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Australia Women beat New Zealand Women by 6 wickets and with it win the series

Alyssa Healy 57 for Australia Women today

Australia Women won the toss and decided to field against New Zealand Women at the Allan Border Field, Brisbane today, in the 2nd T20I of the series.

New Zealand Women 145 – 8 (Suzie Bates 77; Megan Schutt 3-15, Delissa Kimmince 1-17 )

Australia Women 149 - 4 (Alyssa Healy 57, Elyse Villani 50*)

Result - Australia Women won by 6 wickets

Some great bowling by ,in particular, Megan Schutt 3-15, and Delissa Kimmince 1-17 (in their allotted 4 overs each) kept a strangle hold on the New Zealand batting with only Suzie Bates 77 breaking free and getting them to 145-8 in their 20 overs.

In reply, Australia Women chased the runs down with over an over to spare, despite a difficult strat being 37-2 at one stage. Alyssa Healy 57 and Elyse Villani 50* were the mainstay of their batting and Australia Women have taken the series 2-0.

Australia Women - Alyssa Healy(wk), Beth Mooney, Ashleigh Gardner, Meg Lanning(c), Elyse Villani, Rachael Haynes, Ellyse Perry, Sophie Molineux, Delissa Kimmince, Georgia Wareham, Megan Schutt

New Zealand Women - Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Jess Watkin, Amy Satterthwaite(c), Katey Martin(wk), Maddy Green, Bernadine Bezuidenhout, Hayley Jensen, Amelia Kerr, Leigh Kasperek, Lea Tahuhu

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