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The Wellington leg-spinner and Tawa College student is already making her mark on the cricketing world since debuting for the White Ferns last November, as the second highest wicket taker in the tournament thus far, while the round-robin stage draws to a conclusion.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president C.K. Khanna hailed the women's team for qualifying into the semi-finals of the tournament. She also has another world record of making most fifties in women one-day worldwide cricket.

Please Wait while comments are loading. "But again it has come back to the same phase where me being in the middle gives a lot of confidence to the other batters, and it keeps the dressing room confident", she explained.

Live coverage of the ICC Women's World Cup continues on Sky Sports platforms this Saturday with four matches, including England against West Indies.

The 34-year-old cricketer started her worldwide career in 1999 with a match against Ireland.




Amelia Kerr plays a cut shot in her late cameo with the bat.

England will play South Africa in the Women's World Cup semi-finals after a 92-run win over West Indies in Bristol secured top spot in the group.

Smriti Mandhana, Punam Raut, Deepti Sharma and Raj have all been in good touch through the tournament but the batting lineup has not clicked together, except in the opener when they scored 281.

Mithali Raj registered her sixth ODI hundred in India's convincing victory. Australia's Karen Rolton has 108 wins, while Mithali has 104. Another greatest achievement is her above 50 averages in her career.

According to the reports, in 1997, Debbie Hockley also scored eight fifty-plus scores in ODIs and that record was not broken for 19 years until Perry made nine scores.

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