10 Jun 2009

White Ferns beat India

12:04 pm on 10 June 2009

The New Zealand women cricketers have beaten India by 18 runs at Taunton their final warm-up match ahead of the ICC World Twenty20.

The White Ferns won the toss and made 123 for five with Aimee Watkins and Amy Satterthwaite putting on 81 runs for the fourth wicket.

Watkins made 60 off 51 deliveries with Satterthwaite hitting 34 off 35.

India recovered from 68 for nine thanks to a 38-run last wicket partnership which ended when Satterthwaite took a great running catch from the last ball after taking two wickets with her medium pacers.

The White Ferns' play Australia at Taunton on Friday.