NZ Women set all time highest ODI total of 490 in Dublin

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NZ Women set all time highest ODI total of 490 in Dublin
New Zealand's Erin Bermingham, right, celebrates with team captain Suzie Bates the dismissal of South Africa's Marizanne Kapp during their ICC Women's Twenty20 2016 Cricket World Cup match in Bangalore, India, Saturday, March 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

DUBLIN:  New Zealand Women broke the world record for the highest one-day international total by making 490-4 against Ireland in Dublin on Friday.

The White Ferns surpassed their own 21-year record of 455 in the 48th over as they batted first having won the toss in the opening ODI at YMCA Cricket Club.

Skipper Suzie Bates scored 151 from 94 balls and Maddy Green posted 121 off 77 balls as their team also passed the England men’s mark of 444 in the 47th over.