Alyssa Healy, the niece of former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy, batted through the innings against Sri Lanka, reaching the world record with a six in the penultimate over. That eclipsed teammate Meg Lanning's previous mark of 133 set against England two months ago
Kevin Roberts, the Cricket Australia chief executive, remains cautious about the prospect of Australia resuming tours to Pakistan but said that "things are heading in the right direction" following a visit to the country this week.
Australia were without Steve Smith on the final day of the second Ashes Test after their talismanic batsman was ruled out with concussion. Smith was struck on the neck by a fierce delivery from Jofra Archer on Day 4.