New Zealand's women team smashed several records and Ireland Women at the YMCA Cricket Club in Dublin on Friday. New Zealand women after winning the toss and opting to bat first, posted 490 for 4 on the board which is the highest ODI total of all time. Captain Suzie Bates (151) and Maddy Green (121) scored centuries and Amelia Kerr (81*) and debutant Jess Watkin (62) too chipped in. In response, New Zealand women bundled out Ireland women for just 144 runs in the 36th over and registered a record breaking 346 runs win and took a 1-0 lead in the series.
All the key stats and facts from the First ODI between Ireland Women and New Zealand Women in Dublin :
3 - Suzie Bates became the third captain to score 150 or more runs in an innings in women's ODI history.
Most runs in an innings by a captain in women ODIs -
Belinda Clark (AUS) - 229* vs Denmark women at Mumbai, 1997
Meg Lanning (AUS) - 152 vs Sri Lanka women at Bristol, 2017
Suzie Bates (NZ) - 151 vs Ireland women at Dublin, 2018
10 - New Zealand captain Suzie Bates became the second player to score 10 or more hundreds in women's ODI history.
Most 100s in women ODI history -
Meg Lanning (AUS) - 11
Suzie Bates (NZ) - 10
Charlotte Edwards (ENG) - 9
119 - Ireland's Cara Murray conceded 119 runs in her 10 overs spell - the most runs conceded in an innings in women's ODI history.
Most runs conceded in an innings in women's ODI history -
Cara Murray (IRE) - 119 vs NZ - W at Dublin, 2018
Shaiza Khan (PAK) - 111 vs AUS - W at Melbourne, 1997
Louise Little / Gaby Lewis / Lara Maritz (IRE) - 92 vs NZ - W at Dublin, 2018
346 - New Zealand women's 346 runs victory is the fourth biggest victory in terms of runs in women ODIs history and New Zealand women's second biggest.
Largest victories in women ODIs (By runs)
NZ women - 408 runs vs PAK women at Christchurch, 1997
AUS women - 374 runs vs PAK women at Melbourne, 1997
AUS women - 363 runs vs DEN women at Mumbai, 1997
NZ women - 346 runs vs IRE women at Dublin, 2018
490/4 - New Zealand's total of 490 runs for 4 is the highest total of women's ODI history. The previous highest was also scored by New Zealand (455/5 vs Pakistan at Christchurch in 1997).
Highest total in women ODIs -
490/4 - NZ women vs IRE women at Dublin, 2018
455/5 - NZ women vs PAK women at Christchurch, 1997
412/3 - AUS women vs DEN women at Mumbai, 1997
397/4 - AUS women vs PAK women at Melbourne, 1997