Dawn – New Zealand teenager Amelia Kerr shattered a world batting record in women’s One Day International (ODI) cricket with a blistering 232 not out against Ireland on Wednesday.

Summary

  • New Zealand teenager Amelia Kerr shattered a world batting record in women’s One Day International (ODI) cricket with a blistering 232 not out against Ireland on Wednesday.
  • Kerr amassed the record total just days after her team’s 490 for four against Ireland set a record for cricket’s highest-ever ODI total.
  • It was just nice to get the opportunity to open and get some time out in the middle,” Kerr told the New Zealand Cricket website.
  • Kerr was also involved in the second-highest partnership in women’s ODI cricket, as she and Leigh Kasperek (113) put on a mammoth 285 runs for the second wicket.
  • Kerr also starred with the ball, taking five for 17 in seven overs as New Zealand went on to beat Ireland by 305 runs after dismissing the hosts for 135 in Dublin.


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