The Hundred: Alice Capsey weighs in on comeback from injury as Oval Invincibles top Trent Rockets |  cricket news

The Hundred: Alice Capsey weighs in on comeback from injury as Oval Invincibles top Trent Rockets | cricket news

Trent Rockets’ Alana King throws 10 straight point balls in a losing effort as the defending champions Oval Invincibles outplay Nat Sciver’s team at Trent Bridge; Alice Capsey, Marizanne Kapp and Suzie Bates star as Invincibles hit the 113 target with a ball to spare

Last update: 08/17/22 6:27 pm

Alice Capsey contributed bat and ball as the Oval Invincibles beat the Trent Rockets at Trent Bridge

Alice Capsey contributed bat and ball as the Oval Invincibles beat the Trent Rockets at Trent Bridge

Alice Capsey contributed to her comeback from injury as the defending champion Oval Invincibles made it two wins out of three this season after outscoring hometown team Trent Rockets by five wickets with one ball remaining…

match history

Capsey missed the Invincibles’ loss to the Southern Brave on Sunday with an ankle injury, but made his presence felt at Trent Bridge, contributing 24 of 18 balls after being involved in three of the wickets to fall 112-8. by Rocket.

Two fours and a six from the right hand, along with New Zealand’s Suzie Bates’ 32-ball 41, seemed to have the Invincibles sailing to victory and the requirement was five of the last 10 balls.

However, Rockets spinner Bryony Smith took two wickets and gave up just three runs of the next eight deliveries, before Marizanne Kapp (34-for-27) took all four winners over middle ground.

With the ball, Capsey caught Marie Kelly (0) in her own bowling game, took out Katherine Brunt (1) after dropping a catch on the non-striker’s stumps, and then caught Sarah Glenn in the bowling game of Eva Gray as Rockets. he lost five wickets in his last 16 balls.

Nat Sciver (59 of 48) was the leading scorer for the Rockets but got no real support with Elyse Villani (17 of 16) as the next leading scorer.

Gray was the most prolific and economical member of the Invincibles attack, ruling out Mignon du Preez (10 of 11) as well as Glenn, as he gave up only 16 runs of his 20 balls, half of which were points.

In the chase, the Invincibles went from 73-1 after 54 balls to 80-3 after 60 when Glenn represented Capsey and Bates, and were still at 80 after 70 balls when Alana King threw 10 straight point deliveries in the middle of figures of 0. -8 of his 20 balls.

Kapp then replaced Invincibles, hitting four caps, one off Glenn and three off Sciver, before sealing his fifth win after a late wobble.

Nat Sciver's undefeated half century was in vain for the Rockets

Nat Sciver’s undefeated half century was in vain for the Rockets

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Whats Next?

Thursday’s Hundreds come from The Ageas Bowl in Southampton when the Southern Brave host Manchester Originals, with men’s and women’s games available for free via a live stream on skysports.com, the Sky Sports app and the Sky YouTube channel. Sports Cricket.

Brave vs Originals

August 18, 2022, 3:00 p.m.

To live

Brave vs Originals

August 18, 2022, 18:30

To live

The Brave women’s team finished runner-up last season and has started this campaign with back-to-back wins. They’ll try to do those three in a row when they take on the Originals starting at 3:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, the men’s team of Brave won the 2021 edition of The Hundred, but will need a sharp turn in fortune to repeat the feat after an opening night win with three straight losses. Since then, James Vince plays Jos Buttler’s Originals starting at 7 pm

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