New Zealand Women vs England Women, 1st T20I: England beat New Zealand by 7 wickets
England had a convincing win over New Zealand by 7 wickets at the Sky Stadium, Wellington todayin the 1st T20I.
New Zealand Women 96 all out
England Women 99 - 3
Result - England Women won by 7 wickets
England Women won the first IT20 against New Zealand in Wellington. The bowlers did the bulk of the hard work, dismissing the hosts for just 96. The wickets were shared around, but leg-spinner Sarah Glenn was awarded Player of the Match for her figures of 2-11.
Heather Knight's team encountered few difficulties chasing down the target, losing three wickets with Danni Wyatt (33) and Tammy Beaumont (26) putting on 59 for the first wicket. The teams meet again in the second IT20 at the same venue on Friday (2am GMT).
New Zealand Women - Sophie Devine(c), Hayley Jensen, Amy Satterthwaite, Amelia Kerr, Katey Martin(wk), Brooke Halliday, Maddy Green, Thamsyn Newton, Leigh Kasperek, Jess Kerr, Rosemary Mair
England Women - Tammy Beaumont, Danni Wyatt, Heather Knight(c), Natalie Sciver, Amy Jones(wk), Sophia Dunkley, Katherine Brunt, Sophie Ecclestone, Sarah Glenn, Mady Villiers, Freya Davies
Start Time: 02:00
Toss: England Women won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington
Officials: John Dempsey, Kim Cotton, Ashley Mehrotra, Gary Baxter
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