Alyssa Healy sets new Guinness Record for highest catch – Watch Video

Must Read

A Global Internet Shutdown Is likely In The Next 48 hrs

ANI | Internet users across the globe may experience widespread network failures as the key domain servers are slated...

Google is simplifying mobile data usage by Google Fi aka Project Fi

Google is expanding its Project Fi service to iPhones and more Android phones across brands like Samsung, LG, Motorola...

Amazon working on a game streaming platform: Report

San Francisco, April 5 (IANS) Amazon is reportedly working on a full-fledged cloud gaming platform under the code name...
Knowledge Stall Deskhttps://knowledgestall.com
At Knowledge Stall, we are going to quench the thirst of knowledge. We are going to try our level best in providing you the latest trending news about lifestyle, technology and other informative sectors

Alyssa Healy sets new Guinness Record for highest catchAustralian wicket-keeper batswoman Alyssa Healy has set a new Guinness World Record for the highest catch of a cricket ball’ at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

The 28-year-old achieved that feat while promoting women’s World T20 which will be held next year.

- Advertisement -

Healy caught a ball, which was dropped from a drone, 80 metres above the MCG surface to break the previous Guinness record of 62 meters set by an Englishman Kristan Baumgartner in 2016.

The right-hand batswoman made several unsuccessful attempts before getting it right but once she gets the record catch, Healy was purely elated.

“After I didn’t get a hand on the first practice and then the next one went straight through my gloves there was cause for concern. You don’t get the cue from the ball going up in the air off the bat and it was swinging a lot on the way down because it just gets dropped,” Cricket.com.au quoted Healy, as saying after her early attempts at a 64m catch were unsuccessful.

“As you can tell in the video, it was pure elation to get it, I didn’t want everyone to come and not get the record so when I’d secured it in the gloves I carried on like a bit of a pork chop but overjoyed to break the record,” she added.

 There are twelve more months go for the T20 World Cup where Aussie women will be aiming to defend their title. The tournament is slated to end on March 8 which marks the International Women’s Day.

“It’s a nice correlation between what the ICC and Cricket Australia are trying to work towards in breaking the world record for attendance at a women’s sporting fixture for the final on International Women’s Day,” Healy said.

Australia and India will play the opening match of the World Cup at Sydney Showground Stadium on February 21.

 

(Source: ANI)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

We succeeded in saving country from stage 3: Health Minister

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said we have saved India from going...

Dietary supplements important weapon for fighting off COVID-19

New York, April 25 (IANS) Supplements containing vitamins C and D and other micronutrients are a safe, effective and low-cost means of helping your...

Instagram launches in-app food delivery to support businesses

San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing app Instagram has launched a new feature that allows food orders to be placed through...

India has so far gifted $5 million medical supplies to world to combat Covid-19

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India has gifted USD 5 million worth of medicines and other Covid-19 related supplies to the world so far...

India needs to incentivise charger manufacturing: Top industry body

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Smartphone chargers and Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) are two mobile components that could help India achieve its manufacturing...

No exponential rise in Covid-19 cases in country: Health Ministry

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Centre said on Thursday that the rise in coronavirus cases in the country has been more or less...

Google will now verify all of its advertisers on its platforms

San Francisco, April 23 (IANS) To provide greater transparency and equip users with more information about who is advertising to them, Google on Thursday...

HP to provide free resources to students, educators in India

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) PC and printer major HP Inc. on Wednesday announced its partnership with educational content provider Gamooz in India to...

Can Facebook become Amazon of the world with Reliance Jio?

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Mark Zuckerberg-run Facebook has interestingly chosen India to begin its global ecommerce journey with investing $5.7 billion (approx. Rs...

More Articles Like This