Napier (Mahmudiya) Indian women’s cricket team defeated New Zealand by 9 wickets, thanks to the brilliant century of explosive batsman Smriti Mandhana. India’s women team won the first one-day match of three ODIs by defeating New Zealand by 9 wickets. Smriti Mandhana scored 105 runs in a superb 104 balls. Indian team won the toss in the first ODI of the ICC Women’s Championship and decided to field first. The bowlers bowled New Zealand to 192 runs. After that, Smriti Mandhana scored a century to chase the target and the Jemimaah Rodriguez scored an unbeaten 81. They shared a 190-run partnership in 32.2 overs. New Zealand’s Emilia Carr trapped Mandhana at Lee Tahruh for the first wicket of the Indian team. After this, Rodriguez gave the required three runs with Deepti Sharma and won the team India.