WPL 2023: Who is Tara Norris, the cricketer to have 1st 5-wicket haul in Women's Premier League?
In the second match of the Women’s Premier League 2023, Delhi Capitals defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 60 runs. In the match played at Brabourne Stadium, Delhi Capitals scored 223 runs batting first. RCB was given a target of 224 runs, chasing which the Bangalore team could only score 163 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 8 wickets. DC’s Tara Norris from has made the first fifer in WPL by taking 5 wickets.
Yes! You read that right, Tara Norris has taken the first 5-wicket haul from Delhi and for the first time in the Women’s Premier League. Tara had created panic in the match against RCB with her bowling. She has done the feat of taking 4 wickets in first two overs. She had dashed RCB’s hopes with his bowling.
Alice Parry’s wicket is also included in these four wickets. Tara had given Delhi a big success by bowling Parry. At the same time, Tara took 5 wickets for just 29 runs in four overs. Along with this, it is also the first 5 wicket haul of the tournament.
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Who is Tara Norris?
For the unversed, Tara Norris is 24 years old, who is an American player. Left-arm fast bowler Norris was bought by DC in the auction for Rs 10 lakh and is the only player from the Associated Nations in the first season of the Women’s Premier League. Moreover, She is the only player from America to participate in this league. Seeing the way she has performed in her debut match, it would not be wrong to say that she will emerge as a star by the end of the tournament.
Tara has confirmed her place in Sohail Tanveer’s exclusive club. Significantly, Sohail holds the record of taking the first 5 wicket haul in the history of IPL. Sohail did this feat on behalf of Rajasthan Royals by Pakistani bowler Sohail Tanvir against Chennai Super Kings on 4 May 2008.
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