Mitchell Starc, the Australian Fast bowler was seen cheering his wife Alyssa Healy in the 2022 WC Final at Christchurch. Starc, who married Australia women’s wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy in 2016 has been a huge supporter of Healy as he’s appeared in a number of Alyssa Healy’s big matches like the 2020 T20 World Cup Final at MCG where Healy scored a match-winning 75 off 39 against team India.
The Aussie pacer recently came back from Pakistan after Australia defeated the Pakistan men in a 3 match Test Series. He picked 8 wickets in 3 matches and helped Australia win the test series 1-0. Starc has been the leader of the Australian Men’s bowling unit. Likewise, Alyssa Healy is a key member of the Australian Women’s team as she is the Wicket Keeper and the opening batter for the Aussies.
In the final, Alyssa Healy was unstoppable with the bat as she scored the highest individual score by any batter (men or women) in a World Cup Final. She scored a mind-blowing 170 with 26 boundaries against England. This epic knock helped Australia set up a huge score of 356 in 50 overs.
Alyssa Healy and Mitchell Starc with the 2015 World Cup Trophy.
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The Australian bowlers restricted the English women to 285 winning the match by 71 runs. Nat Sciver was the lone warrior for England as she scored an unbeaten 148. With the ball, Alana King and Jess Jonassen picked 3 wickets each allowing non of the other batters to settle.
In the end, Australia has won their 7th World Cup. Alyssa Healy won her first World Cup and also was announced as the ‘Player of the Tournament’ for scoring 509 runs in 9 matches becoming the most runs scorer in a single edition of the Women’s World Cup surpassing Rachael Haynes and Debbie Hockley. It will be a great moment for both Healy and Starc as they become the first cricket couple to win a World Cup for Australia. Starc was a part of the 2015 World Cup which Australia won and Healy is now a part of the Australian women’s team that won the 2022 Women’s World Cup.
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