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New Zealand Women Beat India by 2 Runs to Win Series 3-0

New Zealand Women Beat India by 2 Runs to Win Series 3-0
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In the last match of the T20 series between India and New Zealand in Women’s cricket, New Zealand were able to win a thrilling a game by 2 runs.

New Zealand went in to bat first and scored 161 runs for 7 wickets. They had a strong start thanks to the openers with an exciting 46 of 5.2 overs. Sophie Devine however was the star of the side. She brought her second fifty of the series in 39 deliveries.

Smriti Mandhana was once again disappointed after a good knock of 86. India were tantalizingly close when they need 16 in the last over. However in the last ball requiring four runs Mithali Raj was only able to get 2.

Overall it was a thrilling match to watch. However the Indian side needs to assess the middle batting order before the upcoming world cup.

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