Suzy Bates scored 151 runs. (suzie bates instagram)
It was the day of 8 June 2018, when the New Zealand women’s cricket team made the biggest score in the history of ODI cricket.
New Delhi. It was the day of 8 June 2018, when the New Zealand women’s cricket team made the biggest score in the history of ODI cricket. The New Zealand women’s cricket team, known as the White Ferns, scored 491 for 4 on the scoreboard against Ireland in Dublin. The highest score in men’s ODI cricket is 481 runs for 6 wickets, which England made against Australia in 2018. In this match played between Ireland and New Zealand, White Ferns won the toss and decided to bat first. The opening batsmen were Jess Watkin and Suzy Bates. Both these teams got a strong start.
In 19 overs, this opening pair shared a partnership of 172 runs for the first wicket. Watkin made a brilliant 62, but Suzy Bates continued her campaign. He played an innings of 151 runs. After Watkin’s dismissal, Bates joined Maddie Green. The pair added 116 runs for the second wicket. Green played a brilliant innings of 122 runs. In the end, Amelia Kerr played a brilliant innings of 81 runs in 45 balls. On the basis of these brilliant innings, New Zealand scored 491 runs in 50 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.
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On the other hand, Ireland’s team was reduced to just 144 runs and New Zealand won the match by 347 runs. Leg Kasperak took four wickets for New Zealand. This victory of New Zealand is the fourth biggest victory in the history of women’s one-day cricket. Let us tell you that even before this, the New Zealand women’s team had done the job of making the biggest score in ODI cricket. In 1997, New Zealand women’s cricket team scored 455 runs against Pakistan in Christchurch for the loss of 5 wickets. New Zealand’s women’s cricket team is in the first four places in the list of making maximum scores from the women’s cricket team. He has scored above 400 against Ireland thrice.
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At the same time, in men’s cricket, England is in the first two places among the teams that have scored the most in ODIs. 481/6 against Australia once and 444/3 against Pakistan at number two. This is followed by Sri Lanka and then three times South Africa.