The ICC Womens World T20 2016 championship was organized in India for the first time and it was scheduled from 15th March to 3rd April 2016 and it was the fifth international Women’s world cup where different teams from all over the world participate to win the marvelous trophy.
The ICC Womens World T20 2016 championship was the fifth edition of the world cup in which for the second time 10 teams participated from all over the world to compete with each other rather than the 8 teams which used to participate in the earlier editions. The ten teams were split into two group pools each group containing five teams and all the matches of the group stage were scheduled at Dharamshala. Mohali, New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata.
ICC Womens World T20 2016:
Hold on, as we will discuss the top 10 interesting facts of 2016 ICC Women’s World cup T20.
- For the first time in the world cup history the ICC Womens World T20 2016 championship was played simultaneously with the men’s 2016 World cup championship and the finals were also scheduled at the same venue and on the same date on 3rd April 2016 in Eden Garden’s Stadium, Kolkata.
- The first match of the ICC Womens World T20 2016 was scheduled for 15th March which was between Sri Lanka and New Zealand. In this match, Sri Lanka won the toss and they elected to bat first, the players of the Sri Lanka team played well in front of the New Zealand bowlers and they scored 110 runs with the fall of 8 wickets. In response to the versatile batting effort by the Sri Lankan International women’s team, New Zealand Women’s played brilliantly all around the ground and chased the run within 15.5 overs and won the match by 7 wickets.
- Suzie Bates is one of the all-rounders of the New Zealand women’s international team, Bates is a right-handed batswoman and a right-arm medium bowler. She had started her international career in the year 2006 against India, in the ICC Womens World T20 2016 championship she was one of the most brilliant batswomen to play beautifully throughout the tournament. She scored the fastest fifty runs in the second match of the World cup championship, Bates scored 82 runs in only 60 balls for her team.
- Stafanie Taylor is one of the all rounder’s of the International Women’s West Indian team, Taylor is a right-handed batswoman and a right-arm off-break bowler. In the 2016 World cup championship, she made the highest runs throughout the ICC Womens World T20 2016. Taylor scored 246 playing only in 6 matches with an average of 41 in each match.
- Meghann Moira Lanning, She is one of the finest all-rounders of the international Australian team, she is a right-handed batswoman and a right-arm medium bowler. In the 2016 Women’s International world cup T20 Lanning scored the highest number of fifty’s throughout the tournament. She scored fifty runs in 3 matches out of the 6 matches that she played.
- Charlotte Edwards, She is one of the most experienced players of England, Edward is the former captain of the international England Women’s team. In the 2016 Women’s World Cup cricket championship she showcased her leadership quality in front of everyone and also played remarkably well for her team. She scored the highest average runs in each match in 5 matches she scored 202 runs with a batting average of 50.50 in each match.
- Leigh Meghan Kasperek, she is one of the famous bowlers of New Zealand who started her career in 2025 and joined the New Zealand women’s international team, she is an all-rounder. Kasperek is a right-hand batswoman and is a right-arm off-spinner. In the ICC Womens World T20 2016 she took 9 wickets in only 5 matches with the best bowling record of 3/13, she made a record in the 2016 Women’s World Cup as a most wicket-taker of the tournament.
- Meghann Moira Lanning, She is one of the finest all-rounders of the international Australian team. Lanning smashed the maximum number of fours throughout the ICC Womens World T20 2016. She hit 28 fours throughout the 6 matches that she played for her team.
- Deandra Dottin, She is one of the lower-order hard-hitting batswomen and a right-arm fast bowler for the West Indian team, in the 2016 world cup championship she took 9 wickets runs playing only in 6 matches for her team.
- The ICC Womens World T20 2016 championship was lifted by West Indies for the second time.
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