New Zealand v Pakistan, Super Six

Women's World Cup, 2008-09

At Drummoyne Oval, Sydney, March 19, 2009. New Zealand won by 223 runs. Toss: New Zealand. New Zealand 373-7 (50 overs) (H. M. Tiffen 100, S. W. Bates 168, N. J. Browne 33*); Pakistan 150 (48.1 overs) (Nain Abidi 52; L. R. Doolan 3-30). New Zealand 2 pts. Player of the Match: S. W. Bates.

Haidee Tiffen and Suzie Bates ensured New Zealand's place in the final by adding 262 for the second wicket, the second-highest stand in all women's one-day internationals after 268 for the first wicket by Sarah Taylor and Caroline Atkins for England v South Africa at Lord's in August 2008. Bates hit 168 - the third-highest innings in a women's one-day international - in just 105 balls, with six sixes and 19 fours, outscoring Pakistan single-handed. Tiffen's maiden hundred came from a more sedate 128 balls, with only three fours.

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