New Zealand women's cricket team on Friday surpassed England's 444/3, the highest ODI total in the history of cricket, in a match against Ireland women at the YMCA Cricket Club, Dublin. Captain Suzie Bates scored remarkable knock of 151 runs off 94 balls as New Zealand posted 490/4 in their allotted 50 overs.
England men's cricket team had scored 444/3 in 50 overs in an ODI match against Pakistan at Nottingham on August 30, 2016.
Highest Totals in One-Day Internationals: (Men's ODI, Youth ODI & Women's ODI)— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) June 8, 2018
490/4 - NZ W vs IRE W, Today
480/6 - AUS U19 vs KEN U19, 2002
455/5 - NZ W vs PAK W, 1997
444/3 - ENG vs PAK, 2016
443/9 - SL vs Neth, 2006#IREWvNZW
Bates slammed 24 boundaries and two sixes and established a 172-run partnership stand with opener Jess Watkin (62). Watkin struck 10 boundaries in her composed 59-ball knock.
Number three batswoman Maddy Green came to capitalise on New Zealand's amazing start and scored 121 runs off 77 balls. She slammed 15 boundaries and a six in her entertaining knock in Dublin.
Middle-order batswoman Amelia Kerr also shone with an unbeaten knock of 81 runs. She delighted the Dublin crowd with nine boundaries and three sixes in her 45-ball knock.
For Ireland women, Cara Murray led their bowling attack as she took two wickets. However, she conceded 119 runs in her 10-over spell that made her the most expensive bowler in the history of ODI cricket.
Most runs conceded by a bowler in an ODI: (Men's and Women's)— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) June 8, 2018
119/2 - Cara Murray (IRE W v NZ W, Today)
113/0 - Mick Lewis (AUS v SA, 2006)
111/1 - Shaiza Khan (PAK W v AUS W, 1997)
110/0 - Wahab Riaz (PAK v ENG, 2016)#IREWvNZW