Australia’s keeper-batsman Alyssa Healy broke yet another record today after she scored 170 runs off 138 deliveries against England in the final of the Women’s World Cup 2022. She broke the individual record of the highest score in a world cup final (Men’s and Women’s). The previous record was made by former Aussies legend Adam Gilchrist, who smashed 149 runs against Sri Lanka in the 2007 World Cup.
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Australia Women won the world cup for a record 7th time as they defeated England by 71 runs. Healy, Haynes, and Mooney powered the batting while Schutt, Jonassen, and King have done the rest in bowling.
Alyssa Healy won the player of the match award in the final. Meanwhile, she has also won the player of the series award for her brilliant performance throughout the tournament. She scored the most runs in this World Cup edition surpassing her fellow teammate Rachael Haynes.
Let’s take a look at the players with the individual record of the highest score in a world cup final (Men’s and Women’s).
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Highest score in a World Cup final (Men’s and Women’s):
|Adam Gilchrist||149||Sri Lanka|
|Sir Vivian Richards||138*||England|
N.B: Last Updated on 03/04/2022.