West Indian Deandra Dottin scored the first ever century in womens Twenty-20 internationals by making an unbeaten 112 off 45 balls with seven fours and nine sixes against South Africa at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts on Wednesday (May 5). Australian Karen Rolton who made an unbeaten 96 against England at Taunton on September 2,2005, held the previous record in Twenty-20 cricket while New Zealanders Aimee Watkins unbeaten 89 India at Nottingham on June 18,2009 was the previous highest in Twenty-20 World Cup. Deandra Dottin also held the previous record of highest individaul scores for West Indies in Twenty-20 cricket. She made 53 against Australia at County Ground, Taunton on June 14,2009. The right hand batsmwoman also set a new record of most sixes in Twenty-20 cricket by hitting nine sixes during his unbeaten 112-run knock. Stacy-Ann King held the previous record. The West Indian smashed five sixes during her 52-run knock against Ireland at Dublin on June 27,2008. HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL SCORES IN WOMENS TWENTY-20 CRICKET: Score Batswoman Opponent Venue Date 112* Deandra Dottin (West Indies) South Africa Basseterre 05-05-2010 96* Karen Rolton (Australia) England Taunton 02-09-2005 90 Stafanie Taylor (West Indies) Ireland Dublin 27-06-2008 89* Aimee Watkins (New Zealand) India Nottingham 18-06-2009 79* Stacy-Ann King (West Indies) Holland Deventer 06-06-2008 76* Charlotte Edwards (England) South Africa Northampton 23-08-2008 76* Claire Taylor (England) Australia The Oval 19-06-2009 75* Claire Taylor (England) Sri Lanka Taunton 14-06-2009 73* Aimee Watkins (New Zealand) Australia Taunton 12-06-2009 71* Karen Rolton (Australia) New Zealand Brisbane 18-10-2006 HIGHEST INDIVUDUAL SCORES IN WOMENS TWENTY-20 WORLD CUP: Score Batswoman Opponent Venue Date 112* Deandra Dottin (West Indies) South Afirca Basseterre 05-05-2010 89* Aimee Watkins (New Zealand) India Nottingham 18-06-2009 76* Claire Taylor (England) Australia The Oval 19-06-2009 75* Claire Taylor (England) Sri Lanka Taunton 14-06-2009 73* Aimee Watkins (New Zealand) Australia Taunton 12-06-2009 FAISEL FEATURES