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

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

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

White Ferns teenager Amelia Kerr has smashed her way into cricketing folklore with a world record knock.

The Australian was the first person to score a double hundred in ODI cricket when she amassed 229 against Denmark in Mumbai in 1997. Kerr carried her bat through and her innings was studded with 31 fours and two sixes.

Amelia Kerr in action against Ireland Women
Amelia Kerr in action against Ireland Women

New Zealand batter Amelia Kerr created history on Wednesday when she blasted a record-breaking unbeaten 232 against Ireland to become the second woman to score an ODI double-hundred at Dublin.

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

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Kerr's 232 is the third-best in all ODI cricket, after Rohit Sharma's 264 for India against Sri Lanka in 2014 and fellow New Zealander Martin Guptill's 237no against Windies during the 2015 World Cup. Once Kerr was done demonstrating that she was wise beyond her years with the bat, she let a few of her legbreaks rip to cooly pocket a five-wicket haul and end Ireland's miserable week with their third successive defeat by 300-plus runs.

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. But the real frenzy began only after Ireland leggie Gaby Lewis - another 17-year-old - dismissed Satterthwaite, making room for Leigh Kasperek to arrive and join forces with Kerr for a partnership with 295 runs off just 199 balls.

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New Zealand now move across the Irish Sea to face England and South Africa in a T20 tri-series, from June 20-July 1, before a three-ODI series against England from July 9-15.

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).

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