Australia’s wicket-keeper batswoman Alyssa Healy on Sunday broke MS Dhoni’s record of having most dismissals as a wicket-keeper in the shortest format of the game. She achieved the feat against New Zealand in the second T20I of the three-match series at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane. Healy now has 92 dismissals in the shortest format of the game, while Dhoni had record 91 dismissals in T20 internationals.
Dhoni had played 98 T20Is for India, and he managed to achieve 91 dismissals in that. On the other hand, Healy has played 114 T20Is for the Southern Stars (Australia) and now she has 92 dismissals to her credit. Dhoni is currently playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The former Indian skipper had announced his retirement from international cricket on August 15.
On the other hand, after the T20I series against New Zealand, Healy will be seen for Australia in the upcoming three-match ODI series against the same opponent. Earlier Australia’s opening batter Alyssa Healy has said that there is no need for domestic competitions clashing against each other when it comes to women’s cricket.
Any chance to relive this moment I’m keen for! pic.twitter.com/vmHbrFnu6H
— Alyssa Healy (@ahealy77) September 25, 2020
The Women’s T20 Challenge will be played in the UAE in the playoff week of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the tournament is set to clash with the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL). With both tournaments clashing against each other, the availability of the overseas players for the Indian competition is a big reason to worry.