Meg Lanning, Rachel Haynes Guide Australia To Six-wicket Win Over NZ in Opening Women's T20I

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Australian skipper Meg Lanning and Rachael Haynes overcame some early hiccups and guided Australia to a complete six-wicket victory within the opening T20I towards New Zealand on the North Sydney Oval. Katey Martin and Sophie Devine had helped New Zealand to a greater than aggressive 162 with a burst within the closing 4 overs.

Then Devine removed Alyssa Healy and Elyse Villani in the identical over, whereas Beth Mooney and Ashleigh Gardner additionally fell swiftly. The house group have been reeling at 45 for 4.

However Australia have been decided to maintain their unbeaten report at North Sydney Oval.

Haynes performed the position of the aggressor whereas Lanning gave her wonderful help. The New Zealand captain, Amy Satterthwaite, had no reply to the Australian pair.

The Australian duo constructed their chase completely. They have been regular initially however completed with a flurry of boundaries and ultimately Australia romped residence with 14 balls to spare and 6 wickets in hand.

Lanning remained unbeaten on 56 in simply 44 deliveries whereas Haynes was unbeaten on 69 off simply 40 deliveries. The pair added a match-winning unbeaten stand of 119.

Sophie Molineux was essentially the most restrictive Australian bowler conceding simply 21 run in her 4 overs.

This match was the primary televised worldwide on Australian soil not broadcast by Channel 9 in nearly 40 years.

First Revealed: September 29, 2018, 9:38 PM IST


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