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New Zealand Women vs England Women, 1st ODI: England too strong for New Zealand

Heather Knight 67* for England Women
Heather Knight 67* for England Women

England were too strong for New Zealand in the 1st ODI at the Hagley Oval Christchurch earlier today.


Match Summary

New Zealand Women vs England Women, 1st ODI, England Women tour of New Zealand

New Zealand Women 178/10 (45.1 ov)

England Women 181/2 (33.4 ov)

Result - England Women won by 8 wickets         




New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat - Hayley Jensen 53 and Brooke Halliday 50 top scored for New Zealand - Sophie Ecclestone 2-36 and Tash Farrant 2-13 were the top wicket takers for England.

In reply, England’s top scores were from Tammy Beaumont 71 and Heather Knight 67* as England romped home to an 8 wicket win with over 16 overs to spare.

How the match unfolded

New Zealand Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Natalie Dodd - 6.1 ov), 2-34 (Amy Satterthwaite - 9.1 ov), 3-73 (Sophie Devine - 16.4 ov), 4-94 (Hayley Jensen - 23.1 ov), 5-104 (Amelia Kerr - 26.6 ov), 6-126 (Katey Martin - 31.5 ov), 7-145 (Frances Mackay - 36.5 ov), 8-145 (Hannah Rowe - 36.6 ov), 9-172 (Lea Tahuhu - 42.1 ov), 10-178 (Brooke Halliday - 45.1 ov)       


England Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Danielle Wyatt - 7.3 ov), 2-136 (Tammy Beaumont - 26.2 ov)


Playing XIs

New Zealand - Natalie Dodd, Hayley Jensen, Amy Satterthwaite, Sophie Devine (C), Amelia Kerr, Katey Martin (WK), Brooke Halliday, Frances Mackay, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu, Fran Jonas

England - Tammy Beaumont, Danielle Wyatt, Heather Knight (C), Natalie Sciver, Amy Jones (WK), Fran Wilson, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Tash Farrant, Freya Davies,


Match Details

Date - 2021-02-23 01:00 AM

Venue  - Hagley Oval, Christchurch, Christchurch

Toss - New Zealand Women won the toss & elected to bat

Umpires - Billy Bowden, Kim Cotton

Tv Umpires  Ashley Mehrotra

Match Referee  Richard Hayward

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