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England Women take last-over thriller to win Vitality IT20 series

England Women take last-over thriller to win Vitality IT20 series
England Women take last-over thriller to win Vitality IT20 series
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England Women came out on top in a last-over thriller to win the Vitality IT20 series.

Match Summary

England Women 145/6 (19.5 ov)

New Zealand Women 144/4 (20 ov)

England Women won by 4 wickets

SCOREARD

Sophia Dunkley hit the winning runs through mid-wicket in the final over to seal a nervy victory, chasing down the visitors’ competitive total of 144-4.

Captain Heather Knight returned to the side and top-scored - winning Player of the Match in the process

Squads:

England - Heather Knight (c), Tammy Beaumont,  Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Tash Farrant, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones (wk), Nat Sciver (vc), Anya Shrubsole, Mady Villiers, Danni Wyatt, Emma Lamb

New Zealand - Sophie Devine (c), Amy Satterthwaite (vc), Suzie Bates, Lauren Down, Claudia Green, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Leigh Kasperek, Jess Kerr, Molly Penfold, Katey Martin (wk), Jessie McFadyen (wk), Thamsyn Newton, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu