ICC World women's T20 warm-up: England thrash New Zealand by eight wickets
Anya Shrubsole and Rebecca Grundy helped England women beat New Zealand by eight wickets in their World T20 warm-up.
Last Updated: 21/03/14 1:35pm
The pair took seven wickets between them in a devastating opening 5.3 overs to reduce their opponents to 19-7.
Katie Perkins led a New Zealand fight-back, top-scoring with 15 and was the last out as her side finished with just 48 in 15.2 overs.
Frances Mackay was the only other player to make double figures with 10, with Shrubsole taking 4-10 off her four overs and Grundy 3-14 off three overs.
In reply, England skipper Charlotte Edwards and Sarah Taylor got their side off to a good start, before Edwards was caught and bowled by Sophie Devine for 21 off 17 balls, including four 4s.
Taylor was out for 13, caught by Perkins off Mackay, with the score on 40 to leave Tammy Beaumont (13no) and Lydia Greenway (2no) to see their side home, eventually finishing on 49-2 with 64 balls remaining.