Dottin's unbeaten 68 in vain as Northern Superchargers defeat Manchester Originals by seven wickets

By August 21, 2022
Deandra Dottin smashed 68 from just 30 balls but Manchester Originals went down by seven wickets to Northern Superchargers. Deandra Dottin smashed 68 from just 30 balls but Manchester Originals went down by seven wickets to Northern Superchargers.

Deandra Dottin’s unbeaten 68 proved to be in vain as Manchester Originals’ Women went down by seven wickets with a ball to spare against Northern Superchargers (Women) in a thrilling encounter at Leeds on Sunday.

Dottin’s 30-ball 68 that included five fours and six sixes helped MO to 160-3 from the hundred balls. Opener Lizelle Lee's 27-ball 40 and Sophie Ecclestone’s 17-ball 24 were significant contributions to what seemed like a winning score.

However, Northern Superchargers recovered from 106-3 with 24 balls remaining to snatch victory at the death thanks to a whirlwind knock from Laura Wolvaardt, who smashed an unbeaten 90 from just 49 balls.

The South African batter clubbed 13 fours and two sixes to propel her side to what seemed like an unlikely victory.

Alyssa Healy contributed 28 from 18 balls and Hollie Armitage 24 from 20 also made useful contributions.

Dottin proved a tad expensive with the ball conceding 34 runs from 19 balls.

Kate Cross 1-26 from 20 balls and Emma Lamb 1-23 from 15 were MO’s best bowlers.

 

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