1 Feb 2019

White Ferns claim eight-wicket win over India

10:08 pm on 1 February 2019

The White Ferns have claimed an eight wicket victory in the third and final One Day International against India in Hamilton.

White Ferns captain Amy Satterthwaite.

White Ferns captain Amy Satterthwaite. Photo: Photosport

India had already wrapped up the series with wins in the first two matches.

However, New Zealand showed disciplined bowling in the first innings, restricting the visitors to just 149 off 44 overs.

Opening bowler Lea Tahuhu took three wickets for 26 runs while Anna Peterson claimed four wickets for 28.

Spinner Amelia Kerr picked up two wickets for 43 runs off her 10 overs.

In reply, White Ferns opening batter Suzie Bates and captain Amy Satterthwaite both reached half centuries in the chase that lasted just 29 overs.

Bates made 57 off 64 balls before being bowled out by Poonam Yadav, while Satterthwaite was unbeaten on 66 off 74 deliveries.

Sophie Devine made 17 while Lauren Down was run out for 10.