Rachel Priest raises her bat after scoring a half-century

India v New Zealand, 3rd Women's ODI, Bangalore

India Women rue poor starts with bat and ball

After conceding a 2-1 lead to New Zealand Women in the series, Veda Krishnamurthy said India Women had failed in the third ODI because of poor starts in batting and bowling

Rachel Priest works the ball into the leg side

India v NZ, 3rd women's ODI

Bates, Priest fifties secure New Zealand win

Half-centuries from New Zealand women's openers Suzie Bates and Rachel Priest guided the visitors to a comprehensive six-wicket win against India women in Bangalore

Suzie Bates was bowled for a duck

India v New Zealand, 2nd Women's ODI, Bangalore

Devine concerned by NZ's batting failures

New Zealand women's vice-captain Sophie Devine has said that losing too many wickets "in clumps" was a problem that has been bothering the team for a year

Sophie Devine top-scored for New Zealand Women with 89

India v New Zealand, 2nd Women's ODI, Bangalore

New Zealand take low scorer to level series

The New Zealand line-up stumbled again, but scrambled to a nervous three-wicket win and leveled the series with the help of a crucial fifth-wicket stand between Sophie Devine and Katie Perkins

Jhulan Goswami top-scored with 57

India Women v New Zealand Women, 1st ODI, Bangalore

'A fantastic wicket to bat on' - Goswami

Jhulan Goswami, the top-scorer of the match, called the track "fantastic" for batting, adding that it was an ideal wicket for one-day cricket

Jhulan Goswami helped India to victory with a composed 33 not out

India Women v New Zealand Women, 1st ODI, Bangalore

Spinners, Goswami shine as India defend 142

The New Zealand batsmen huffed and puffed, and eventually fell short of their target of 143 by 17 runs, unable to tackle the Indian spinners in the first women's ODI in Bangalore

Smriti Mandhana and Jhulan Goswami address the press

New Zealand Women in India 2015

India look to gather steam for WC qualification

The two teams languishing at the bottom of the ICC Women's Championship will square off for three ODIs in round three, as a part of the five-match series in Bangalore, to fight for crucial points to climb their way up the points table