• England Women, 250-3, beat South Africa, 129-6, by 121 runs
• Tammy Beaumont hits 116 in world record total
Another day produced another record. in fact a slew of them. England demolished South Africa by 121 runs to begin their T20 tri-series campaign in rampaging style. But that margin, the biggest ever, warrants only a passing mention, such was the mismatch at Taunton with Heather Knight’s side posting a world record 250 for three, led by Tammy Beaumont’s third international century in nine days.
From the earliest exchanges on a rock-hard surface this was all about the records, which included the opener claiming the fastest T20 ton for an England woman, lowering the mark from 52 to 47 balls. She and Danielle Wyatt (56) combined for 147 at the top, equalling England’s highest partnership in the format.
Written by Adam Collins at the Cooper Associates County Ground
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/20/tammy-beaumont-england-women-t20-record-south-africa under the title “Tammy Beaumont fires England to T20 record in crushing South Africa”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.