India vs New Zealand Highlights, Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Lea Tahuhu and Amelia Kerr picked up three wickets each to bundle out India for just 198 and help New Zealand register a comprehensive 62-run win. Follow IND W vs NZ W Highlights from Seddon Park, Hamilton.
India vs New Zealand Highlights: Amy Satterthwaite and Amelia Kerr notched up half-centuries before the New Zealand bowling unit produced a clinical performance to help the hosts register a crushing 62-run win over India in Hamilton. Chasing 261 for the win, India were jolted with early blows in form of Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma. Mithali Raj scored 31 from 56 deliveries while Harmanpreet Kaur hit a 63-ball 71 but the Indian team never looked in control of the chase. In the end, the Indian women were bowled out for 198. Earlier, Pooja Vastrakar picked up four wickets to run through the New Zealand lower-order and restrict the hosts to 260/9. White Ferns’ opener Suzie Bates departed early on 5 before Vastrakar removed dangerous-looking Sophie Devine for 35 to jolt New Zealand with early blows. Amelia Kerr steadied the New Zealand innings by scoring a fifty but perished after being trapped by Rajeshwari Gayakwad. Amy Satterthwaite and Maddy Green then teamed up to take their side past the 150 mark before the 30th over. But Satterthwaite’s exit triggered the New Zealand collapse, which saw them lose four wickets within 31 runs towards the end. Katey Martin scored 41 to help NZ reach 260/9 in 50 overs. Follow IND W vs NZ W Highlights and Updates from Seddon Park, Hamilton.
Women’s WC: Jhulan Goswami equals world record feat during match against NZ; only 1 wicket away from historic landmark
Jhulan ended with figures of 1/41 in 9 overs as New Zealand ended their innings on 260/9.
At 39, Jhulan Goswami continues to reach new heights in international cricket. On Thursday, when she took the wicket of New Zealand’s wicketkeeper-batter Katey Martin, she reached a massive feat at the women’s World Cups. The Indian right-arm pacer is now the joint-highest wicket-taker in the history of the tournament, leveling with Australia’s Lynn Fullston at 39 wickets.
The 2022 edition is Jhulan’s fifth appearance in the women’s World Cup.
Jhulan ended with figure of 1/41 in 9 overs as New Zealand ended their innings at 260/9 in fifty overs.
Here’s the list of top wicket-takers at the global event:
- Lynn Fullston (Australia) – 39
- Jhulan Goswami (India) – 39
- Carole Hodges (England) – 37
- Clare Taylor (England) – 36
- Cathyrn Fitzpatrick (Australia) – 33
Earlier, all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar starred with the ball, claiming four wickets to help India restrict hosts New Zealand to 260 for 9 in the side’s second game of the tournament in Hamilton.
Vastrakar bowled a brilliant spell giving away 34 runs in her 10-over quota while snaring four wickets, including the important scalps of skipper Sophie Devine (35) and Amy Satterthwaite (75). She was unlucky to miss out on a hat-trick in the 47th over.
Spinners Rajeshwari Gayakwad (2/46) and Deepti Sharma (1/52) claimed three wickets between them.
For New Zealand, Satterthwaite (75 off 84) and Amelia Kerr (50 off 64) scored half-centuries, while Katey Martin pitched in with a valuable 41 to power the hosts to a 250 plus score. India had earlier won the toss and opted to field in the game.
India made a winning start to the tournament, cruising to a 107-run victory over Pakistan in their opening game on Sunday. Opener Smriti Mandhana and Vastrakar slammed half-centuries to take India’s score to 244/7, before the side bowled Pakistan out on 137.