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Glossy Zealand girls individuals 440 for three (Kerr 232*, Kasperek 113) beat Ireland girls individuals a hundred thirty five (Raymond-Hoey 42, Kerr 5-17) by 305 runs

Seventeen-300 and sixty five days-dilapidated Amelia Kerr smashed an unbeaten 232 off a hundred forty 5 balls – the most sensible possible particular person get in girls individuals’s ODIs – going past Belinda Clark’s 229 that became made in 1997 against Denmark in Mumbai. Her file-breaking innings propelled Glossy Zealand girls individuals to 440 for three – their third successive four hundred-plus get against Ireland girls individuals.

Kerr wasn’t performed but. She followed it with occupation-most fantastic returns of 5 for 17 to handbook her personnel to a 305-trot take hang of – the sixth largest in girls individuals’s ODIs. Glossy Zealand also decide the file for the largest victory – by 408 runs against Pakistan in 1997 – and extra recently they had secured wins by margins of over 300 runs within the most foremost two ODIs of this series.

Kerr became on 217 off 141 balls in the initiating of fiftieth over and wanted 13 extra to drop a 21-300 and sixty five days file. She drove the second ball of the over to long-on for a single earlier than hitting two fours and a six on the final three balls of the over to cap the innings to dilemma the new file. She reached the landmark when she smacked seamer Amy Kenealy down the bottom for a six off the final ball of the innings. All told, she hit 31 fours and two sixes.

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After Glossy Zealand opted to bat all but again, new openers Kerr and Amy Satterthwaite, who scored sixty one off forty five balls, dilemma a stable platform by adding 113 runs. The partnership ended within the fifteenth over when Gaby Lewis had Satterthwaite holing out on the leg side. Kerr then combined with Leigh Kasperek, who became promoted to No. three, to amass 295 runs at a trot charge of nearly nine runs per over in 33.1 overs.

Kasperek introduced up her maiden ODI hundred off Ninety seven balls when she ramped Lara Maritz over the keeper’s head for four within the forty sixth over. Martitz bowled Kasperek for 113 two overs later but Kerr became simply unstoppable. Conceding as many as 30 extras, including 18 wides, did no longer relieve Ireland’s dilemma off either.

Kerr then starred alongside with her legspin to rip thru the tear. She began with a maiden after which bowled top-scorer Una Raymond-Hoey (42) around her legs. Ireland had been ninety one for four at that point after 25 overs. They added most fantastic forty four extra earlier than being disregarded in forty four overs. Kerr made mild work of the lower repeat and fittingly sealed victory when she bowled No. Eleven Cara Murray for a duck to conclude with figures of seven-1-17-5.

Kerr ended the three-match series because the pleasant scorer, with 342 runs at a strike charge of 156.88, and the pleasant wicket-taker with eight scalps, to be named the Player of the Sequence.

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