Husband and wife were seen batting at the same time against Pakistan, became a strange coincidence

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new Delhi: This probably happened for the first time that on the same day and at almost the same time, the husband and wife were on the field against the same opponent for their country at different places. Australia’s fast bowler (Mitchell Starc) was playing against Pakistan (1st Test) at Rawalpindi ground, while his wife (Alyssa Healy) played for Australia (AUSW vs PAKW) in the Women’s Cricket World Cup match against Pakistan. Had landed. The interesting thing is that both were also seen batting at the same time. Wicketkeeper and opening batsman Alyssa played a match-winning innings (72 runs) for the team at Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. He was declared player of the match. Stark and Alyssa married six years ago. Both are important players of their respective teams and often reach the stadium to cheer each other.

Pakistan lost in women’s cricket
The men’s match was a draw, but the women’s match was won by the Australia team. Australia defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the Women’s World Cup on the back of the brilliant batting of opener Alyssa Healy and the disciplined performance of their bowlers. Six-time champion Australia captain Meg Lanning won the toss and elected to bowl. Australian bowlers took wickets at regular intervals. No batsman could play for Pakistan except captain Bismah Maroof (78*) and all-rounder Alia Riaz (53). Both shared a 99-run partnership, with the help of which Pakistan scored 190 runs for six wickets. Star wicketkeeper Alyssa (72) scored a half-century for Australia. Australia won the match with 15.2 overs to spare.

Men’s match was a drawOn the other hand, Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq scored centuries in both the innings of the first Test cricket match against Australia which ended in a draw. Together with his opening partner Abdullah Shafiq, he also created a new record. The Australian bowlers struggled to pick up wickets throughout the match and ended up picking up only four wickets. Imam, playing his first Test match since November 2019, scored 157 runs in the first innings which was declared finished by Pakistan at 476 for four. He remained unbeaten on 111 in the second innings.

[Attribution to NBT]

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