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Winfield calls for England response

Lauren Winfield has urged England women to bounce back in the three-match Twenty20 series with New Zealand following a nine-wicket defeat in the third International Cricket Council Women’s Championship one-day international.

Charlotte Edwards’ side failed to build on Friday’s series-levelling victory as Rachel Priest and Amy Satterthwaite shared a match-winning unbroken second-wicket stand of 156.

Priest and Satterthwaite, with an unbeaten 96 and 76 not out respectively, helped the White Ferns comfortably chase 218 at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.

A second defeat in three matches hampered England’s pursuit of leaders Australia in the Women’s Championship, although the two points gained from their only triumph moved them up to joint second, five behind their oldest rivals.

 

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