Australia 145 for 5 (Mooney 36, McGrath 34, Tahuhu 3-20) beat New Zealand 144 for seven (Devine 53, Kerr 40, Schutt 3-20) by five wickets
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Plimer managed to add 17 runs before Schutt struck again with a brilliant legcutter, which drew him forward and then slid into the off-stump. At the end of the powerplay, New Zealand were 39 for 2 and after 10 overs, they had scored 63 for 2. Schutt is later caught by Mooney at deep midwicket to Brooke Holiday – who also runs out Maddie Greene with a blistering direct. Hit from mid-off on the last ball of New Zealand’s innings – to make it 3 for 20 in its four overs.
it’s good to leave tahuhu
When Mooney dismissed Rowe at deep cover, Tahuhu took his third wicket. After being called into the Commonwealth Games squad only after being dropped from New Zealand’s central contract list and pulled by Jess Kerr and Lauren Down for injury and wellbeing reasons respectively, 31-year-old Tahuhu showed he still had a lot to offer. Is.
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Australia’s batting depth once again came to the fore to see them home. With five overs to spare, they needed 34 runs and when Devine brilliantly caught Rachel Haynes at long-on by diving bats it went down to see Gardner and Grace Harris go home.
Gardner, whose last innings in the game was an unbeaten 52 against India, and Harris, who played a brilliant 37 in the same match at No. 7 for 20, reached the target with three balls to spare, at 19 and 8 respectively. remain unbeaten. give up.