Friday, 19 October, 2018

Amelia Kerr, 17, hits highest Women's ODI score of 232

New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr broke Belinda Clark’s 21-year-old record for the highest score in women’s ODI New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr broke Belinda Clark’s 21-year-old record for the highest score in women’s ODI
Sidney Guerrero | 14 June, 2018, 01:26

At just 17, the Kiwi star smashed the record for the highest ever women's ODI score against Ireland. And White Ferns now hold the record for top three totals in one day internationals. The 17-year-old scored unbeaten 232 to break Belinda Clark's 21-year-old record of 229.

DUBLIN: New Zealand´s Amelia Kerr hit a world record 232 not out in the third one-day worldwide against Ireland on Wednesday and then took five wickets to complete a remarkable day for the 17-year-old.

The earlier record of 229 not out in the name former Australian captain Belinda was set when Amelia was not even born.

Before Wednesday, Amelia's highest score was 81 not out and that was her lone fifty-plus innings. The 17-year-old Kerr had scored less than 174 runs in ODI cricket before smashing the Irish bowlers to all parts of the ground during her innings of 232 not out of 145 deliveries.

NASA's Opportunity Rover Hit By Enormous Dust Storm On Mars
Having said that, scientists hope that Opportunity can sustain the Martian dust storm because it has seen worst days. NASA describes the situation as "a dark, perpetual night" shrouding the rover's current home in Perseverance Valley.

She was also involved in the second-highest partnership in women's ODI cricket, as she and Otago Sparks all-rounder Leigh Kasperek (113) piled on 285-runs for the second-wicket. She has also taken 31 ODI wickets.

In the context of how the stand panned out, Kasperek's 105-ball 113 was a modest attempt at run-making as Kerr effortlessly accumulated boundaries by the dozen.

"New Zealand, who posted a world record for men and women when they scored 490 for four in the first one-day worldwide, now head to England for a triangular Twenty20 series with the hosts and South Africa".

The White Ferns posted a world record 490-4 in a 346-run win the first ODI last Friday (Saturday NZT), then 418 in a 306-run victory in the second ODI on Sunday (Monday NZT).

Recommended

Arron Banks to face MPs in parliamentary showdown over Russian Federation links Arron Banks to face MPs in parliamentary showdown over Russian Federation  links The men then met Mr Paisley - who had been present during some of the session - and Mr Wilson for lunch in a Commons restaurant. Jason and Nigel clashed moments after an exclusive LBC interview with Leave.EU's Arron Banks and Andy Wigmore.

'Missing Types' blood donation campaign begins 'Missing Types' blood donation campaign begins But during the summer months, when blood supply is at its lowest, it's up to the public to help families like the Vandermarks. US health officials say they need to collect more than 13 million blood units annually to meet patients' needs.

Courtney Hadwin gets Golden Buzzer from Howie on America’s Got Talent 2018 Courtney Hadwin gets Golden Buzzer from Howie on America’s Got Talent 2018 America's Got Talent is an American reality television series aired on NBC , and part of the global Got Talent franchise. Courtney Hadwin will go straight to the live shows after her performance on Tuesday's episode of the talent show.

Coalition battles Houthis to liberate Hodeida Coalition battles Houthis to liberate Hodeida The early stages of Wednesday's offensive followed statements from UAE and Saudi officials that military action was necessary. To that end pro-government and UAE forces were trying to secure routes for civilians to leave the city and reach safer areas.

CBBC Newsround: Disney release new trailer of Dumbo film CBBC Newsround: Disney release new trailer of Dumbo film DeVito and Farrell will be joined by other big-name actors such as Eva Green , Michael Keaton and Alan Arkin . The elephant eventually demonstrates that it can fly and is used as a way to make money for the circus.

AT&T wins court approval to buy Time Warner over Trump opposition AT&T wins court approval to buy Time Warner over Trump opposition Shares of AT&T fell about 1.3 percent in after-hours trade following the decision, while Time Warner rose more than 5 percent. It's also worth noting that President Trump has been publicly opposed to the deal since he was on the campaign trail.

With 2 titles, Finals MVP Kevin Durant gets the last word With 2 titles, Finals MVP Kevin Durant gets the last word You don't just have to assemble a roster that can challenge Golden State, but you have to do it at close to their price. The Golden State Warriors are champs again. "I've got a big smile on my face right now", Curry said.

SNP walk out of Commons after weird Speaker row SNP walk out of Commons after weird  Speaker row The Scottish government claims this could prevent it from passing its own laws in these areas for seven years. But Scottish Conservative MP Kirstene Hair decried the SNP's actions.

Fed raises key interest rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes Fed raises key interest rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes The unemployment rate is seen falling to 3.6 percent in 2018, compared to the 3.8 percent forecast in March. The step was needed, the Fed said, to be sure rates stay within the intended boundaries.

Climate change is likely killing ancient baobab trees Climate change is likely killing ancient baobab trees They have been surveying the trees since 2005 and have developed a theory of how they grow, while also documenting the losses. Whatever the reason is, the death of these trees will have a huge impact in the southern African landscape.

Net Neutrality Is Officially Gone. Here's How This Will Affect You Net Neutrality Is Officially Gone. Here's How This Will Affect You The rules also restricted ISPs from charging extra for certain traffic, creating so-called fast lanes for companies and consumers. The Federal Trade Commission will be able to investigate if internet providers engage in anticompetitive behavior.

Trump declares North Korea 'no longer a nuclear threat' Trump declares North Korea 'no longer a nuclear threat' At a news conference wrapping up the summit, Trump told reporters he and Kim "have developed a very special bond". US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said Mr Trump's cost reasoning for halting the exercises was "ridiculous".

Free Taco Bell tacos coming Wednesday - thanks to the Golden State Warriors Free Taco Bell tacos coming Wednesday - thanks to the Golden State Warriors So take your talents to your nearest participating Taco Bell on Wednesday starting at 2 p.m. and ask for your free taco. Taco Bell will give away one free Doritos Locos Taco to every customer at every location across the country.

Migrants transferred to Italian ships to be taken to Spain Migrants transferred to Italian ships to be taken to Spain Among those on board the Aquarius are seven pregnant women, 11 young children and 123 unaccompanied minors. The migrants were rescued in six separate night-time operations in the central Mediterranean on Saturday.

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has license suspended Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has license suspended Meanwhile, Iovine and Pichl say the incident has changed their perspective on being in a same-sex couple in New York City . Interested in Uber? Add Uber as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Uber news, video , and analysis from ABC News.