Australia’s Alyssa Healy set up a new world record with the highest score in women’s T20s with 61-ball unbeaten 148 in beating their Sri Lankan counterparts by a massive 132-run margin at the North Sydney Oval yesterday. Healy’s century came off only 46 deliveries which was the second-fastest in women’s T20s. Her knock contained 19 boundaries and seven sixes as Australia made 226 for 2 in 50 overs. It equaled their highest total in T20s.
Sri Lanka could muster just 94 for 7. Australia won the series 3-0.
Australia Women’s Team 226/2 (50 Overs)
(Healy n.o. 148, C. Atapattu 2/27)
Sri Lanka Women’s Team 94/7
(C. Atapattu 30, S. Madavi 28, Carey 3/15)
By Srian Obeyesekere
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