Home > News >

ICC Women’s World Cup 2013: England beat New Zealand by 15 runs in dead rubber

 

ICC Women's World Cup 2013: England beat New Zealand by 15 runs

Defending champions England exit the Women’s World Cup with a victory in their last game over New Zealand © Getty Images

By Divya Suryanarayan

Mumbai: Feb 13, 2013

Defending champions England earned a hard-fought 15-run victory over New Zealand in their inconsequential Super Six match at the ICC Women’s cricket World Cup at Mumbai on Wednesday.

England and Zealand were knocked out of the tournament after West Indies upstaged Australia in an earlier match on Wednesday.

With the current match rendered inconsequential, England and New Zealand will now be pitted for a third place play-off.

In a match that almost seemed to be a rehearsal for the third place play off on Friday, chasing England’s 266 for six, New Zealand were guided by skipper Suzie Bates (79) and vice-captain Amy Satterthwaite, who hit a century, but the team from Down Under could manage only 251 for nine.

The duo had stitched a 134-run partnership for the second wicket, after they lost opener Lucy Doolan (1) who was caught behind off all-rounder Arran Brindle in the fourth over.

Bates, who has been in good nick throughout the series, faced 94 balls to score 79. Her innings were studded with a dozen fours and a six before being castled by Jennifer Gunn.

Satterthwaite found her form in this match and she slammed 103 off 126 balls, laced with 16 fours, before being caught at extra cover off Danielle Wyatt.

The White Ferns soon lost wickets in clutch couldn’t rebuild a partnership to get them over the line. Left-arm spinner Holly Colvin snapped up three wickets for 48 runs, while offie Wyatt and Jennifer Gunn dismissed two.

Earlier, Sarah Taylor, who had flopped in the series with just 35 against India and later three ducks in a row, was fluent and made 88 off 77 balls. Her knock was laced with 15 fours and a six in the dead rubber. Her 89-minute stay came to an end when she was caught at mid-off by Nicola Browne off Suzie Bates.

Bangladesh Tour of West Indies, 2014

Aug 22, 2014 (18:30 IST)   at St George's, Grenada

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 23, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Hambantota

India tour of England 2014

Aug 25, 2014 (15:00 IST)   at Bristol

Bangladesh Tour of West Indies, 2014

Aug 25, 2014 (00:00 IST)   at Basseterre, St Kitts

Zimbabwe Triangular Series, 2014

Aug 25, 2014 (13:00 IST)   at Harare

More

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 21, 2014  at Bulawayo

South Africa won by 7 wkts

Bangladesh Tour of West Indies, 2014

Aug 20, 2014  at St George's, Grenada

West Indies won by 3 wkts

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 19, 2014  at Bulawayo

South Africa won by 61 runs

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 17, 2014  at Bulawayo

South Africa won by 93 runs

India tour of England 2014

Aug 15, 2014  at London

England won by an innings and 244 runs

Photos

England Women vs India Women 2014, 1st ODI at Scarborough

Videos

Morgan talks upcoming ODI series and World Cup

India tour of England 2014: Blaming WAGs for India’s poor run is childish

India look to regain confidence in warm-up match ahead of ODI series against England

India tour of England 2014: Visitor’s recent record in overseas ODIs a cause for concern

India tour of England 2014: Is county cricket really the answer for Indian batsmen?

India vs England 2014: Ideal opportunity for Sanju Samson and other youngsters to shine

England England vs India England vs India 2014 India India tour of England 2014 India vs England India vs England 2014 Pakistan Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka 2014 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2014 Ravi Shastri Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2014 Zimbabwe

Graeme Smith wants Kevin Pietersen to play in the Ram Slam T20 League

Preity Zinta’s molestation allegations during IPL 2014: Fourth witness supports Ness Wadia

Virat Kohli reaches his half century

MS Dhoni would be determined to help India bounce back in ODIs against England: Stephen Fleming

Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2014 squads announced

India tour of England 2014: Blaming WAGs for India’s poor run is childish

India look to regain confidence in warm-up match ahead of ODI series against England

India tour of England 2014: Visitor’s recent record in overseas ODIs a cause for concern

India tour of England 2014: Duncan Fletcher’s see-saw coaching career could be at its end

India tour of England 2014: Is county cricket really the answer for Indian batsmen?

Fan of the Day

Niharika Shah

Niharika Shah

660 Posts | 6 Fans

Funny Cricket Wonders and Blunders

Fahadh Fazil and Nazriya Nazim pose as husband and wife for the first time – Watch video!

GAP to enter Indian market; first stores to come in Delhi and Mumbai

Ek Hasina Thi: Sakshi’s evil plan be revealed!

Apple iPhone 6 suppliers hit a snag while producing bigger displays: Reuters

Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2014 squads announced

Airtel introduces cross-network money transfer service in Tanzania

Chennai turns 375: Festivities mark the birthday of historic coastal city in South India

7 Grooming tips for going out on a date

First aid tips for diabetic emergencies

England Women vs India Women 2014, 1st ODI at Scarborough: Video Highlights

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here