Amelia Kerr: Teenager sets ODI batting world record

BBC News Sports 4 months ago

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.

The Wellington player, whose average was 29, scored 31 fours and two sixes.

Australia's Belinda Clark had held the record - 229* against Denmark in 1997, three years before Kerr was born.

Kerr's 232 is third highest in ODI cricket history.

India men's player Rohit Sharma is at the top of the pile with his 264 scored against Sri Lanka in 2014, with the unbeaten 237 made by New Zealand's Martin Guptill, against West Indies in 2015, holding second spot.

Highest scores in women's ODIs
Amelia Kerr (New Zealand) 232* v Ireland, 13 June 2018
Belinda Clark (Australia) 229* v Denmark, 16 December 1997
Deepti Sharma (India) 188 v Ireland, 15 May 2017
Chamari Atapattu (Sri Lanka) 178* v Australia, 29 June 2017
Charlotte Edwards (England) 173* v Ireland, 16 December 1997

Source link
Read also:
The Sun Finance 4 months ago
WITH the World Cup around the corner, you're probably already stocking up on snacks and drinks to tuck into when the games are on. Well, you're in...
NDTV News Sports 4 months ago
De Gea said his full focus was now on the World Cup. © AFP A miffed Spain goalkeeper David De Gea on Monday called for a public apology from the...
NDTV News Sports 4 months ago
Lionel Messi will aim to break Diego Maradona's record of most goals as captain © AFP Like the previous editions, the FIFA World Cup 2018 edition...
CNN Sports 4 months ago
They stand on the brink of history, ready to add a record fifth star to the badge and become the first nation to retain the World Cup since Brazil in...
RT Sports 4 months ago
An Israeli woman has filed a lawsuit against her husband after he reportedly threatened to “smash TV sets over her head” if she attempts to prevent...
USA Today Sports 4 months ago
Germany coasted through World Cup qualifying with a perfect record and a European record 43 goals  
BBC News Sports 4 months ago
Egypt's World Cup base is in the former war-torn republic of Russia, where Kadyrov's regime has been criticised for alleged human rights...
NDTV News Sports 4 months ago
Brazil will open their campaign on June 17 against Xherdan Shaqiri starred Switzerland © AFP After facing a World Cup drought since 2006, record...
The Sun Lifestyle 4 months ago
EGYPT come into their first World Cup finals since 1990 full of hope - and with arguably the best Premier League player this season in their ranks... 4 months ago
June 12 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts museum is hoisting a 64-foot-long paper airplane into the air to break a Guinness World Record. The Revolving Museum...
One click to connect
Select a social network to associate your account