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ICC WOMEN T20 WORLD CUP: NZW DEFEATED SLW BY 7 WICKETS

1 month ago

Highlights:

  • NZW won the toss and choose to field
  • NZW beats SLW by 7 wickets
  • Hayley Jensen got Man of the Match Award

On Saturday at W.A.C.A. Ground, New Zealand women beat Sri Lanka women by 7 Wickets. New Zealand women won the toss and choose to bowl first. But the Sri Lanka batsman performed very well and scored 127 runs in 20 overs with the loss of 7 wickets and gave the target to New Zealand of 128 runs. Chamari (41) scored maximum run from her side.

New Zealand unable to give the good start and lose the 1st wicket at just 18 runs. But Sophie Devine (75)* played a captaincy inning and New Zealand records the win against Sri Lanka with the 7 Wickets. New Zealand chased the target with the 14 balls remaining.    

Scorecard:

Sri Lanka Women                                                                        127 – 7 (20 Overs)

Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Hasini Perera b Amelia Kerr 20 28 2 0 71.43
Chamari Athapaththu (c) c & b Tahuhu 41 30 5 2 136.67
Anushka Sanjeewani (wk) c Bates b Hayley Jensen 15 21 0 0 71.43
Harshitha Madavi not out 27 26 1 1 103.85
Shashikala Siriwardene c S Devine b Hayley Jensen 0 2 0 0 0.00
Nilakshi de Silva c Amelia Kerr b S Devine 4 6 0 0 66.67
Ama Kanchana c Hayley Jensen b Amelia Kerr 0 1 0 0 0.00
Kavisha Dilhari c Tahuhu b Hayley Jensen 3 5 0 0 60.00 
Achini Kulasuriya not out 1 1 0 0 100.00

Extras – 16 (lb 1, b 6, nb 0, w 9, p0)

Did not bat

Sugandika Kumari, Udeshika Prabodhani

New Zealand Women                                                              131 – 3 (17.4 Overs)

Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Sophie Devine (c) not out 75 55 6 2 136.36
Rachel Priest (wk) run out (Madavi) 6 12 1 0 50.00
Suzie Bates c Athapaththu b Kavisha Dilhari 13 17 1 0 76.47
Maddy Green b Athapaththu 29 20 2 1 145.00
Katey Martin not out 4 3 0 0 133.33

Extras – 4 (lb 1, b 0, nb 1, w 2, p0)

Did not bat

Katie Perkins, Amelia Kerr, Hayley Jensen, Leigh Kasperek, Lea Tahuhu, Jess Kerr

Mayank Jain

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