1 Jul 2011

Women's cricket team beaten by Australia

6:28 am on 1 July 2011

The New Zealand women's cricketers have been beaten by Australia by 29 runs in the first match of the Quadrangular ODI series at Chesterfield.

New Zealand were dismissed for 232 in their chase for 262.

Sara McGlashan top scored with 65.

The New Zealanders next match is against England on Sunday morning.