20
Saturday
April 2019
8:01 AM IST
News Headlines
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | Health   | About Deepika 
Sports News
Mandhana stars again as India secure series in New Zealand
 
(Mount Maunganui, Jan 29,2019):Smriti Mandhana unbeaten 90 runs, Jhulan Goswami three wickets for 23 runs and Mithali 63 off 111 balls helped India women''s team to clinch the three-match series with a resounding eight-wicket win in the second ODI here on Tuesday, taking an unbeatable lead of 2-0. Mandhana was yet again the top scorer for India as she slammed an unbeaten 90 runs to combine with captain Mithali Raj to help India chase down the target.

Mandhana scored an unbeaten 90 off 83 deliveries and struck 13 boundaries and a six, while Mithali, scored an unbeaten 63 off 111 balls as the duo stitched an unbeaten partnership of 151 runs for the third wicket. Raj scored relatively slowly, but hit a couple of sixes off Kasperek, and as the target came into sight, she too scored boundaries more regularly. In the first ODI in Napier, Mandhana (105) and Rodrigues (81) had added 190 for the opening wicket as India successful chased down 193 to take the lead in the series. Earlier, New Zealand struggled against India''s bowlers.

Amy Satterthwaite, the home captain, led from the front with a fighting 71 but the Indian bowlers kept striking blows at the other end to keep them to a modest total. Goswami''s opening over accounted for Suzie Bates for a duck, and that was a big blow for New Zealand. Then, Shikha Pandey trapped Sophie Devine in front for seven. When Ekta Bisht removed Lauren Down and Amelia Kerr for 15 and 1 respectively, the hosts were left tottering at 38/4. Maddy Green then looked to knuckle down with her captain, but fell to Poonam Yadav for a 28-ball 9.

Satterthwaite then decided to take the lead and stitched up a relatively brisk 58-run stand with Leigh Kasperek before finally being dismissed by Yadav. There were some handy contributions from the lower order, but Goswami helped end the resistance, dismissing Kasperek and Lea Tahuhu for 21 and 12 respectively. Goswami finished with an excellent 3/23, while all of Bisht, Deepti Sharma and Yadav claimed with two wickets each.


Focus back on IPL after WC team selection: Karthik
CSK SRH humble Super Kings by six wickets, bring life to campaign
Valencia favorites to secure Europa League semifinal against Villarreal
La Liga conducts training for Indian coaches
It's time for Karthik to lift IPL: Katich
Virat Kohli fined INR 12 lakh for maintaining slow over-rate against KXIP in Mohali
Tahir, Raina ensure easy win for Chennai Super Kings vs KKR
Kohli, de Villiers power RCB to maiden Win
Dhawan''s 97 helps Delhi Capitals to victory over KKR by 7 wickets
Probably not right: Buttler on Dhoni''s showdown with umpires
MS Dhoni fined 50 pc of match fees for breaching Code of Conduct
Dhoni faces flak for on-field argument with umpires
Sindhu seals quarterfinal spot at Singapore Open
'Captain Cool' loses cool as CSK win last-ball thriller
Chahar sets record for most dot balls in an innings
Kohli named leading cricketer of the Year for 3rd time by Wisden
Narine and Lynn star with bat in KKR''s easy win over Rajasthan Royals
Delhi''s Iyer, Rabada hand RCB their sixth loss in IPL
Lin Dan wins all-Chinese final to take men''s singles at Malaysia Open
I bank on my cricketing strength that help me perform better: Russell
KERALA NEWS
Sexist remark: Electoral Officer warns ruling LDF leader
 Thiruvananthapuram: Ruling Left Democratic Front convenerA Vijayaraghavan was Thursday served a warn  
CPI-M-led LDF holds road show in Wayanad
Toddler in coma after being beaten up; Mother arrested
Rahul Gandhi visits kin of late KC(M) leader KM Mani
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Pak's Fin Min Asad Umar quits ahead of IMF deal
 Islamabad: Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar abruptly quit the Cabinet on Thursday before securi
Americans await bombshell Mueller report
Four killed, five injured in Mogadishu car bombing
Peru ex-president Garcia dies after shooting himself
NATIONAL NEWS
Something wrong with EVMs, need to study them: Pitroda
 Ahmedabad: Technocrat-turned-politician Sam Pitroda said Thursday that he feels there is something w
Man hurls shoes at BJP leaders during press conference
Terrorism, Naxalism grew under Modi govt: Sachin Pilot
After I-T raids, Shiv Sena picks holes in demonetisation
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2019 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.