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21 July 2021
India batter Jemimah Rodrigues who is a part of Northern Superchargers side in ‘The Hundred’ tournament is in some fine form with the bat after she notched up a couple of fifties on the trot in the first two games that she played for the franchise. Jemimah scored a 41-ball 60 against Trent Rockets to anchor her side to a total of 149/7 in 100 balls.
Batting first, Jemimah along with captain Lauren Winfield-Hill put up a partnership of 64 runs for the first wicket before Lauren departed for 33 off 29. Superchargers then lost another wicket in a quick succession and were 69/2 when Laura Kimmince came out to bat.
Jemimah and Kimmince stitched a stand of 64 runs for the third wicket. Kimmince scored a quick-fire 13-ball 31 before she was sent back to the pavilion by Johnson. But Jemimah continued with her brilliant display of batting and notched up another half-century.
Later, Trent Rockets were restricted to 122/7 while chasing 150 in 100 balls. Katherine Brunt top-scored with 43* while Nat Sciver notched up 33 off 23. Alice Davidson-Richards and Katie Levick picked up two wickets each.
Jemimah started off the the tournament with an unbeaten 92 against Wesh Fire to win the match for the team in Leeds.