In the ongoing Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), Australian cricketer Molly Strano created history on Sunday. The Melbourne Renegades off-spinner became the first bowler to claim 100 wickets in Australia’s T20 tournament.
During the face-off against the Melbourne Stars at the Sydney Showground stadium on 15th November, Molly Strano accomplished this feat. In her four-over spell, the 28-year-old gained the figures of 2-38.
By making an appreciation post on Twitter, the International Cricket Council (ICC) acknowledged Molly Strano’s achievement. The post as below:
🔥 100 wickets in WBBL
👏 One 👌 catch
🎉 And a Super Over win
— ICC (@ICC) November 15, 2020
Mignon du Preez and Meg Lanning played knocks of 40 runs each in the Melbourne Renegades against Melbourne Stars match on Sunday and led their team to a total of 165/8 in twenty overs. In the end, Natalie Sciver (24) and Alana King (27) added a few quick runs, crossing the 150 runs mark.
While Molly Strano is the tournament’s leading wicket-taker, Jess Jonassen, with 85 wickets, is second on the list, followed by Sarah Aley (84-wicket) and Marizanne Kapp (83-wicket). Earlier, on Saturday, Sophie Devine, the New Zealand all-rounder, became the first player to reach 100 sixes in the tournament.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) November 15, 2020
Sophie Devine played an unbeaten knock of 77-run with 9 wickets and 31 balls to spare to take Perth Scorchers over the line. Sophie Devine smashed 3 sixes during her innings and as a result, she went past the mark of 100 sixes in WBBL tournament.