Alyssa Healy smashes Fastest Ever Fifty in the ICC Final Event, breaks Hardik Pandya’s record

The most anticipated event on the eve of International women’s day was held today in Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia.

The final was played between the home team Australia and India. This ICC tournament had a huge attendance of more than 80,000 people and has eventually made record for highest attendance in women’s cricket event in the World ever.

It was more special as the Home team won their 5th World cup Title out of 7 World cups, their knock out specialist and Aussie veteran opener Alyssa Healy was dealing only in fours and sixes today when the home team won the toss and came down to bat first, she scored 75 runs off 39 balls in total and smashed 50 in just 30 balls while shattering the record of Hardik Pandya making fastest fifty in any ICC Final event. Hardik made 50 off 32 balls in the ICC Champions Trophy finals against Pakistan in 2017.

Healy was dismissed by Radha Yadav in the twelfth over of the innings. Australian Batting line up with the utmost support by the opening pair Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney managed to put up a grand total of 184 runs with a loss of only 4 wickets on board to chase for India. The final match expertise of Australia helped them to dominate India and the opponent failed to gulp so much of pressure. India was sent back to Pavillion in just 99 runs and Aussies lifted their 2nd consecutive trophy. Healy made it even more special as her husband and Cricketer Mitchell Starc came to MCG leaving the South Africa series in between to witness this grand tournament and Healy made it worth it.

Australian Women’s team is immensely talented and deserve every praise for their achievement and way of approaching the game. Indian Women team entered the T20 World Cup finals for the first time.

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Squad was fresh, young and talented, there’s no doubt they have the capability within. Although the better team won the title but on a bigger picture Women’s Cricket has won and will reach bigger heights in the upcoming years.

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