New Zealand cricket board is currently hosting 3 matches ODI series between Australian women and New Zealand women. Earlier, in the T20 series, the series decider match washed out due to rain and hence Ausw vs Nzw series ended up in a tie with a 1-1 win. But now after winning the first 2 ODI matches of the Aus women vs Nz women ODI series, Australia already wins the series by 2-0 with one game remaining. Meanwhile, during the second ODI, Australian fielder Ellyse Perry puts her 100% effort to save a six.
It all happened in the 37th over of the 2nd ODI when kiwis Maddy Green was facing spinner, Georgia Wareham. The New Zealand team was already struggling as they had lost five wickets for 166 runs and still needed to score 100+ runs to win the match. Meanwhile, Australian fielder Ellyse Perry’s six saving effort worked as an energy booster for the bowler.
On the fourth ball of the 37th over, Maddy Green tries hard to hit the ball out of the boundary, however, Perry’s effort was enough to save the six and hence Kiwis gets only 2 runs instead of a six.
The video of the incident is getting viral over the internet. Here below attaching the video of the same.
Here’s the video of Ellyse Perry Effort During Ausw vs Nzw 2nd ODI
Ellyse Perry doing legendary things on one leg in a cricket field. Regular stuff. pic.twitter.com/XvbtqkHgHV
— Annesha Ghosh (@ghosh_annesha) April 7, 2021
In the video, it can be seen clearly that Ellyse was about to catch the ball, however, she couldn’t hold herself to maintain the balance and hence she threw the ball inside the boundary to save the six.
Earlier in the match, New Zeland women after winning the toss invited the visitor’s team to bat first at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. Meanwhile, during the first inning of the match, Australia managed to score a good total, they set a target of 271 in front of the Kiwis women. It was a do or die match for the Nz women, as Aus women were up in the series with 1 win.
New Zealand bundled out for only 200 runs and hence lost the match by 71 runs. And also lost the series by a 0-2 margin with the remaining 1 match. Australian batter R Haynes awarded with the player of the match for her 87 runs.