Jemimah Rodrigues guided Northern Superchargers to victory along with her 92* off 42 balls.© Twitter
Indian batter Jemimah Rodrigues slammed 92 off simply 43 balls to assist Northern Superchargers register a thumping win over Welsh Fire at Headingley in The Hundred on Saturday. While skipper Lauren Winfield Hill, Laura Wolvaardt, and Hollie Armitage struggled to get their ft in, Rodrigues took on the bowlers and single-handedly propelled Northern Superchargers to a win. Chasing 131, Superchargers acquired off to a worst attainable begin as they misplaced Winfield with no run on the scoreboard. Superchargers had been thrown right into a precarious place once they Wolvaardt and Armitage with simply seven runs on board.
While Rodrigues saved smashing boundaries, Hayley Matthews dismissed Bess Heath on the 18th ball of the match to additional dent Superchargers” hopes.
However, Rodrigues stitched an unbeaten 112- run stand with Alice Davidson Richards to steer Superchargers to an exhilarating win with 15 balls to spare.
The Indian batter smashed 17 fours and one superb six in her innings. Richards assisted Rodrigues with a 28-ball 23 within the match.
Earlier put in to bat first, Welsh Fire scored 130/eight in 100 balls. Hayley Matthews (30) top-scored for the aspect whereas Bryony Smith hit 19 to provide Welsh Fire a flying begin.
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