Live cricket blog: White Ferns amass world record ODI total

Sport360 staff 20:30 08/06/2018
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8:00pm – New Zealand women’s score highest ever ODI total

New Zealand captain Suzie Bates smashed 151 as the White Ferns made 490 for four – the highest ever total in all ODIs – against Ireland in Dublin.

Maddy Green hit an enterprising 121 as New Zealand  set a daunting target on Friday.

Read the report here.

6:00pm – South Africa relaunch T20 league

South Africa v India - T20 International

Cricket South Africa announced a new T20 league in place of the failed T20 Global League. South Africa’s original plan of a T20 league, announced last year, failed to take off following numerous logistical and commercial issues.

South Africa hope to have the tournament in November-December this year and have teamed up with broadcaster SuperSport to launch the league.

For more, click here.

2:49pm – Mixed results at The Oval for Australian Aboriginal XI squads against Surrey

2018 Aboriginal XI squads had mixed results on Thursday at The Oval as part of their 1868 commemoration tour with the women’s squad going down to Surrey by 36 runs before the men’s squad survived a late fightback to defeat the Surrey XI by five runs.

Read all about it HERE

Hannah Darlington from the Women's Aboriginal XI sweeps on her way to 32

Hannah Darlington from the Women’s Aboriginal XI sweeps on her way to 32

1:22pm – Sachin Tendulkar says Under 19 selection important milestone for his son Arjun

Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar‘s son Arjun was selected in the India Under 19 side for the two four-day games in Sri Lanka, on Friday.

18-year old Arjun is a tall left-arm fast bowler and a handy middle-order batsman. He has trained under former India fast bowler Subroto Banerjee, his father’s close friend.

Arjun has bowled at the India nets in the recent past while also taking part in a camp for fast bowlers organised by the BCCI at Dharamsala.

Read what Scahin has to say HERE.

Sachin Tendulkar with his son Arjun

Sachin Tendulkar with his son Arjun

11:15am – Australia off to winning start on tour of England thanks to Marcus Stoinis century

Marcus Stoinis’ century guided Australia to an underwhelming 57-run victory over Sussex as they returned to action for the first time since March’s ball-tampering scandal.

Stoinis pressed his claims for Australia’s number three slot for the five-match one-day series against England by blasting a pivotal 110 at Hove.

Marcus Stoinis guided Australia to victory.

Marcus Stoinis guided Australia to victory.

A tepid Australia performance will have frustrated new head coach Justin Langer and skipper Tim Paine however, with Sussex’s inaccurate batting blowing the chance for a famous victory.

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