9 May 2010

White Ferns match Black Caps at T20 World Cup

9:36 am on 9 May 2010

The New Zealand women's cricket team have posted a 47-run win over Sri Lanka at the Twenty20 World Cup in the West Indies.

The White Ferns made 154 for seven in their group match at St Kitts.

In reply Sri Lanka could only make 107 for eight.

The Black Caps earlier won a thrilling last-ball battle with Pakistan to win by a run in Barbados and stay alive in the Super Eights.

Fast bowler Ian Butler took three for 19 including a wicket on the final ball to seal the victory.