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Watch: Grace Harris slams 42 ball ton, fastest in WBBL

By Chaitanya Laxman

Brisbane Heat batter Grace Harris unleashed her furry in the WBBL and slammed the fastest hundred in the history of the tournament. The Aussie cricketer’s 42 ball hundred left Melbourne Stars stunned.

Harris delivers win in just 11th over

Melbourne Stars had a poor outing against the Heats. Their batting unit failed to come to the party and they scored only 132 runs in 20 overs.

Harris who arrived at the crease as the opener began her onslaught from the word go and finished the game in a hurry.

Courtesy of her sensational hundred the team won the match in the 11th over itself with ten wickets in the kitty.

Harris smashed 13 fours and six sixes in her innings which broke the record for the fastest hundred in the history of the WBBL.

Watch: Harris brings out her best to destroy Stars

The right-hand batter was ruthless against the Stars’ bowlers who were running out of ideas to contain her.

Stars used seven bowlers but there was no reprieve for the team. You can watch Harris’ record-breaking hundred here-

Harris hits six with one to win

There was plenty of excitement in the game as Heat needed just one run to win and the right hand batter was playing on 95.

But then she launched one straight down the track to register the fastest hundred of the tournament.

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This is Harris’ second hundred in WBBL and this one is even more special as it arrived it in just 42 balls.

With this sensational batting, the Aussie batter has broken Ashleigh Gardner’s record who had slammed a hundred in just 47 balls.

Harris has featured in 11 T20Is scoring 120 runs. But what stands out is her average of 155.84.

She had slammed her first hundred in WBBL in 2015 when she hammered 103 runs off 55 balls against Sydney Sixers.

Chaitanya Laxman

Smitten by cricket, green mountains, and written words, Chaitanya is engrossed with cricket stats and analysis. But cricket commentary is what he savors the most.