New Zealand women 147 for 2 ( Devine 93, Satterthwaite 38*) beat Pakistan women 144 (Mir 50, Rowe 3-22, Kerr 2-27) by eight wickets
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New Zealand have thrived on a set template this World Cup: rout the opposition for a low score and mow down the target. That template fetched New Zealand their third win and took them a step closer to the semi-finals. The result also meant Pakistan were the first team to be dumped out of the tournament after five defeats in as many matches.
Offspinner Leigh Kasperek and seamer Hannah Rowe, who was on the verge of a hat-trick at one point, claimed combined figures of 19-2-57-5 to bundle Pakistan out for 144 – their fourth successive sub-150 score in the World Cup. Sophie Devine then made a mockery of the target, narrowly missing out on the fastest century in Women’s ODIs during her 41-ball 93. She, however, did break the…