alice capsey 16 year old hit half century in the hundred for oval invincibles vs london spirit
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- 16-year-old Alice Capsi scored a half-century against London Spirit
- Ellis Capsi hit 10 fours during his innings
- Oval Invincibles beat London Spirit by 15 runs
LondonThe fifth match of The Hundred Women’s competition between Oval Invincibles and London Spirit was played at Lord’s on Sunday. Oval Invincibles won the match by 15 runs. The hero of the victory of the Oval Invincibles was 16-year-old Alice Capsi, who scored a brilliant half-century in the match. Young Elise Capsi came to the opening and won the hearts of the audience with her quick knock.
Let us tell you that the Oval Invincibles got the invitation to bat first. Davis did not even allow Georgia Adams to open the account and gave the first blow to the Invincibles by clean bowling. This wicket had no effect on 16-year-old Ellis Capsi and he scored 59 runs in 41 balls with the help of 10 fours. Meanwhile, Grace Gibbs (12) was dismissed lbw by Deepti Sharma while Fran Wilson (2) was caught by Dean on his own ball.
Capsi found good support from captain Dan van Niekerk (29) and the two shared an 80-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Dattani ended young Ellis’ innings by being caught out at the hands of Davis. Dottin got Nikerk out caught by Dean. Oval Invincibles team scored 132 runs in 100 balls for the loss of 7 wickets. Naomi Dattani took two wickets for London. Freya Davis, Diandra Dottin, Deepti Sharma and Charlotte Dean got one wicket each.
Heather Knight and Gibson’s innings didn’t work
Chasing the target of 133 runs, London Spirit did not have a good start. Villiers got Diandra Dottin (14) caught by Gibbs and Nikirk sent Naomi Duttani (8) to the dugout. London Spirit’s captain Heather Knight (40) played a strong shot from one end, but she did not get support from the other end. Deepti Sharma (3) was run out. Chloe Tryon (9) and Freya Davis (0) were also dismissed frequently.
Heather Knight’s innings was stopped by Nickark. Knight scored 40 runs in 29 balls with the help of 5 fours and a six. Then Daniel Gibson scored an unbeaten 30 runs in 13 balls with the help of 4 fours and a six, but she could not win the team. London Spirit’s team could score 117 runs in 100 balls for the loss of 7 wickets. Dan Van Niekerk took the maximum three wickets for the Oval Invincibles. Tash Farrant had two successes. One wicket came in the account of Maddy Villiers. Ellis Capsi was adjudged the player of the match for his brilliant performance.
Oval Invincibles – 132/7 in 100 balls (Alice Capsi 59, Naomi Dattani 2 wickets)
London Spirit – 117/7 in 100 balls (Heather Knight 40, Dan Wayne Niekerk 3 wickets)
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