October 4, 2022

Suzie Bates helped lead New Zealand to victory against England
Suzie Bates – who played basketball for New Zealand’s Olympic team in Beijing in 2008 – now has a Commonwealth medal
Commonwealth Games Twenty20 medal matches, Edgbaston:
Bronze medal: New Zealand 111-2 (11.5 overs) batted England 110-9 (20 overs) by eight wickets – scorecard
Gold Medal (17:00 BST) – Australia v Indiascorecard

New Zealand won the first women’s cricket medal awarded at a Commonwealth Games as they comfortably beat England and bronze at Edgbaston.

The White Ferns needed less than 12 overs to reach their target of 111 after hosts England had been restricted to 110-9 from their 20 overs.

Captain Sophie Devine top scored with an unbeaten 51 as the Kiwis raced home to lose just two wickets.

Favorites Australia now face India for the gold medal at 17:00 BST.

More to come.

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