Australia beat England by 71 runs in the finals to claim their seventh Women’s World Cup on April 03, 2022, at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand. Australia posted a record of 356 on the board. In reply, Nat Sciver waged a lone battle and remained unbeaten on 148 but it was not enough as England was bowled out for 285 in 43.4 overs.
Alyssa Healy of Australia scored 170 runs in the match, the highest individual score made by any cricketer, male or female, in the World Cup Final. She was also the leading run-scorer in the tournament with 509 runs.
The Player of the Tournament went to Alyssa Healy. Sophie Ecclestone of England was the leading wicket-taker in the tournament, with 21 dismissals. The 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup was the 12th edition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup. The tournament was held in New Zealand from 4 March to 3 April 2022.
Key points of Women’s World Cup:
- Most Successful team Australian (7th)
- Player of the Match (Finals) 2022: Alyssa Healy
- Player of the tournament 2022: Alyssa Healy
- Most runs (All time): Debbie Hockley (1,505), New Zealand
- Leading wicket-taker in the tournament: Sophie Ecclestone (England, 21 dismissals)
- Most wickets (All time): Jhulan Goswami (45), India
Here we take a look at the year-wise hosts, winners and runners up of the ICC Women’s World Cup from 1973:
|2000||New Zealand||Australia||New Zealand|