SA woman cricketer hits 160 of team’s 169 runs; 9 are extras
IN U-19 CLUB TOURNAMENT
NEW DELHI: An unparalleled show of dominance has occurred in cricket. An under-19 game in South Africa saw a single player — Shania Lee-Swart — scoring all the runs, leading her team to victory. The under-19 women’s match between Mpumalanga and Easterns in Pretoria saw LeeSwart smash 160 out of 169 runs for Mpumalanga. The rest scored 0.Extraswerethenextbestscorers with nine.
Mpumalanga chose to bat and werereducedto19/3butLee-Swart shared a 50-run partnership with Yonella Vellolo to revive the innings. But Mpumalanga once again stuttered as they were reducedto108/8.However,a61-run partnership was strung between Swart and Nicholate Phiri as they ended on 169/8. Swart‘s contribution amounted to 95 percent of the team’s total, which is comfortably the highest in any format.