Meg Lanning and Rachael Haynes performed knocks of 101 and 82 respectively as Australia defeated New Zealand by 4 wickets within the second ODI of the three-match collection on Monday right here on the Allan Border Field in Brisbane.
With this win, Australia have gained an unassailable 2-Zero lead within the three-match ODI collection. Both sides will now lock horns within the third and concluding ODI on Wednesday, October 7.
Australia have now prolonged their unbeaten ODI run to 20 matches. If the aspect wins the ultimate ODI, then the aspect will equal Ricky Ponting’s record of consecutive 21 ODI victories in 2003.
Chasing 253, Australia bought off to a gentle begin as openers Alyssa Healy and Rachael Haynes placed on 37 runs for the primary wicket. New Zealand bought their first wicket within the seventh over as Sophie Devine clear bowled Healy (21).
Meg Lanning then joined Haynes within the center and the duo ensured that the scoreboard retains shifting for the hosts Australia. Both batters placed on 117 runs for the second wicket and their partnership noticed Haynes going previous the 50-run mark.
With Australia 99 runs away from the goal, New Zealand lastly bought the much-needed breakthrough as Sophie Devine dismissed Haynes (82) within the 27th over. Soon after, Amelia Kerr bought among the many wickets as she despatched Beth Mooney (6) back to the pavilion, lowering Australia to 166/3.
Lanning and Sophie Molineux placed on a short 30-run stand however Amelia Kerr one time once more arrive to New Zealand’s rescue as she had Molineux (14) and Ashleigh Gardner (0) dismissed on consecutive balls, lowering Australia to 196/5.
Annabel Sutherland then joined Lanning within the center and the duo shaped a 49-run stand to take Australia near the ending line. Hayley Jensen dismissed Sutherland (17) within the 44th over, however in the long run, Lanning (101*) and Nicola Carey (5*) took Australia over the road by 4 wickets with 29 balls to spare.
Earlier, Sophie Devine and Amy Satterthwaite’s knocks of 79 and 69 runs guided New Zealand to 252/9 within the allotted fifty overs.
Put in to bat first, New Zealand openers Natalie Dodd and Sophie Devine placed on 75 runs for the primary wicket. Australia was lastly capable of get the primary breakthrough within the 18th over as Sophie Molineux clear bowled Dodd (34).
Amy Satterthwaite then joined Devine within the center and the duo blended warning with aggression to sew collectively a partnership of 93 runs. Their partnership noticed each batters going previous their fifty-run mark.
Australia lastly bought the much-needed breakthrough of Devine (79) within the 39th over as she was despatched back to the pavilion by Jess Jonassen. After this dismissal, the Southern Stars stored on taking wickets at common intervals to peg New Zealand back.
In the tip, Katey Martin and Maddy Green performed helpful knocks of 26 and 21 respectively however New Zealand was restricted below the 255-run mark.
For Australia, Jonassen scalped our wickets and he or she simply conceded 36 runs in her ten overs.
Brief Scores: Australia 255/6 (Meg Lanning 101*, Rachael Haynes 82, Amelia Kerr 3-47) defeat New Zealand 252/9 (Sophie Devine 79, Amy Satterthwaite 69, Jess Jonassen 4-36) by 4 wickets.