Sport 24 – Dublin – New Zealand teenager Amelia Kerr shattered a world batting record in women’s one-day international cricket with a blistering 232 not out against Ireland on Wednesday.

Summary

  • Dublin – New Zealand teenager Amelia Kerr shattered a world batting record in women’s one-day international 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 one-day international total.
  • Kerr’s 232 is the third-highest individual score by a man or woman in one-day international cricket history.
  • At 17 years and 243 days, Kerr is the youngest double-centurion in international men’s or women’s cricket.
  • Kerr then starred with the ball, the leg-spinner taking five for 17 in seven overs as New Zealand’s women went on to beat Ireland by 305 runs after dismissing the hosts for 135 in Dublin.


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