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England Women vs New Zealand Women, 5th ODI: England Women overwhelm New Zealand by 203 runs

England's Charlotte Dean celebrates the wicket of New Zealand's Lea Tahuhu
England's Charlotte Dean celebrates the wicket of New Zealand's Lea Tahuhu
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England's Kate Cross celebrates Kate Cross after taking the lbw wicket of New Zealand's Sophie Devine
England's Kate Cross celebrates Kate Cross after taking the lbw wicket of New Zealand's Sophie Devine
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A stunning batting performance by England Women, scoring 347/5 off their 50 overs, completely overwhelmed the tourists who came up 203 runs short in the run chase.



Match Summary

England Women 347/5 (50 ov)

New Zealand Women 144/10 (35.2 ov)

England Women won by 203 runs.

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An eighth ODI century from Tammy Beaumont led England Women to a big win in their final Royal London International against New Zealand at Canterbury.

Beaumont scored a second ton on her home ground as the hosts romped to 347-5 - their sixth-highest ODI total - with fast-scoring cameos from Amy Jones (60), Sophia Dunkley (33*) and Danni Wyatt (43*) adding 96 in the final 10 overs.

There was still time for Kate Cross to take her 50th ODI wicket (3-44) and Heather Knight, who won the PCA MVP award, to take 3-24.


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

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

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