Tammy Beaumont scored a double century. (ECB Twitter)
Nottingham: England batsman Tammy Beaumont has scored a double century against Australia in the first Test match of the Ashes series. Tammy did this work on the third day of the match, which is her first double century in Test, as well as the first double century scored by an English woman batsman in Test. This score is the best score made by Tammy in any format from the England women’s team.
This is Beaumont’s second consecutive double century. He had earlier scored a double century against Australia in the practice match played in Derby between 15 and 17 June. In that match, Beaumont scored an innings of 201 runs. Beaumont took a single off the second ball of the 116th over.
Double changed the first century
This is Tammy’s eighth Test match. Before this match, his best score was 70 runs. In this match being played against Australia, Tammy scored the first century of his Test career and was also successful in converting it into a double century. This innings of Tammy has taken over the England team. Australia had scored 473 runs while batting first in this match. If anyone handled England in front of this huge score, it was Tammy.
She held one end and kept running the scoreboard of the team. This opener faced the Australian bowlers strongly. Nat Shiver and captain Heather Knight supported him and scored half-centuries. Tammy shared a 137-run partnership with Shiver. Earlier, he shared a 115-run partnership with Knight.