Watch: Mitchell Starc Applauds As Wife Alyssa Healy Scores Record-Breaking Ton In ICC Women's World Cup Final
ICC Women's World Cup Final: Australia opening batter Alyssa Healy scored 170 runs in the summit clash against England and husband Mitchell Starc was seen applauding from the stands.
- Mitchell Starc applauds after Alyssa Healy registers ton.
- Australia posted 356/5 against England in the final.
- Healy scored 170 runs.
Australia opening batter Alyssa Healy was at her scintillating best as she scored 170 against England in the ICC Women's World Cup final on Sunday to help her side post 356/5 in the allotted 50 overs. As a result of this knock, the right-handed batter posted the highest individual score in a Women's World Cup final. Australia pacer Mitchell Starc who is also the husband of Alyssa Healy was in attendance for the match and was seen applauding when Healy brought up her ton.
The ICC posted a video on their official Instagram handle and captioned the post as: "Happiness is......cheering for your spouse at the #CWC22 final."
With this 170-run knock, Healy broke the record of Karen Rolton for registering the highest individual score in the final of a Women's World Cup.
Healy now also holds the record for scoring most runs in a single edition of the Women's World Cup. She has managed to score 509 in this edition of the tournament and is the first batter to register more than 500 runs in a single edition of the Women's World Cup.
Her teammate Rachael Haynes is in second spot in the list as she registered 497 runs in the 2022 Women's World Cup in New Zealand.
In the summit clash against England, Healy was dismissed in the 46th over but it was not before she scored 170 runs to propel Australia's score.
In the ongoing contest, England won the toss and asked Australia to bat first. Healy and Haynes then put on 160 runs for the opening wicket.
Beth Mooney also provided ample support to Healy in the middle and the duo added 116 runs for the second wicket and their partnership was broken in the 46th over by Anya Shrubsole as she got the better of Healy.
In the end, Australia finished with a score of 356/5 in 50 overs.