The women's XI have never been as outclassed as they were by New Zealand in a nightmare one day international trilogy.
Kelly, 58, was talking to Good Morning Britain ahead of Wednesday’s instalment of Lorraine.
The Test is viewed by England as an essential part of their preparation for the Ashes series, which is expected to begin only 11 days after the World Cup final is played at Lord's.
Captain Joe Root and coach Trevor Bayliss both dismissed the claims made in the Middle East-based television station's programme 'Cricket's Match-Fixers'.
The 39-year-old, who holds the Irish first-class record for most runs in a match with his 231 against the United Arab Emirates in 2015, has called time after featuring in Ireland's inaugural Test against Pakistan earlier this month.
The 34-year-old has been a titanic figure in the Proteas' middle order for more than a decade and will go down as one of their greatest ever batsmen.
When Tim Murtagh grabbed his sixth wicket of the match, Pakistan were a barely credible 14-3 in pursuit of 160 to win and Ireland's dreams of becoming only the fourth side to win after having to follow on were nudging into expectation territory.