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ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: India outclassed by hosts New Zealand

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: India outclassed by hosts New Zealand

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Harmanpreet Kaur’s fighting half-century went in vain as India lost their first match of the ongoing Women’s World Cup. The Indian women’s cricket team lost to hosts New Zealand by 62 runs at the  ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 in Hamilton on Thursday. Chasing 260, Harmanpreet Kaur waged a lone battle with a gritty 71 off 63 as India were bundled out for 198 in 46.4 overs. Meanwhile, New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr starred with both bat and ball, scoring a fifty and taking three wickets. She now has four fifties and a hundred in her last five matches against India. But it was Amy Satterthwaite who was named Player of the Match for her impressive 75-run knock. The loss saw India drop to fifth in the points table, behind Australia, New Zealand, West Indies and South Africa. Only...