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England on top in Scarborough

England's women produced another day of dominance to follow up their impressive displays in the one-day series, as the one-off Test against New Zealand got underway in Scarborough

Wisden Cricinfo staff
21-Aug-2004
New Zealand 215 (Rolls 71) v England 1 for 0
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England's women produced another day of dominance to follow up their impressive displays in the one-day series, as the one-off Test against New Zealand got underway in Scarborough.
In a fine team display, in which all six of England's bowlers took a wicket, New Zealand were restricted to 215 in a marathon 94 overs. Rebecca Rolls top-scored with 71, and Paula Flannery anchored the top of the innings with 46, but the tail had no answer to the pace and aggression of England's opening bowlers. When Lucy Pearson and Jenny Gunn returned to the attack, the last four wickets fell for 16 runs.
England were asked to bat for a tricky two-over spell before stumps, but Charlotte Edwards and Laura Newton kept their wickets intact to set up an intriguing second day for England.