New Zealand Women thrash India by 63 runs in rain-interrupted ODI

New Zealand Women moved one step closer to making a clean sweep of the five-match One-day International series against the Mithali Raj-led India, defeating the tourists by 63 runs in the fourth game at the John Davies Oval here on Tuesday.

Amelia Kerr's unbeaten 68, combined with useful knocks from three other top-order batters helped the White Ferns score 191/5 in a rain-interrupted game reduced to 20 overs per side. For India, barring Mithali Raj (30) and wicketkeeper-batter Richa Ghosh (52) no other batter could cross 20 as the tourists were bundled out for 128 in 17.5 overs.

Thanks to all-rounder Amelia Kerr, who is shaping up well for next month's ICC women's World Cup at home, the hosts continued to maintain their recent dominance. After scoring a 33-ball 68, Kerr returned with the ball to pick up the final three wickets as India suffered the biggest d