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Kerr, New Zealand women set up records

Amelia Kerr’s double century and five-wicket haul have helped New Zealand seal any other victory by way of over 300 runs within the 0.33 ODI towards Ireland women at Castle Avenue, Dublin. They posted 440/three with the bat in 305-run win.

Kerr, New Zealand women set up records
Amelia Kerr. Photo: NZ Cricket/White Ferns


New Zealand women become the primary crew to put up 3 consecutive 400-plus totals in ODI cricket. They posted a world-record 490/four and 418 within the first two suits towards Ireland. Previously, South Africa males had been the one crew with two consecutive 400-plus totals.

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Kerr and Leigh Kasperek placed on 295 runs for the second-wicket, the best partnership for the second-wicket in women’s ODIs. Kasperek scored 113 off 105 balls together with 10 fours.

Kerr become the joint third-youngest (17 years and 243 days) feminine to attain an ODI hundred. She become the primary girl to attain a double hundred on this layout after Belinda Clark, who had scored 229* towards Denmark in Mumbai in 1997. Kerr surpassed Clark’s listing together with her 232* runs from 145 deliveries.

The 17-year-old broke the listing with two fours and one six in final 3 balls of New Zealand’s innings.

Apart from two sixes, Kerr hit 31 fours which is the best in women’s ODIs and second-best in the back of Rohit Sharma’s 33 when he hit 264 in 2014.

Kerr was once now not carried out but within the fit as she took her maiden five-wicket haul – five/17 in seven overs. She become the primary cricketer to attain a double century and take a five-for in the similar ODI fit. Previously, none controlled to take a wicket in the similar fit they scored 200, each in males’s cricket and women’s cricket.

New Zealand knocked down Ireland to 135 in 44 overs sealing a 305-run victory. They become the primary crew to win by way of 300-plus runs in 3 consecutive suits.


Brief rankings:

New Zealand women 440/three in 50 overs (Kerr 232*, Kasperek 113, Satterthwaite 61; Lewis 1/81)

Ireland women 135/10 in 44 overs (Raymond-Hoey 41; Kerr five/17, Rowe 2/24, Watkin 1/7)

New Zealand women received by way of 305 runs

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