ICC Women’s World Cup 2022: In the final of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 played at the Hagley Oval ground in Christchurch on Sunday, Australia defeated defending champions England by a huge margin of 71 runs and captured the World Cup trophy for the record seventh time. The team’s wicket-keeper batsman Alyssa Healy played a huge inning of 170 runs in 138 balls with the help of 26 fours, scoring a century in a big match like the final after the semi-final. This is the highest individual score by any player so far in a World Cup (men and women). Healy won everyone’s heart with his answer off the field after playing a world record innings inside the field.
Alyssa Healy made a big statement about her retirement
Let us tell you that Alyssa Healy is the wife of fast bowler Mitchell Starc of the Australian men’s cricket team. Starc was also present in the stadium on the day of the final match and he fully enjoyed his wife’s quick innings. From time to time he was also found raising Healy’s enthusiasm with applause. After the match, Healy attended a press conference with team captain Mag Lanning. During this, he was also asked a question related to his retirement. Healy’s answer to the question of retirement won everyone’s heart. He said, ‘Just now someone was looking at my stomach and asking if I am pregnant. But this is nothing but the beer that has been drunk in the last three months, that is all.
Compatriot Adam Gilchrist’s record shattered
This score by Alyssa Healy is the highest individual score by any batsman (male and female) in an ICC World Cup final. Earlier this record was in the name of his own compatriot Adam Gilchrist. Gilchrist played an innings of 149 runs against Sri Lanka in the final of 2007. The same, followed by Ricky Ponting and West Indies great batsman Sir Vivian Richards. Ponting played an unbeaten inning of 140 runs against the Indian team in the final of the 2003 World Cup. Same, Richards scored 133 against England in the year 1979.