India defeated New Zealand by 4 runs and to qualify for the semifinals with their third win on the trot. (Twitter/T20WorldCup)
India vs New Zealand Women's (IND W vs NZ W) T20 World Cup 2020 Highlights: India survived a late onslaught from young all-rounder Amelia Kerr to defeat New Zealand by 4 runs and to qualify for the semifinals with their third win on the trot. India had posted 133/8 in their 20 overs batting first. Kerr took the game to the last ball but Shikha Pandey executed a perfect final ball of the match to see India through by 4 runs.
Shafali Verma's attacking 46 was the big story in the first innings. India looked set for a score around the 150-mark when she was batting but New Zealand managed to come back into the match with some quick wickets. New Zealand lost their top order and India had the upper hand till the last few overs of the chase, till Amelia Kerr's 19-ball 34 brought life into the chase. India have become the first team from Group A to qualify for the semifinals with three wins from three matches.