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WPL Record: Marizanne Kapp Equalls The Best Bowling Economy In An Innings Record In WPL History

During the fourth game at the WPL 2024, South African all-rounder Marizanne Kapp recorded the bowling figures of 4-1-5-3. During that match, Marizanne Kapp ended with a bowling economy rate of 1.25.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 02.03.2024
WPL Record: Marizanne Kapp Equals The Best Bowling Economy In An Innings Record In WPL History

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During the fourth game at the WPL 2024, South African all-rounder Marizanne Kapp had an important role with the ball during Delhi Capitals Women’s first win of the season by thrashing UP Warriorz Women by nine wickets. In that game, the 34-year-old right-arm medium bowler Kapp equalled the record for the best bowling economy rate in a WPL innings.


Marizanne Kapp’s bowling figures 4-1-5-3 controlled Warriorz's batting line-up, who only managed to score 119/9 in 20 overs. In reply, Delhi Capitals chased the target in 14.3 overs after losing only one wicket.

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Marizanne Kapp equalled the record for the best bowling economy rate in a WPL innings

During that match, Marizanne Kapp ended with a bowling economy rate of 1.25. It was the equal of the best bowling economy rate in a WPL innings. Kapp delivered 19 dot balls during that incredible bowling performance and only conceded five singles.

Kapp is one of the famous South African Women cricketers. Apart from strong international batting records, Kapp is also the second most wicket-taker for South African Women in their Women’s ODI and Women’s T20I cricket history. She was the third bowler and first South African Women's bowler to record a hat-trick in Women's T20I history.


Hayley Matthews was the previous record-holder

During the WPL 2023 Final, where Mumbai Indians Women faced Delhi Capitals Women, Mumbai Indians Women’s Caribbean off-spinner Hayley Matthews named the record for the best bowling economy rate in a WPL innings with the bowling figures 4-2-5-3. Undoubtedly, Matthews also finished with a bowling economy rate of 1.25 after completing her four overs quota.

 

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