Alyssa Healy smashed the fourth-fastest century within the historical past of the WBBL.
The 55th match of the 2020 version of the Ladies Massive Bash League (WBBL) noticed Sydney Sixers locking horns with Melbourne Stars at North Sydney Oval on November 22, Sunday. The wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy emerged because the star of her group Sydney Sixers as she smashed a scintillating century to take her group to the ending line within the run-chase.
Shedding the toss, Melbourne Stars, led by Meg Lanning have been despatched to bat first. They managed to publish a above-par complete of 178 on the board on the lack of Four wickets in 19 overs. The skipper Lanning emerged as the best run-getter for her group as she scored 77 runs off 59 deliveries which included 9 fours and a couple of sixes. The opening batter Elyse Villani and N Sciver additionally supported the captain by including 45 (28 balls) and 32 runs (13 balls) respectively to the scoreboard.
The correct-arm medium pacer Marizanne Kapp turned out be one of the best girls with ball for Sydney as she picked a three-wicket haul and completed with the figures of 4-0-34-3. In reply, Sydney Sixers, led by Ellyse Perry had an explosive begin as they didn’t lose any wicket until 14th over. The opening duo of Perry and Alyssa Healy stitched a 150-run stand within the center. Whereas the skipper scored 31 runs off 36 deliveries, Healy launched an assault on the opposition bowlers as she smashed the fourth-fastest century within the historical past of the WBBL.
Mitchell Starc helps spouse Alyssa Healy from the stands
The opening batter reached her hundred in simply 48 balls and in complete added 111 runs on the scoreboard from 52 deliveries earlier than getting dismissed through a run out in 16th over. Her quickfire knock included 15 boundaries and 5 maximums at a strike charge of 213.46. Alyssa was simply Three runs wanting smashing the all-time highest rating of 114 runs within the Australian girls match. In the meantime, she now has 4 of the 5 highest scores within the WBBL registered on her title.
This may be a memorable knock for Alyssa Healy, because the wicket-keeper smashed one other ton, her husband and the tempo spearhead of Australia males’s group Mitchell Starc was current within the stands to cheer for his spouse. The lovely video of Starc applauding his spouse for registering a century goes viral on social media.
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So far as the group is anxious, Sydney managed to register victory within the recreation because of the DLS technique as rain interrupted the play.