Alyssa Healy hopes for ‘a little bit of luck’ to end run of low scores

Alyssa Healy will trust her instincts as she looks to put an end to the run of low scores that has brought two years of prolific returns to a juddering halt just before the T20 World Cup.

Healy made scores of 9, 1, 0, 1, 4 in the tri-series against England and India – the first time she has made five single-digit scores in a row in T20Is – and followed that with 9 against South Africa in Australia’s final warm-up match before the tournament starts on Friday in Sydney when they face India.

The ragged start to her 2020 comes after two outstanding years . In 2018, she averaged 41.28 with a strike rate of 145.95, during which Australia won the previous T20 World Cup, and in 2019, where her average was 53.14 with a strike rate of 173.02, including the world record 148 not out against Sri Lanka.

Healy has been given the full backing to continue with a “high risk” style of play by coach…

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