Amelia Kerr’s unbeaten 232 off 145 balls helped her enter record books as she became the highest individual run-scorer ever in women’s ODI cricket on Wednesday. Going past Belinda Clark’s 21-year-old record of 229 not out with her blistering unbeaten knock of 232 in the third ODI against Ireland on Wednesday (June 13).
Kerr is now the second women and seventh overall cricketer to go past the 200-run mark in one-day international cricket. Kerr also became the joint third-youngest (17 years and 243 days) woman to score an ODI century when she was promoted to open the innings for the first time in her career.
Mithali Raj holds the record for the youngest to an ODI century when she got to that feat at 16 years and 205 days, also against Ireland. Three of the top five centuries scored by the youngest players were scored against Ireland.