The Women’s Hundred 2023 competition entered a compelling point on the 22nd day, with Northern Superchargers and Welsh Fire clashing in Match 30. The results of this meeting left a lasting impact on the player rankings and team standings. In a thrilling contest, Northern Superchargers posted a competitive total of 144/4 in their allotted 100 balls.
Mary Kelly, the stand-out performer of the match, played a key role, scoring an unbeaten 69* off 46 balls and taking two crucial catches. Phoebe Litchfield ably supported the Superchargers’ innings, adding 40 runs to their total. Nevertheless, the Welsh Fire’s batting was poor during the chase. Laura Harris emerged as the team’s top scorer with 37 runs, but a middle-order failure saw them restricted to 128/8 and fell short of the required target. As a result, the Northern Superchargers enjoyed a 16-run victory, which notably impressed the statistics.
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Phoebe Litchfield Climbs To The Top
Significant contributions with the bat from Phoebe Litchfield saw her rise to the top of the batting charts after scoring an impressive 266 runs in eight matches. He overtook the earlier leader, Tammy Beaumont of Welsh Fire, with 253 runs from seven matches, who failed to make any significant impact in this match. Southern Brave’s Smriti Mandhana slipped a place to maintain her presence in the top three with 226 runs from seven matches.
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Georgia Adams Climbs To The Top
The top three players in the bowling sector remained intact. Southern Brave-W’s Georgia Adams continued to dazzle with her outstanding performances, bagging 15 wickets in seven matches, underpinned by her best bowling figures of 4/11. He retained his top position. Marizanne Kapp of the Oval Invincibles (Women) took 11 wickets in seven matches, with best bowling figures of 4/18 for the season. Welsh Fire’s S Ismail continued to be impressive with 11 wickets in seven matches to remain third in the bowling charts.