Indian eves beat New Zealand by 8 wickets; clinch series
Indian women cricket team beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in 2nd ODI at Mount Maunganui; Chasing a target of 162 runs, India have now taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match series.
Smriti Mandhan continued her red-hot form in limited-overs cricket as she single-handedly powered India Women’s Cricket team to a scintillating eight-wicket victory against New Zealand in the second ODI in Oval.
Mandhana played an unbeaten match-winning knock of 90* to extend her impressive run for women in blue. She was well supported by captain Mithali Raj, who scored 63* and knitted an unbeaten 136-run stand for the third wicket to give India a comfortable win.
It was a massive win and most importantly, under new coach W.V. Raman, the Indian eves have come out all guns blazing to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.