Tammy Beaumont’s 208 makes history before Australia reassert strength

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As a shot, it was a fairly innocuous cut for four through backward point – nothing like the best one Tammy Beaumont played in her innings of 208 at Trent Bridge. As a moment, on the other hand, it will go down in history. It took her to 192, surpassing the previous highest individual score by an Englishwoman in a Test – Betty Snowball’s 189, struck against New Zealand in February 1935. The record had stood for 32,270 days.

“When I hit the ball it was announced, and Sophie Ecclestone was desperate to give me a hug,” Beaumont said. “I sent her away! I was just in the zone and wasn’t even thinking about records.”

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Written by Raf Nicholson at Trent Bridge
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