England women secure series win over New Zealand


Beaumont was finally dismissed lbw by Jess Watkin
Second one-day international, Derby
England 241 (48 overs): Beaumont 67, Sciver 54, Devine 2-26, Watkin 2-30
New Zealand 118 (38 overs): Bates 24, Green 20, George 3-36, Ecclestone 3-14
England win by 123 runs

England clinched their best-of-three one-day international series against New Zealand with a match to spare with a comfortable victory in Derby.

Tammy Beaumont’s 67 and Nat Sciver’s 54 helped the hosts make 241, and New Zealand struggled after Sophie Devine and Amy Satterthwaite went early.

Captain Suzie Bates then departed to leave them in big trouble at 75-4.

Katie George and Sophie Ecclestone impressed with the ball as New Zealand collapsed to a 123-run defeat.

More to follow.

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