24 Sep 2012

NZ women's cricketers win World Cup warmup over India

5:55 am on 24 September 2012

The New Zealand women's cricketers have completed their preparation for the ICC women's Twenty20 World Cup with a four-wicket win over India in their warm-up match in Sri Lanka.

White Ferns captain Suzie Bates retired on 51 as her side successfully chased down India's first innings total of 100 in the 19th over.

The White Ferns open their World Cup against the West Indies on Wednesday.