A day ago Indian Mens team won the series in NewZealand against Newzealand. This time its Womens Cricket who had made Indians proud. Indian Womens cricket team won the series against NewZealand. This win made India to rank 2nd in ICC Women’s Championship.
Mandhana the vice-captain had played her role yet again. She was the man of the match in the earlier match. She sored 90 off 83 balls. The match was held at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.
NewZealand were bowled out 161 in 44.2 overs. All credit goes to the Indian Bowlers for restricting Black Caps for such a low score.
Indian Women’s Cricket Team
New Zealand Women – Amy Satterthwaite(c), Holly Huddleston, Maddy Green, Katie Perkins, Anna Peterson, Amelia Kerr, Bernadine Bezuidenhout, Leigh Kasperek, Hannah Rowe, Lauren Down, Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Lea Tahuhu
India Women – Mithali Raj(c), Ekta Bisht, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jhulan Goswami, Mansi Joshi, Smriti Mandhana, Dayalan Hemalatha, Jemimah Rodrigues, Mona Meshram, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Deepti Sharma, Taniya Bhatia, Punam Raut, Shikha Pandey
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2019.
Time: 06:30 AM IST
Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Live Telecast: Star Sports Network
Indian Innings Highlights. Indian Women’s Cricket Team
Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues came for the opening
Jemimah Rodrigues has taken the strike
Spin Bowling was introduced early and it worked for NewZealand.
Jemimah Rodrigues departs for a duck
Deepthi sharma was out when India was 15/2
Mithali Raj Joins Smriti Mandhana
Scoring was slow, but the duo made sure that they do not lose the wicket
Smriti hits her half-century
Mithali scores half century
151 run partnership between Smriti and Mithali helped India win the series.
Indian’s defeat NewZealand by 8 wickets in hand
Jhulan Goswami starred with the ball taking3-23 in 8.2 overs. Ekta Bisht, Deepti Sharma, and Poonam Yadav bagged two wickets each. Shikha Pandey took wicket.
Smriti Mandana said”The women’s team is following close on the heels of the Indian men’s side, who crushed New Zealand by 8 wickets in the third ODI to take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series at the same venue just a day before,”
“I will be giving this award to all the bowlers in the team. They deserve it for bowling New Zealand Women out for 161 on such a track”
Captain Mithali Raj said that she wants her team to sweep the series 3-0.
Smriti Mandana was declared the man of the match.