Women's World Cup: England beat New Zealand but fail to make final

Last Updated: 13/02/13 10:13pm

  • Share:

Sky Bet

England missed out on the final of the women's World Cup despite winning their last Super Six match against New Zealand by 15 runs.

Sarah Taylor slammed 88 off 79 balls in an England total of 266-6 after they opted to bat first at Mumbai's Brabourne Stadium.

Skipper Charlotte Edwards' 54 set the tone and number three Taylor peppered the boundary with 16 fours and a six.

Amy Satterthwaite hit 103, her second ODI century, and put on 134 with captain Suzie Bates (79) for the second wicket as New Zealand made a strong start in reply.

But, from 145-1 in the 30th over, New Zealand collapsed and finished short on 251-9. England spinner Holly Colvin claimed 3-48 and seamer Jenny Gunn 2-26.

Unfortunately for defending champions England, West Indies' victory over Australia earlier in the day had already eliminated them from final contention.

Australia and West Indies will meet again in Sunday's final, while England and New Zealand contest the third place play-off on Friday.

  • Share:


Womens World Cup 2013

Australia have claimed the Women's World Cup once again.

Fields: We dominated final

Australia captain Jodie Fields was delighted with her team's performance in their World Cup final victory.

Lisa Sthalekar: Celebrates taking the wicket of Deandra Dottin

Aussies win World Cup

Australia beat West Indies by 114 runs in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup in Mumbai.

England's Charlotte Edwards is congratulated by New Zealand's Suzannah Bates

Women's World Cup

Charlotte Edwards hit an unbeaten 106 as England beat New Zealand to third place at the Women's World Cup.

Most Popular


Carra: City's squad the best

Carra: City's squad the best

Man City have the best squad in the league, says Jamie Carragher, who feels they don't need to make wholesale changes.

Gudjohnsen: Fond memories

Gudjohnsen: Fond memories

Ed Chamberlin is joined by Eidur Gudjohnsen, who talks Chelsea's title win and his current ambitions for Iceland.

Carra, Henry hail Jose buys

Carra, Henry hail Jose buys

Jose Mourinho's achievements should not be underestimated and are down to shrewd dealings, say the Sky Sports pundits.