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Updated March 4th, 2024 at 21:44 IST

Glass-shattering six: Ellyse Perry BREAKS car window with POWERFUL shot in WPL 2024

Ellyse Perry confidently stepped down the track and smashed a towering six over the long-on boundary, sending the ball crashing into the car's window.

Reported by: Vishal Tiwari
Ellyse Perry breaks car window
Ellyse Perry breaks car window | Image:JioCinema
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After enduring two consecutive losses in the Women’s Premier League 2024, Royal Challengers Bangalore Women (RCB-W) bounced back with a commanding performance in their fifth fixture against UP Warriorz on Monday, March 4, at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The hosts set a formidable total of 198/3 in their allotted 20 overs, led by their captain Smriti Mandhana's brilliant knock of 80 runs off 50 balls.

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Ellyse Perry breaks car window

Smriti Mandhana's stellar performance was complemented by Ellyse Perry, who contributed a superb half-century, scoring 58 runs from 37 deliveries. Perry's innings included four boundaries and an equal number of sixes, with one particular shot causing a stir as it shattered the window of a sponsor's car parked within the stadium.

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The incident occurred during the fifth ball of the 19th over, bowled by Deepti Sharma. Ellyse Perry confidently stepped down the track and smashed a towering six over the long-on boundary, sending the ball crashing into the car's window. The unexpected turn of events left spectators in awe, and even Perry herself displayed a touch of remorse, acknowledging her mishap with an apologetic gesture, tapping her head over the damage caused to the car.

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On the flip side, the UP Warriorz face a daunting challenge as they endeavor to chase down a formidable target of 199 runs to clinch victory. They have thus far lost 1 wicket for 56 runs on the board. Alyssa Healy is still intact in the middle and is batting well. 

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Published March 4th, 2024 at 21:44 IST

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