Malyhsa Kelly leads defensive statistics in Suncorp Netball standings

by March 18th, 2017

Jamaica’s sunshine girls captain Malysha Kelly leads the statistic rankings as the best defender in the Suncorp Super netball in Australia after four rounds of matches.

Using a calculations that takes into consideration the number of interceptions, deflections, rebounds, contacts, obstructions and turnover  Kelly who plays as goal defense for the Adelaide Thunderbirds leads the way with 1.69 points per minute.

The Jamaican has played 164 minutes so far this season features in all the main stat categories, she has 10 interceptions, 17 deflections , 5 rebounds, with only two turnovers.

The giants leads the standings on maximum eight points, with Kelly’s team Thunderbirds at the foot of the table two points, with only one win in four outings.

In last night’s action Jamaica’s top shooter Romelda Aiken was on the losing end as her team Queensland firebirds were beaten 66-50 by the Melbourne Vixens who jumped into second place on the table dominated in all areas of the court .

Aiken who leads the individual rebound tally with 32 scored 37 goals from 46 attempts for the firebirds who now slips to fourth in the standings.

In the other game on the night, the Sunshine Coast Lightning grabbed a 51-50 victory over the Collingwood Magpies.