Australia’s women break world record with ODI win against New Zealand

Australia’s women break world record with ODI win against New Zealand

The Guardian

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  • Lanning’s side beat White Ferns by six wickets in series opener
  • 22nd straight win surpasses the 21 set by Ponting’s men’s side

Megan Schutt and Alyssa Healy have powered Australia to a world-record 22nd straight ODI win, crushing New Zealand by six wickets and setting a new benchmark for dominance of the sport.

In Mount Maunganui on Sunday, Meg Lanning’s side eclipsed the 21-match winning streak of Ricky Ponting’s 2003 World Cup winners to become the holders of the longest winning streak in any format of international cricket.

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