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WATCH: Rajeshwari Gayakwad bags best bowling figures by an Indian cricketer in Women's World Cup

WATCH: Rajeshwari Gayakwad bags best bowling figures by an Indian cricketer in Women's World Cup

Indian skipper Mithali Raj notched up yet another ravishing century before left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad grabbed her maiden fi-fer to wrap up New Zealand for mere 79 thereby taking India into the semi-final round of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017, on Saturday.

WATCH: Veda Krishnamurthy demoralises New Zealand with typhoonic half-century in ICC Women's World Cup

WATCH: Veda Krishnamurthy demoralises New Zealand with typhoonic half-century in ICC Women's World Cup

India has found a finisher in women's cricket. And she is Veda Krishnamurthy.

India skipper Mithali Raj scores record-breaking sixth ODI ton - watch video

India skipper Mithali Raj scores record-breaking sixth ODI ton - watch video

The Indian skipper rebuilt the innings with a 132-run stand with Harmanpreet Kaur, who also came back to form with a brilliant 60.

ICC Women's World Cup: There is no stopping Mithali Raj, Indian skipper hits hundred against New Zealand in must win match

ICC Women's World Cup: There is no stopping Mithali Raj, Indian skipper hits hundred against New Zealand in must win match

Raj finally departed after making 109 off 123 balls as India scored 265/7 thanks to Veda Krishnamurthy's onslaught. The 24-year-old hit seven fours and two sixes in her 45-ball knock for 70 runs.

ICC Women's World Cup: India vs New Zealand: As it happened...

ICC Women's World Cup: India vs New Zealand: As it happened...

India were reduced to 21 for 2 in the eighth over but a 132-run stand between Mithali (109) and Harmanpreet Kaur (60) for the third wicket brought them back into the match.

Sports schedule for the day – July 15, 2017

Sports schedule for the day – July 15, 2017

It is one heck of a day for the sports enthusiasts with the weekend filled with sports action. Cricket fans can resist themselves to the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 where Indian eves will look to crawl into the semi-final stage with a must-win match against New Zealand.

Women’s World Cup: Under pressure India face New Zealand in virtual quarterfinal on Saturday

Women’s World Cup: Under pressure India face New Zealand in virtual quarterfinal on Saturday

Hanging on to fourth spot on the points table, a loss tomorrow will shatter India's semifinal hopes. After starting the tournament on a promising note with four wins on the trot, India slumped to their second straight loss on Wednesday.

ICC Women's World Cup winner to get USD 660,000 prize money

ICC Women's World Cup winner to get USD 660,000 prize money

The ICC had earlier in May announced that the total prize money for the tournament would be USD 2 million, 10 times of the amount at stake in the 2013 edition.

WATCH: After win over New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli obliges fans by giving autographs

WATCH: After win over New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli obliges fans by giving autographs

The skipper remained unbeaten at 52 runs off 55 deliveries as India clinched victory by 45 runs by D/L method.  

ICC Champions Trophy: Skipper Virat Kohli hails pace quartet, says India can win titles with bowlers

ICC Champions Trophy: Skipper Virat Kohli hails pace quartet, says India can win titles with bowlers

India's chase was, however, cut short by rain. But thanks to a superior batting performance, India won the match by 45 runs via D/L method.

WATCH: Flying stumps! Bhuvneshwar Kumar gives perfect response to Corey Anderson with an unplayable delivery

WATCH: Flying stumps! Bhuvneshwar Kumar gives perfect response to Corey Anderson with an unplayable delivery

Chasing 190-run target, India won the match by 45 runs via D/L method after rain stopped the play at Kennington Oval.

WATCH: Yuvraj Singh crosses 3 million followers on Instagram, posts a special video

WATCH: Yuvraj Singh crosses 3 million followers on Instagram, posts a special video

Yuvraj Singh is one of the most active cricketers on social media. He constantly updates his fans about his personal and professional life on Instagram.

WATCH: Smiling assassin MS Dhoni hits Trent Boult for an unbelievable six in CT2017 warm-up match

WATCH: Smiling assassin MS Dhoni hits Trent Boult for an unbelievable six in CT2017 warm-up match

India won the match by 45 runs via D/L method after rain stopped the play at Kennington Oval.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami shine as India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in rain-curtailed warm-up game

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami shine as India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in rain-curtailed warm-up game

Chasing 190-run target, India were 129 for 3 in 26 overs, when rain stopped play but they were comfortably ahead of the Black Caps as per Duckworth-Lewis par score of 84 after 26 overs.

WATCH: Lightening quick MS Dhoni stumping leaves rock-star Ravindra Jadeja beaming with pride in IND-NZ warm-up match

WATCH: Lightening quick MS Dhoni stumping leaves rock-star Ravindra Jadeja beaming with pride in IND-NZ warm-up match

Jadeja was given only four overs in the 38.3 overs Kiwi innings, but 28-year-old was sensational in his spell. His figures were: 4-0-8-2.

WATCH: Virat Kohli hits STUNNING straight drive for a four in India-New Zealand warm-up game

WATCH: Virat Kohli hits STUNNING straight drive for a four in India-New Zealand warm-up game

India, chasing a 190-run target, were firmly in control at 129/3 after 26 overs when rain interrupted the play.

WATCH: Virat Kohli reaches out to MS Dhoni for mid-game tactics in Champions Trophy warm-up game vs New Zealand

WATCH: Virat Kohli reaches out to MS Dhoni for mid-game tactics in Champions Trophy warm-up game vs New Zealand

With just 13 players available, India skipper Kohli was without Yuvraj Singh and Rohit Sharma for the opening warm-up game.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Warm-up: India vs New Zealand — As it happened...

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Warm-up: India vs New Zealand — As it happened...

Chasing 190-run target, India were 129 for 3 in 26 overs, when rain stopped play but they were comfortably ahead of the Black Caps as per Duckworth-Lewis par score of 84 after 26 overs.

After Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma to miss India's opening warm-up clash against New Zealand

After Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma to miss India's opening warm-up clash against New Zealand

While Yuvi is down with viral fever, Rohit will join the squad today on 28th, having sought extended leaves from the board to attend a cousin's marriage.