Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut hold the world record for the biggest partnership in women's ODI history.
Getting a name in the record book is a big thing in itself. And when it comes to the world record, it is bound to be widening with pride. This opportunity has also been given by the Indian Cricket Team Openers. That is why the world record of the largest opening partnership in women’s ODI cricket history has been recorded in the name of Team India. Today, this world record is being talked about because this feat was done on this day i.e. on 15 May, three years ago. Indian women’s cricket team members Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut had their heads decorated. This world record of 320 runs partnership for the first wicket is still maintained. Let’s know about this match.
The match was played on 8 March 2017 at Potchefstroom, South Africa, where a quadrangular ODI series was being played between the four countries. The competition was between the women’s teams of India and Ireland. Batting first in this, the Indian team scored 358 runs after losing 2 wickets. In this, Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut added 320 runs in 45.3 overs for the first wicket. Then 19-year-old Deepti was dismissed after scoring 188 runs. This was his first ODI century. In this, he hit a world record 27 fours and 2 sixes in 160 ball innings. At the same time, Poonam retired with 109 runs in 116 balls with the help of 11 fours.
Largest Partnership ODI
New Zealand at number two and England at number three in terms of largest partnership
In reply to the target of 359 runs set by the Indian team, Ireland was bowled out for just 109 and Team India won the match by 249 runs. For India, Rajeshwari Gaikwad top-scored with four wickets while Shikha Pandey guided 3 players to the pavilion. As far as the biggest partnership for any wicket in women’s ODI history is concerned, New Zealand is second only to India. New Zealand’s Emily Ker and Casperek shared a 295-run stand for the second wicket against Ireland on June 13, 2018. Also at number three are the England players present. Bryant and Sarah Taylor added 275 runs for the second wicket against the South African team on July 5, 2017.