents Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the match against Gujarat Giants at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, he hit 99 runs off just 36 balls with 8 sixes.

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Despite yet to register a century in the WPL, there are 7 times a player has scored 75 or more runs in an innings and Delhi’s Shafali Verma is the only player to do so twice.

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In a brilliant innings of 99 runs, Devine’s strike rate was 275 per 100 balls and was the best strike rate in the WPL competition. Shafali Verma’s score of 76* (28) in his innings at 271.42 is the second-best for a batsman with a minimum of 50 runs/innings.

There have been 34+ instances of a batsman scoring 50 or more runs in an innings, 31 of which came in the inaugural edition.

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