‘We know we’re the lowest-ranked team and we have a massive task ahead of us, but we’re here to cause upsets. We’ve been working really hard the last couple of years. We’d love if we could automatically qualify for the next World Cup. That’s quite a realistic target for us.’
Backed by two big hundreds, New Zealand Women amassed 490-4 – the highest total in all ODI cricket – to smash records and Ireland Women by 346 runs in Dublin.
Laura Wolvaardt became the second-youngest ODI centurion, as the Proteas took an unassailable 3-0 lead against Ireland.
Proteas Women have drawn their T20 series against Ireland Women, after the Irish won the second match by 20 runs in Dublin.