Women's WC: Eng and NZ in must-win tie but all eyes on WI-Aus match

England will try to be in the hunt and keep the ambition of their title defence alive, while New Zealand would be kicking themselves for missing out against West Indies and throwing the last spot open.

updated: February 12, 2013 13:52 IST
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Mumbai: Defending champions England and runners-up New Zealand will lock horns in their do-or-die match of the Super Six stage for a place in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Mumbai.

However, the match could prove to be inconsequential if the second-placed West Indies stun table-toppers Australia in their day game at the MIG ground.

The 2009 World Cup finalists are tied at four points with England and the team that wins can harbour hopes of reaching the final by virtue of net run rate, provided Australia maintain their winning streak in the tournament.

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