Raut, Goswami lead India to easy win in ICC Women's World Cup warm-up

Once the two openers - Raut and Kamini - added 119 runs in little under 27 overs, the chase was more or less sealed in India's favour. After their dismissals, Kaur and Raj played sensibly to help the hosts romp home with ease.

updated: January 28, 2013 22:36 IST
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Mumbai: A half-century from Poonam Raut and three wickets by medium pacer Jhulan Goswami helped India record a comfortable eight-wicket win over New Zealand in a warm-up match for the ICC Women's World Cup in Mumbai on Monday.

Opting to field, India dismissed the visitors for 201 in 47.5 overs, and then chased down the target with almost seven overs to spare at the Bandra Kurla Complex.

Opener Raut top-scored for the hosts with an 89-ball 69, hitting 12 fours in the process.

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