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Women's World Cup: Australia gets the win, but Chamari Atapattu leaves indelible memory - ABC Online

In the end, one was the most surprising innings imaginable, and the other was the least surprising. Both came within the space of a day. If you see the numbers, there's not much separating them. Chamari Atapattu, 178 not out. Meghann Lanning, 152 not ...and more »

One woman's record knock just set the ICC Women's World Cup alight - dailytelegraph.com.au

THE efforts of one person had everyone talking as Sri Lanka set Australia the biggest run-chase in World Cup history. The Sri Lankan number three, Chamari Athapaththu, has an answer to everything the Australians threw at her and recorded one of the ...and more »

Women's World Cup: Meg Lanning's 152 helps Australia seal 8-wicket win over Sri Lanka - ABC Online

Australia has maintained its 100 per cent record at the Women's World Cup with an eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka, in a game highlighted by two brilliant centuries. Chamari Atapattu entertained the crowd at Bristol with the third-highest ODI score ...and more »

Athapaththu re-writes record books with epic - cricket.com.au

Sri Lanka batter Chamari Athapaththu has smashed Australia's bowlers all around Bristol in their Women's World Cup clash, and with it smashed a host of records. Her incredible knock of 178 not out was the third highest individual score in women's ODI ...and more »

Australia v Sri Lanka: Women's Cricket World Cup second round match - dailytelegraph.com.au

AUSTRALIA and Sri Lanka have played out one of the most incredible matches of cricket as the Aussies chased down a record score to secure their second win at the World Cup and move back to the top of the standings. Two players scored 64 per cent of the ...and more »

SL hero eyes WBBL after 'special' knock - cricket.com.au

If any of the Rebel Women's Big Bash League teams are on the hunt for a big-hitting batter, Sri Lanka's Chamari Athapaththu might just be their woman. The 27-year-old struck six maximums in her unbeaten 143-ball, 178-run blitz on Thursday, dispatching ...and more »

Australia win in record run chase - cricket.com.au

The match in a tweet: MEGastar! Athapaththu puts the Aussie bowlers to the sword, but it's no match for Lanning, whose career-high 152no sees the Southern Stars stroll to victory. WIN! Meg Lanning seals it with a six to finish unbeaten on 152 in a ...and more »

Australia beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets: Women's Cricket World Cup – as it happened - The Guardian

43.5 overs: Australia 262-2 (Lanning 152, Perry 39) Lanning completes victory, and reaches her 150, with a majestic straight six off Polgampala. That was a great innings in anyone's money - 135 balls, 19 fours, one six - and has set up an easy win for ...and more »

Lanning 152* trumps Atapattu 178* - ESPNcricinfo.com

This was a mismatch on paper. Sri Lanka were ranked eighth. They had never beaten Australia, the defending champions, in eight previous meetings. Chamari Atapattu, however, showed cricket isn't played on paper, but out on the field. By smashing the ...and more »

Lanning stoops to conquer after Atapattu's tale of the unexpected - ESPNcricinfo.com

It should have led to a result to humble the defending world champions as they faced a record World Cup chase. Only it didn't. But for a few hours the gloomy clouds hanging above Bristol could not dim the brilliance of Chamari Atapattu. They couldn't ...and more »