AWARDS AND SPORTS
● A new world record has been created by the Bahrain women’s cricket team in the T20 International game.
● The team scored 318 runs against Saudi Arabia in the ongoing GCC Women’s T20I Championship 2022 with only 50 boundaries. This is the first game between the two teams.
● Few other records were created in the game;
● The team hits 50 boundaries. The previous record was 34 boundaries by a team in a match.
● Rasangika Herath, Captain of Bahrain team scored the highest individual run of unbeaten 161 with a record of 31 boundaries. The previous best was Alyssa Healy’s unbeaten 148.
● The highest second wicket partnership with 255 runs in the team.
● The 2022 GCC Women's Gulf Cup is held in Oman.
● The game was organised by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
● The national team participated - Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.