ICC WWC Final: Alyssa Healy’s scintillating century breaks two massive records. Alyssa Healy, Australia’s opening batter, brought her A-game in the championship match against England, setting two massive records.
Alyssa Healy, Australia’s opening batter, continued her rich vein form in the ICC Women’s World Cup final against England, scoring a scintillating century to give her side the upper hand. As a result of this hit, Healy set two new records, leaving England at a loss for how to stop the right-handed batter’s juggernaut. With this ton, Healy broke the record for the highest individual score in a Women’s World Cup final.
Karen Rolton of Australia previously held the record, scoring 107 runs against India in 2005. Healy has broken this record 17 years later.
Alyssa Healy breaks two massive records in WWC Finals
Healy also holds the record for most runs scored in a single Women’s World Cup edition. Rachael Haynes, her teammate, is second on the list, having scored 497 runs in the 2022 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand.
Healy, who bats right, is also the first batter in Women’s World Cup history to score more than 500 runs in a single tournament.
Alyssa had previously scored a century in the semi-final against the West Indies. Healy has two tons and two half-centuries in the ongoing 2022 Women’s World Cup.
Healy was dismissed in the 46th over of Australia’s final match against England, but not before scoring 170 runs to put Australia ahead.
In the ongoing match, England won the toss and chose to bat first. Healy and Haynes then combined for 160 runs for the first wicket. Sophie Ecclestone removed Haynes in the 30th over to give England the lead.