23 Nov 2015

White Ferns sweep Sri Lanka

7:54 am on 23 November 2015

The New Zealand women's cricketers have completed a clean sweep of Sri Lanka in their limited overs series.

New Zealand White Ferns Captain Suzie Bates

New Zealand White Ferns Captain Suzie Bates. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The White Ferns won the third and final Twenty20 international in Nelson by nine wickets.

The 20-year-old bowler Thamsyn Newton took 3 for 9 as Sri Lanka were restricted to 86 for 9.

New Zealand reached their target in the 11th over.

The White Ferns took the 50-over series 5-nil and the T20 series 3-nil.

Captain Suzie Bates was named Player of the Series, leading the White Ferns' run aggregates in the T20 Internationals with 105 runs at 52.20.