At one point, New Zealand looked down and out when they lost three for just 33. But then entered Sophie Devine who lodged herself with Amy Sattherwaite and formed a 56 runs partnership.Later in the innings, Katey Martin and the later order took control and propelled them to 244.
Anya made the first two incisions but the spinners and other seamers had some dry spells as after a 56 runs stand between Amy and Sophie, Katey sealed a 84 runs partnership for the fifth wicket with Amy. Then Dean bowled Amy when she had reached 54.
Halliday’s 19-ball 28 runs innings gave more impetus to New Zealand’s innings. Then Hannah Rowe scored 15 runs off 14 balls. Katey Martin nailed 65 of 83 balls and got involved in all partnerships beyond the fourth wicket, for the last 27 overs. For English bowlers, Dean led with three strikes while Anya and Freya Davies claims two each.