Mitchell Starc picks up a wicket at the same time when Alyssa Healy hit a boundary 2948 kms away
Both Starc and Healy shone in their respective matches in England and West Indies.
Updated - Oct 1, 2019 11:48 am
Mitchell Starc and Alyssa Healy have given couple goals to many ever since they tied the knots on April 15, 2016. The duo met when they were nine-year-olds. Their meeting took place during a match in the Northern District Junior Cricket Association where they were playing against each other. Ever since, the duo has been extremely appreciative of each other.
Recently, the power couple was involved in a moment of co-incidence. Both the husband and wife are busy plying their trade in international fixtures. Even as Starc is busy playing the 2019 Ashes versus England, Healy is in the West Indies, playing an ODI series. On Sunday, September 8, while Starc was a part of the fourth Test, Healy was involved in the second One Dayer.
They are a stunning 2,948 kilometres away from each other. The co-incidental part was that when Starc got a wicket in England’s run-chase at the Old Trafford in Manchester, Healy smacked a boundary in North Sound. The video of the same was uploaded by Lisa Sthalekar.
The former Australian women’s cricketer captioned the video and wrote, “So Starc gets a wicket & at the same time 2948 kms Healy smacks a 4. Love watching them both!!,”
Here is the video
So Starc gets a wicket & at the same time 2948 kms Healy smacks a 4. Love watching them both!! pic.twitter.com/ANzWQNprre
— Lisa Sthalekar (@sthalekar93) September 8, 2019
Starc and Healy wreaking havoc
Starc had to warm the benches in the first three Tests at the Edgbaston, Lord’s and Headingley. But he included for the fourth Test and the move worked well for the Australian team. The southpaw scored a fifty to start his campaign. Then he picked up three wickets of Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow and Stuart Broad to give his team a lead of 196 runs after the first innings.
In the fourth innings, he looked effective as well, though he could only manage the solitary wicket of Bairstow. As far as Healy in concerned, she was the Player of the Match in the first ODI in the Caribbean, Opening the batting, he got 122 runs off 105 balls with the help of 12 fours and two sixes.
The masterclass helped his team win the match by 178 runs. In the second match, she carried on from where she left in the opening game. The right-hander blazed away to a 43-ball 58 with 10 fours and one over-boundary. Australia Women won the game in 151 runs and also won the series.