NZ Emerging v England Women, T20, Lincoln

Greenway leads England to third win

ESPNcricinfo staff

February 14, 2012

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Lydia Greenway on the way to her match-winning 63, South Africa Women v England Women, 3rd ODI, Potchefstroom, October, 25, 2011
Lydia Greenway scored 210 runs in three ODIs against South Africa in October © Getty Images
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England Women 140 for 8 (Greenway 46) beat New Zealand Emerging Players Women 86 for 5 (Gunn 2-23) by 54 runs
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England Women continued their unbeaten start to their tour of New Zealand by beating New Zealand Emerging Players Women by 54 runs at Lincoln. It was their third consecutive win in the warm-up matches ahead of a five-match T20 series and three ODIs against New Zealand, which begins on February 17.

Lydia Greenway led England's innings as they posted a competitive target. Greenway's 46 from 40 balls helped her side to 140 for 8. She struck four boundaries and shared 34 from 23 balls with Tamsin Beaumont, who made 13. But England failed to build a big partnership; Laura Marsh's 19-ball 17 the best of a number of other small contributions.

Greenway also provided England's first breakthrough in the field with the run out of Janet Brehaut for four as England began sharply and easily defended their score. Only one partnership developed - Anna Petersen and Meg Kendal putting on 42 - but England managed to keep the run-rate slow and were always in control. Petersen was run out by Jenny Gunn for 41 as New Zealand's chase ended in a whimper.

"It was another solid performance from us," Greenway said. "We got the runs on the board, stayed disciplined with the ball and took our opportunities in the field. And it was really satisfying to get some runs under my belt today before we head into the T20 series."

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