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Women’s Test: Several records were broken during Australia’s innings victory over South Africa in the Test match at the Perth Cricket Ground: Women’s Test cricket match Australia vs South Africa Despite struggling innings from Delmie Tucker and Chloe Tryon in the second innings, Australia secured a massive win by an inning and 284 runs in Perth.

This was Australia’s biggest win by an innings margin, surpassing its previous best of 140 runs against England in 2001. This was also the second-biggest win by innings margin.

Australia captain Alyssa Healy said she is proud of the team’s effort.

“I’m very proud. It’s been an amazing series,” Healy said after the Test. “There was tough competition at times in the white-ball series, and we were really tested. But the way we continued to come back throughout was really impressive, and to come here at the WACA and finish like that we really Beat the Aussies in 2015. Summer that’s cool for us.”

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Having already won the ODI and T20I stages 2–1, Australia clinched the multi-format series by a 12–4 points margin following the Test win.

In extremely hot conditions at the WACA, Perth, Healy won the toss and elected to field. Emerging fast bowler Darcy Brown tore apart the Proteas batting lineup, taking his first five wickets to restrict them to 76 runs. This was the lowest score ever scored by South African women in Test cricket.

After suffering early wobbles against Masabata’s class, Australia took control of their batting innings with brilliant fifties from Beth Mooney (78) and Alyssa Healy (99). However, it was Annabel Sutherland’s brilliant maiden double century that helped the hosts take the lead.

Sutherland was the ninth double centurion in women’s Tests and the fifth player to achieve this feat for Australia. Sutherland completed her historic double century off just 248 balls, making it the fastest double century in women’s Tests; The previous best was Karen Rolton’s score of 306 balls. She also became the youngest Australian woman to score a double century.

Sutherland was eventually out for 210, a tremendous innings which included 27 fours and two sixes. Australia declared the innings at 575/9 – the highest total in women’s Tests, breaking their own record set in 1998.

highest scores in the tests for women’s cricket

AustraliaSouth Africa2024575/9 dec
AustraliaEngland1998569/6 dec
New ZealandEngland1996517/8
EnglandNew Zealand1935503/5 dec

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