Sify – [Ireland], June 14 (ANI): New Zealand’s teenage player Amelia Kerr snapped a world record in the women’s ODI cricket by hammering a scintillating unbeaten knock of 232 runs during a match against Ireland in Dublin.

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  • [Ireland], June 14 (ANI): New Zealand’s teenage player Amelia Kerr snapped a world record in the women’s ODI cricket by hammering a scintillating unbeaten knock of 232 runs during a match against Ireland in Dublin.
  • The 17-year-old amassed the record total, including 31 boundaries and two sixes, in 145 balls as she became the highest individual scorer in women’s ODI.
  • The teenager has become the third-highest individual run scorer in the history of men’s and women’s cricket besides also becoming the second woman in the cricketing history to achieve the feat of scoring a double hundred.
  • Kerr’s record comes just few days after New Zealand’s 490 for four against Ireland set a new record for highest-ever total in ODI cricket.
  • This record-breaking knock also helped New Zealand put up a gigantic score of 440 runs on the board as the team defeated Ireland by 305 runs to clinch a series sweep in the three-match ODI.


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