That's it! India Women win by 34 runs. They are off to a winning start in this ICC Women's World T20. Comprehensive performance by the Indian team and it was Harmanpreet Kaur who led from the front. Courtesy her 103, India posted a daunting target for While Ferns. That's all from this game, do join us back for India's next match, which is against rivals Pakistan. Till then good bye!!!

Two overs remaining and New Zealand need 58 more runs to win. New Zealand should eye to get close to the target as the run-rate might come into play in later stage of the tournament. 

New Zealand now need 76 off 24 balls to win, that's the required run-rate of 19 runs per over. So, India all set to begin their campaign with a win.

OUT! Arundhati Reddy picks the prized wicket of Suzie Bates. This should seal the deal for India. Bates is caught near backward point. Bates c Deepti Sharma b Arundhati Reddy 67(50) 

OUT! Another wicket for Hemalatha, this time she gets rd of Satterthwaite.  New Zealand continue to loose wickets. Satterthwaite c Veda Krishnamurthy b Hemalatha 3(9)

OUT! Back to back wicket for Poonam Yadav. She first removed Sophie Devine and then accounts for Jess Watkin. Big blow this to White Ferns. Meanwhile, Suzie Bates has complete her half-century and she holds the key for her side.

OUT! New Zealand lose first wicket. Hemalatha picks the wicket, her maiden in T20Is. This should put some breaks on New Zealand's scoring. Anna Peterson c Bhatia b Hemalatha 14(12)

Good start this for New Zealand. Suzie Bates and Anna Peterson are the openers as New Zealand look to chase down record total. 

OUT! That's end of Harmanpreet Kaur's fine innings. She departs on 103 off just 51 balls. Meanwhile, India finish on 194/5.  Harmanpreet Kaur c Katey Martin b Devine 103(51)

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India open their ICC Women’s World T20 campaign against New Zealand at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. This is the sixth edition of the ICC Women’s World T20 and first to be played as a standalone event. Meanwhile, India are placed in Group along with Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand and Ireland as they look for their maiden World T20 title. Stay tuned for live score updates. Live Cricket Streaming of India vs New Zealand ICC Women's World T20 2018 on Hotstar: Watch Free Telecast, Live Video of IND W vs NZ W T2O Match on TV & Online

India and New Zealand Women’s team have met seven times previously. White Ferns lead the head-to-head record with five wins from seven matches. In the last meeting between these two teams in T20Is, India emerged victorious, though they lost the series 1-2. The meeting took place in 2015 and since then Indian team have made improvements.

As far as the format of ICC Women’s World T20 2018 is concerned, top two teams from each group will qualify for the semi-finals. So, the teams will be looking to notch some early wins and maintain the top spot on the points table. ICC Women's World T20 2018 Schedule & Timetable in PDF for Free Download: Date, Time & List of All WT20 Matches in India Time (IST)

New Zealand Women (From): Suzie Bates, Anna Peterson, Sophie Devine, Amy Satterthwaite(c), Katey Martin(w), Bernadine Bezuidenhout, Jess Watkin, Hayley Jensen, Amelia Kerr, KE Ebrahim, Holly Huddleston, Leigh Kasperek, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu, Maddy Green.

India Women (From): Mithali Raj, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Dayalan Hemalatha, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Taniya Bhatia(w), Poonam Yadav, Anuja Patil, Ekta Bisht, Mansi Joshi, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy.