New Zealand Women get better of India Women
by CricketArchive Staff Reporter
DateLine: 7th May 2010
New Zealand Women got better of India Women by 10 runs to register two points against thier name. New Zealand Women made 139 for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. India Women in reply made 129 for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs..
Watkins won the toss and elected to bat first. Bates was the top scorer for her side while the rest of the bastwomen chipped in with useful contributions. Though the Kiwis lost their way midway the lower order batswomen led by Priest (20, 12b, 1x6, 1x4) rallied on to make 139 in their 20 overs.
India Women in reply were kept in the hunt by the opener Naik (28, 24b, 1x6, 3x4) and Mithali Raj (44, 36b, 6x4). But the Kiwi bowlers kept their cool as they chipped away at the Indian middle and lower order. India Women finally fell short by 10 runs.