New Zealand women's cricket team in Australia in 2016–17

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New Zealand women's cricket team in Australia in 2016–17
  Flag of Australia.svg Flag of New Zealand.svg
  Australia Women New Zealand women
Dates 17 – 22 February 2017
Captains Meg Lanning Suzie Bates
Twenty20 International series
Results New Zealand women won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Elyse Villani (92) Suzie Bates (87)
Most wickets Amanda-Jade Wellington (9) Anna Peterson (4)
Holly Huddleston (4)
Player of the series Suzie Bates (NZ)

The New Zealand women cricket team toured Australia in February 2017.[1] The tour consisted of a series of three Women's Twenty20 International (WT20Is).[2] Immediately after completion of the T20 series both teams faced each other for the Rose bowl in New Zealand in a 3-match WODI series. New Zealand Women won the WT20I series by 2–1.[3]

Squads

 Australia[4]  New Zealand[5]

Ahead of the tour, Sophie Devine was ruled out of New Zealand's squad due to injury and was replaced by Anna Peterson.[6] Sarah Aley was added to Australia's squad as cover for Lauren Cheatle.[7] Leigh Kasperek was ruled out of the rest of the series after an injury in the first match. She was replaced by Amelia Kerr.[8]

WT20I series

1st WT20I

17 February 2017
Scorecard
Australia 
4/151 (20 overs)
v
 New Zealand
8/111 (20 overs)
Elyse Villani 73* (47)
Lea Tahuhu 1/22 (4 overs)
Australia Women won by 40 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Gerard Abood (Aus) and Shawn Craig (Aus)
Player of the match: Elyse Villani (Aus)

2nd WT20I

19 February 2017
Scorecard
New Zealand 
9/101 (20 overs)
v
 Australia
9/61 (13 overs)
Suzie Bates 30 (34)
Molly Strano 5/10 (4 overs)
Elyse Villani 19 (17)
Anna Peterson 3/2 (1 overs)
New Zealand Women won by 8 runs (D/L method)
Kardinia Park, Geelong
Umpires: Shawn Craig (Aus) and John Ward (Aus)
Player of the match: Anna Peterson (NZ)

3rd WT20I

22 February 2017
Scorecard
New Zealand 
113/8 (20 overs)
v
 Australia
66 (16 overs)
Suzie Bates 31 (34)
Amanda-Jade Wellington 4/16 (4 overs)
Alex Blackwell 30* (34)
Holly Huddleston 2/9 (4 overs)
New Zealand Women won by 47 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Gerard Abood (Aus) and John Ward
Player of the match: Suzie Bates (NZ)
  • New Zealand Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Australia's score of 66 all out was their lowest total in a T20I.[10]

References

  1. ^ "series home". espncricinfo. Retrieved 28 Dec 2016. 
  2. ^ "Schedule". cricketarchive. Retrieved 28 Dec 2016. 
  3. ^ "Australia skittled for 66 by White Ferns in Twenty20 series decider". Stuff New Zealand. Retrieved 22 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ashleigh Gardner in line for Australia debut". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Bermingham, Kasperek back in NZ women's squads". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Devine ruled out of Australia series with thumb injury". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  7. ^ "Aley gets Australia call-up for T20I series against New Zealand". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 February 2017. 
  8. ^ "Injured Kasperek to miss rest of 2016-17 season". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  9. ^ a b "Peterson's last-over hat-trick snatches win for New Zealand". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 February 2017. 
  10. ^ "New Zealand strangle Australia in series decider". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 February 2017. 

External links

  • Series home at ESPN Cricinfo
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