Women’s World Cup 2022: Top run-scorers from last edition who will feature in this WC

The Women’s World Cup 2022 is around the corner in a few days’ time and England will start as the defending champions after beating India in the previous final in the 2017 World Cup. The hosts New Zealand will take on the West Indies side in the opening encounter of the upcoming edition and the top eight teams of the world will battle it out against each other. A flurry of runs are expected to be scored in the small grounds in New Zealand and let us look back at the 3 top run-scorers from the last edition who are part of this World Cup too.

Tammy Beaumont:

England women’s wicketkeeper-batter Tammy Beaumont finished as the highest run-getter in the previous World Cup edition in 2017 and she will be a key player at the top for her side in this edition as well. Having been with the side for more than a decade, Beaumont brings a lot of experience into the table and steps up for her side in crunch games. The right-hander scored 410 runs in nine innings at an average of 45.55 with one century and a half-century in the entire tournament and she will be looking to better the stats from her previous edition.

Mithali Raj:


Mithali Raj is one of the all-time greatest women’s batters. She finished as the second-highest run-getter in the 2017 World Cup. The right-hander has entered into two decades in international cricket and she will be captaining India in the upcoming edition. With an average of over 50 in ODI cricket, Mithali has a big role to play in the Indian middle order as she did in the previous edition. The 39-year-old amassed 409 runs in nine innings in the previous edition which included one century and three half-centuries.

Elysse Perry:

Elysse Perry is one of the best all-rounders going around in women’s cricket at the moment and she had a terrific 2017 World Cup, having finished third in the top run-scorers list. The 31-year-old has been a revelation for the Australian side in the middle order and has played some important knocks over the years. She opens the bowling for her side as well and provides an extra luxury. Perry scored 404 runs in eight games at an average of 80.80 and she hit five half-centuries in the process as well.