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ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: New Zealand invites India to bat in do-or-die clash


Derby: New Zealand skipper Suzie Bates won the toss and elected to bowl against India in their do-or-die ICC Women World Cup match, here today.

The winner of the match will make it to the semifinals. India have left out Ekta Bisht to give Rajeshwari Gayakwad her first game of the tournament.

New Zealand have made two changes, leaving out Erin Bermingham and Holly Huddleston to bring back Maddy Green and Hannah Rowe.


New Zealand Women: Suzie Bates (C), Rachel Priest, Amy Satterthwaite, Katey Martin, Sophie Devine, Katie Perkins, Maddy Green, Amelia Kerr, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu and Leigh Kasperek.

India Women: Mithali Raj (C), Punam Raut, Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma, Shikha Pandey, Jhulan Goswami, Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Poonam Yadav.