ICC WWC Final: Mitchell Starc Applauds Wife Alyssa Healy’s Record-Breaking Ton. Alyssa Healy of Australia scored 170 runs against England in the final. Husband Mitchell Starc seen applauding from the stands.
Alyssa Healy, Australia’s opening batter, was at her scintillating best, scoring 170 against England in the ICC Women’s World Cup final on Sunday, helping her side post 356/5 in the allotted 50 overs. As a result of this hit, the right-handed batter set the record for the highest individual score in a Women’s World Cup final. Mitchell Starc, Alyssa Healy’s husband, in attendance for the match and seen applauding when Healy reached her century.
Watch: Mitchell Starc Applauds Wife Alyssa Healy’s Record-Breaking Ton
The International Cricket Council (ICC) shared a video on their official Instagram account with the caption: “Happiness is……cheering for your spouse at the #CWC22 final.”
With this 170-run knock, Healy broke Karen Rolton’s record for the highest individual score in a Women’s World Cup final.
Healy now also holds the record for most runs scored in a single Women’s World Cup. She has 509 runs in this edition of the tournament and is the first batter to score more than 500 runs in a single Women’s World Cup.
Rachael Haynes, her teammate, is second on the list, having scored 497 runs in the 2022 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand.
Healy was dismissed in the 46th over of Australia’s final match against England, but not before scoring 170 runs to propel Australia’s total.
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.
Beth Mooney also provided ample support to Healy in the middle, and the pair added 116 runs for the second wicket before being broken in the 46th over by Anya Shrubsole, who outplayed Healy.
Australia finished with a total of 356/5 in 50 overs.