Alyssa Healy has hit the primary six of the ladies’s Hundred, England’s newest short-format home competitors, but in addition turned the primary wicket as her franchise group misplaced closely at The Oval.
- Alyssa Healy cracked the second ball of the second girls’s Hundred season for six
- She was shortly dismissed for 15 after hitting two extra boundaries
- Her Northern Superchargers misplaced to defending champions, the Oval Invincibles
Healy made 15 off seven balls as Northern Superchargers reached 5-143 from their 100 balls, with India’s Jemimah Rodrigues hitting 51 off 32 balls and South Africa’s Laura Wolvaardt 49 off 39.
Oval Invincibles, the defending champions, made quick work of the goal, with Lauren Winfield-Hill, who performed for Superchargers final yr, cracking an unbeaten 74 off 42 balls and placing on 104 for the primary wicket with New Zealand’s Suzie Bates (46 off 34).
English tyro Alice Capsey, on her 18th birthday, then got here in to smash 25 off eight balls to clinch a nine-wicket victory with 16 balls to spare.
Healy is without doubt one of the largest abroad gamers within the event’s second season — the debut yr featured few Australians due to COVID-19.
This yr’s girls’s competitors started later than the boys’s as a result of Commonwealth Video games, in which Australia won the women’s cricket gold, however started in fashion with high billing at The Oval after the boys’s fixture between the identical groups.
The roughly 16,000 followers who stayed for the second match have been handled to Healy dancing down the wicket to drive Mady Villiers excessive for six off the second ball of the innings.
Two balls later Healy was dropped at mid-on by Shabnim Ismail, with the ball going for 4. It seemed to show an costly miss when Healy swept the subsequent ball for 4.
However she ran out of luck when she tried to drive excessive once more and was caught by Bates at mid-off off Sophia Smale (1-25 off 20 balls).