The final match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 was played between Australia and South Africa. In this thrilling match, the Australian team defeated South Africa by 19 runs and won the World Cup title for the sixth time.
In the final match, Australian team captain Meg Lanning registered a special and big record in her name, leaving behind veteran players like former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, and Ricky Ponting as soon as she stepped on the field. Actually, this was Meg Lanning’s 100th match as captain in T20 cricket. In this way, she has become the first player to captain in 100 international matches of the T20 format.
Meg Lanning achieved a big record in the final match
The final match of the Women’s T20 World Cup was played between Australia and South Africa women’s team. Kangaroo team captain Meg Lanning scored a special century as soon as he landed in this match. This century did not come out of his bat, but this century was a wonder of his captaincy.
Meg Lanning has become the first player to captain in 100 international matches in the T20 format. So far neither in men’s cricket nor in women’s cricket has anyone been able to do this before them. Lanning is among Australia’s most successful players.
The 100 matches in which she has captained the team so far. Her winning percentage was 80.3. She left behind former Indian captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, and Ricky Ponting to become the first player to captain in 100 international matches.
Meg Lanning left Ponting-Dhoni behind in this matter too
Apart from this, Meg Lanning has become the captain to win the most ICC trophies as captain. It is not just about women’s cricket, but overall across the world, Meg Lanning is now the captain with the most ICC trophy wins. The Australian team achieved this feat for the fifth time under his captaincy.
At the same time, she has left behind Ricky Ponting, the most successful captain who won the ICC title to the men’s Australian team 4 times under his captaincy. At the same time, under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India has been able to win the ICC title only 3 times.