England Women vs New Zealand Women, 1st T20I: England beat New Zealand Women by 46 runs
A stunning innings by Tammy Beaumont (97) secured a win in the 1st Women’s T20I against New Zealand tonight, at Chelmsford.
England Women 184/4 (20 ov)
New Zealand Women 138/10 (18.5 ov)
Result - England Women won by 46 runs
Tammy Beaumont struck an entertaining 97 from just 65 balls as England Women powered to victory in the first Vitality IT20 against New Zealand.
Beaumont, who narrowly missed out on her second IT20 ton, took England to 184-4. The visitors weren't able to get close, losing by 46 runs.
It leaves England, captained tonight by Nat Sciver in the absence of injured captain Heather Knight, 1-0 up in the three-match Vitality IT20 series.
England Women - Tammy Beaumont, Danni Wyatt, Natalie Sciver(c), Amy Jones(wk), Sophia Dunkley, Emma Lamb, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Mady Villiers, Tash Farrant
New Zealand Women - Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine(c), Amy Satterthwaite, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Katey Martin(wk), Hayley Jensen, Thamsyn Newton, Hannah Rowe, Jess Kerr, Leigh Kasperek
Start Time: 18:30
Toss: New Zealand Women won the toss and decided to field
Venue: The Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford
Officials: Sue Redfern, Graham Lloyd, Martin Saggers, Billy Taylor, Wayne Noon
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