The Hundred: Jemimah Rodrigues scores yet another 50, becomes highest scorer across men’s and women’s tournament- Jemimah Rodrigues has taken The Hundred by storm after yet another impressive performance for the Northern Superchargers on Tuesday. Playing her fourth game, the Team India star scored yet another half-century, to help the visitors put on a competitive 126 in their first innings. With her 57, Rodrigues became the leading run-scorer across both the men’s and women’s tournaments.
Jemimah Rodrigues came to Northern Superchargers rescue yet again as she scored yet another scintillating half-century on Tuesday. The Team India star took control of the innings, scoring a fighting 44-ball 57 to steer her side to 126. The 20-year-old has scored 223 runs in four games so far, with three half-centuries, at a strike rate of 161.59 and an average of 74.33.
It's a third 5️⃣0️⃣ of #TheHundred for @JemiRodrigues!
What. A. Player. pic.twitter.com/0kUijMXoue
— The Hundred (@thehundred) August 3, 2021
She began The Hundred with a stellar 92* of just 43 deliveries to seal a tricky 131 chase against the Welsh Fire, before following it with a 41-ball 60 against the Trent Rockets. She managed a paltry 14 against the Oval Invincibles, before returning to amongst the runs against the London Spirit.
For context, Rodrigues has scored 68 runs more than her next best challenger in the women’s tournament, With Haley Matthews managing 155 runs in four games so far. Ben Duckett is the leading run-scorer in the men’s tournament, with 191 runs in four innings. Only three players have breached the 150-run mark in The Hundred so far, and Rodrigues is the only one past 200 and is already closing on 250.
The Hundred- London Spirit vs Northern Superchargers: The Superchargers have ridden on Jemimah Rodrigues’ efforts and are unbeaten in The Hundred so far. The side which represents the historic counties of Yorkshire, County Durham and Northumberland, have won three of their four games before their game against the London Spirit, with their match against Manchester Originals getting washed out due to rain.