Indian women cricketers Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur scored record half-centuries for their respective teams in the ongoing fourth edition of the Women's Big Bash League on Sunday.
While Mandhana scored 50 off 24 balls while playing for her team Hobart Hurricanes, Kaur reached the fifty-mark in 23 balls for Sydney Thunders. Both the fifties were fastest ever for their teams, ICC reported.
Kaur's innings included three sixes and six fours while Mandhana smashed 13 fours to reach the score of 69 in their match against Melbourne Stars.
The overall record of scoring the fastest fifty ever belongs jointly to Ash Gardner of Sydney Sixers and Lizelle Lee of Melbourne stars, who both smashed the fifties off 22 balls during the last season of the league.
Women's Big Bash League commenced on December 1 and will go on till January 26.