New Zealand cricketer Sophie Divine has created history by scoring the fastest century of women’s T20 cricket. He made these records for the Wellington team in the match against Otago in the New Zealand domestic T20 league. Sophie Devine completed a century off just 36 balls. Sophie Devine scored an unbeaten 108 off 38 balls. He hit 9 sixes and as many fours in this best innings. That is, out of 108, he made only 18 balls with the help of fours and sixes. Thanks to Devine’s extraordinary innings, Wellington Blaze beat Otago Sparks by ten wickets.
In this match, Otago Sparks batted first. However, the team could score only 128 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Haley Jenson scored the most 35 runs for the team. In his innings of 26 balls, he also hit four fours. Apart from Haley, Millie Cowan contributed 29 while captain Katie Martin contributed 27 runs. In response, only Devine dominated from Wellington. Devine won the team for the first wicket with an unbroken partnership of 131 runs in 8.4 overs. Captain Maddy Green remained unbeaten after scoring 20 runs in 15 balls at the other end.
Broke Ten Year Old Record
Sophie Devine broke ten-year-old Diandra Dottin’s record for fastest women’s T20 century. The West Indies batsman had scored the fastest century in women’s T20 cricket by scoring a century in 38 balls in 2010. There was also an accident in Devine’s innings when one of his sixes hit the face of a child sitting in the audience. Although it was not as serious. Divine also went to meet the girl after the match.