With the visitors closing in on Australia's total of 138, Schutt claimed the vital wickets of Katey Martin and Suzie Bates in the 18th over to leave the Kiwis struggling at 105-5.
WBBL-Women’s T20 Challenge conundrum: A different window, better planning would have made it a non-issue
The overlap between the WBBL and Women's T20 Challenge means cricketers would not be able to feature in both tournaments given the coronavirus-enforced restrictions.
Although they narrowly fell short of 500, the New Zealand side still re-rewrote the record books as Suzie Bates and Co plundered 491 for 4 against Ireland in Dublin.
Bowler Jess Kerr and wicket-keeper Natalie Dodd have been offered New Zealand women's team's central contracts for the first time as part of a 17-player list for the 2020-21 season.
Skipper Kane Willamson was on Thursday named the men's ODI Player of the Year at the annual New Zealand Cricket awards for his stellar performance throughout the year.
Teen batting sensation Shafali Verma rises to top of ICC Women's T20I rankings; England's Sophie Ecclestone leads bowlers' chart
Shafali Verma become only the second India batswoman after Mithali Raj to top the Women’s T20I batting rankings.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Potent bowling attack lead India's win over Kiwis but questions remain on team's four-spinner strategy
There is little doubt that India picked their five best bowlers from the squad. It was an enormous risk, especially on Australian soil, but the Docklands is a slower (and lower) surface than the WACA Ground, so it was probably worth taking. Moreover, India had nearly stopped using Reddy (and Pooja Vastrakar, the original choice for the second seamer) upfront, in the Powerplay overs. It should ideally not have mattered.
Shafali Verma heroics help India hold nerve against New Zealand in Women's T20 World Cup, reach semi-final
Here are a few photos from India's win over New Zealand in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: From Suzie Bates' run scoring spree to Ellyse Perry's penchant for wickets, a comprehensive look at numbers from past editions
Australia Women have won 24 matches in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, the most by any team, plus their win percentage of 76.56 is also the highest in the tournament
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Feisty competition, impending world record challenge marks up cricketing carnival in Australia
The grandeur of Women's T20 World Cup 2020 in the backyard of one of the greatest cricketing sides, an impending world record challenge, some feisty teams lending to the spectre and much more to look forward to, in the upcoming fortnight-long cricketing carnival.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: From Smriti Mandhana to Ellyse Perry, players to watch out for in showpiece event
As the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 gets underway in Australia, we profile some key players in each of the participating teams and what they could bring to the table to help their team win the trophy
Smriti Mandhana rises to fourth spot, Jemimah Rodrigues drops to seventh in ICC Women's T20I Rankings
India star Smriti Mandhana rose three rungs to fourth but Jemimah Rodrigues dropped to seventh in the latest ICC women's T20I rankings for batters.
Beth Mooney's half-century helps Brisbane Heat clinch WBBL title with six-wicket win over Adelaide Strikers
Beth Mooney was declared the player of the match for her 56 not out as Brisbane Heat won the title by beating Adelaide Strikers.
Listen: Full script of Episode 198 of Spodcast where we discuss Trailblazers win over Supernovas, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman summoned by BCCI and more
In this edition of Firstpost Spodcast, we talk about Trailblazers beating Supernovas in the opening match of the Women's T20 Challenge, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman summoned by BCCI for their alleged conflict of interest case and more.
Women's T20 Challenge 2019: Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana's star turn in thrilling opener underlines the potential of women's cricket
Even under immense pressure to deliver, with the weight of a future IPL on their shoulders, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana stood tall and showed that women have the power game that works so well on television. This is the potential of Indian cricket, they said. This is it’s present. And this can be its future.
Women's T20 Challenge 2019: Trailblazers survive Harmanpreet Kaur scare to clinch last-ball thriller in opening match
Needing 19 off the final over, Supernovas skipper Harmanpreet (46 not out off 34) almost got her team over the line with some sensational hitting but veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami held her nerve after being smashed for four consecutive boundaries.
TRA vs SUP Highlights and Match Recap, Women’s T20 Challenge 2019, Full Cricket Score: Trailblazers beat Supernovas by two runs
LIVE Score, WIPL 2019, Supernovas vs Trailblazers: Trailblazers win by 2 runs What a thrilling end to the opening game of the Women's T20 challenge! Goswami holds it wide of off and back of a length, Harmanpreet fails to connect it and Lea Tahuhu runs for the bye but Kaur is late to responsible. However Ravi Kalpana with the gloves on ran to the stumps and broke it. Lea Tahuhu might have made her ground, so she has to relay it to the non-striker's end, but they can run only one, third umpire is referred and but replays reveal Tahuhu was out at the keeper's end. Phew! WHAT A GAME! WHAT A FINISH!
Women's T20 Challenge 2019: Young Indian players ready to rub shoulders with sport's biggest stars in three-team event
Three teams – Trailblazers, Supernovas and Velocity – will play each other in the round robin format in Women's T20 Challenge. Harmanpreet Kaur's Supernovas take on Smriti Mandhana's Trailblazers in the opening game.
Women's T20 Challenge 2019: Three teams, international stars from five countries, evening fixtures and everything else you need to know
Here is all you need to know regarding the IPL Women’s T20 Challenge 2019 that will be taking place in Jaipur from Monday.
Harmanpreet Kaur, Smrithi Mandhana and Mithali Raj will lead the Supernovas, Trailblazers and Velocity teams respectively in the upcoming Women's T20 Challenge to be played between 6 and 11 May at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.