BBC UK – New Zealand teenager Amelia Kerr set a new world batting record in women’s one-day cricket with her unbeaten 232 against Ireland in Dublin.

Summary

  • New Zealand teenager Amelia Kerr set a new world batting record in women’s one-day cricket with her unbeaten 232 against Ireland in Dublin.
  • Kerr, 17, broke the record total during the third match of the series, a few days after the White Ferns scored 490-4 – cricket’s highest-ever ODI total.
  • Kerr then took 5-17 with the ball as Ireland were bowled out for 135, chasing a huge 441 to win.
  • Australia’s Belinda Clark had held the record – 229* against Denmark in 1997, three years before Kerr was born.
  • Kerr’s 232* is the third highest score in ODI cricket history.


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