Tammy Beaumont remained unbeaten for 168 in 3rd ODI    Getty Images
Tammy Beaumont remained unbeaten for 168 in 3rd ODI Getty Images

Tammy Beaumont plays a phenomenal innings to score an unbeaten 168 in the 3rd ODI at Taunton against visitors Pakistan. Beaumont became the fourth highest run scorer in ODIs overall and second for England after Charlotte Edwards’ 173. Beaumont scored 168 runs in 144 balls with the help of 20 fours. There was not even a single maximum in her innings or England’s. Her score led the side to a huge total of 266 in 50 overs to put Pakistan on back foot straightaway. This was her second ODI century of her career and in the tournament. Now, she has two centuries on trot in the series. She did not had a single century to her name before the Pakistan’s tour of England. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: England Women vs Pakistan Women, 3rd ODI at Taunton

The match is heading towards a similar result as the previous ODI as England once again managed to score at a brisk rate and post a huge total on board in the first innings. She has managed to score 342 runs in this ODI series so far at an average of 171. She is clearly the leading run scorer of the tournament. Her scores in the tournament are 70, 104 and 168* which clearly shows the kind of form she is in lately.

She was the top scorer in the 1st ODI as well while chasing a modest target of 166. She laid the foundation for the chase after Lauren Winfield got out for a duck. Beaumont might be a permanent solution to England’s opening woes as she showed her class in this ODI series.