Oval Invincibles Romp To The First Hundred Ladies’s Title

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The Oval Invincibles have fun successful the maiden ladies’s title of The Hundred.© Twitter

The Oval Invincibles have been topped the inaugural winners of the Ladies’s Hundred following a determined Southern Courageous collapse noticed them bowled out for the bottom rating of the competitors at Lord’s. The Invincibles triumphed by 48 runs, with Courageous slumping to 14 for six and being bowled out for 73 as they chased 122 for victory. Marizanne Kapp, who starred with bat and ball in Friday’s eliminator victory over Birmingham Phoenix, took centre stage once more, putting 26 off 14 balls earlier than taking 4 wickets for 9 runs.

The Courageous had gone into the ultimate as favourites after topping the league with seven wins and only one defeat, however by no means bought going of their run chase after dropping three wickets within the first 10 balls of their innings.

It was an event to neglect for England internationals Danni Wyatt and Sophia Dunkley, with South African Kapp eradicating each for geese.

Opener Gaby Lewis and Australian Amanda-Jade Wellington additionally didn’t get off the mark as Courageous discovered themselves six down after simply 36 balls.

Fittingly it was Kapp who wrapped up the innings with the wicket of Lauren Bell with two balls left.

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The Invincibles had earlier made 121 for six, Dane Van Niekerk (26) and Fran Wilson (25) compiling a partnership of 56 following the early lack of Georgia Adams.

Kapp hit 4 boundaries in her quickfire 26 earlier than falling to Fi Morris and Alice Capsey struck 18 from 12 because the Invincibles set a goal which proved far too robust for Courageous to match.

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