Australia girls registered a record-equalling win within the third and last ODI towards New Zealand, defeating the guests by a mammoth margin of 232 runs – their largest win towards the White Ferns — to finish a clear sweep within the Rose Bowl sequence.
In absence of Meg Lanning nor Ellyse Perry, Australia on Wednesday most likely produced their their most complete efficiency of the previous fortnight on the Allan Border Discipline.
Batting first, they piled on 325/5 of their allotted 50 driving on good innings from stand-in skipper Rachael Haynes (96) and Alyssa Healy (87). Annabel Sutherland (35 off 56 balls), Ashleigh Gardner (34 off 20), Beth Mooney (29 off 19) and Tahlia McGrath (29* off 11) additionally made invaluable contributions to assist the hosts put up their highest-ever whole towards the White Ferns. Amelia Kerr was the one New Zealand bowler who may present some promise with the ball as she returned with figures of three/50 from her full quota of 10 overs.
Australia then successfully ended the run chase, selecting up 4 wickets inside 15 overs, together with star pair Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr for golden geese. They ultimately bowled out New Zealand for 93 within the 27th over and equalled the world file for 21 consecutive ODI victories. In 2003, Ricky Ponting’s Australian males’s workforce had recorded 21 consecutive ODI wins.
Amy Satterthwaite was the one batswoman who may present some resistance as she prime scored for the guests with a knock of 41-run for which she consumed 49 balls. Megan Schutt, Jess Jonassen, Gardner and Sophie Molineux picked two wickets every for the hosts and starred with the ball.
The New Zealand workforce didn’t win even a single win on the tour, having earlier confronted Zero-Three defeat within the T20I sequence.
Transient scores: Australia 325/5 (Rachael Haynes 96; Amelia Kerr Three/50) beat New Zealand 93 all out (Amy Satterthwaite 41; Ashleigh Gardner 2/11)