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Record-breaking Satterthwaite seals 5-0 sweep for New Zealand

New Zealand women 223 for 5 (Satterthwaite 123, Sadia Yousuf 3-49) beat Pakistan women 220 (Zafar 50, Javeria Khan 50, Newton 5-31, Kerr 4-42)
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Amy Satterthwaite led New Zealand women - as captain, and with the bat - to a win in the last match of the ODI series against Pakistan in Nelson, helping them complete a 5-0 series sweep.

Satterthwaite became the first woman to score three centuries in consecutive innings in ODIs. Opening in place of regular captain Suzie Bates, who sat out of the game, Satterthwaite struck 18 fours in her 99-ball 123 after Pakistan had won the toss and set New Zealand 221 to win. New Zealand chased it down in the 39th over.

Earlier, medium-pacer Thamsyn Newton and 16-year-old legspinner Amelia Kerr both picked up career-best figures - Newton took 5 for 31, Kerr took 4 for 42 - to subdue Pakistan after they had got off to a strong start. Ayesha Zafar (50), Javeria Khan (50) and Nahida Khan (31), the top three in the order, were responsible for that. But Newton and Kerr struck regularly as Pakistan went from 157 for 2 to to being bowled out for 220 in the 50th over.

New Zealand's chase was powered by Satterthwaite, who scored most more than half the runs required, having begun by monopolising an opening partnership of 73 with Sam Curtis (9) that took only 9.2 overs. She then put on 53 for the fourth wicket with Katie Perkins - the second-highest scorer, with her 23 - to bring New Zealand within 35 runs of the target before Sadia Yousuf (3-49) broke the stand. The left-arm spinner dismissed Satterthwaite shortly after, but New Zealand had no trouble chasing the target down.

When asked about what the record means to her, Satterthwaite said she was happy, but New Zealand's performance as a team had impressed her more, particularly in the absence of some stalwarts.

"It's always nice to achieve something like that, but at the end of the day, you just want to put your best performances to contribute to a team win," Satterthwaite said. "It was great for our team to get a win without having Suzie (Bates) and Rachel (Priest). They're important players for us and to perform like that without them was great."

This was both teams' last ICC Women's Championship fixture, and the win sealed third spot for New Zealand. Pakistan finished in seventh place.