This will be a close match, the outcome of which may well depend on whether the in-form Smriti Mandhana recovers in time.
Chamari Athapaththu (91) and Poonam Yadav (7 wickets) have occupied the leading positions.
Sophie Devine (75 runs) went past Alyssa Healy (51), while Poonam Yadav (4 wickets) held on to the lead.
he Kiwis are clear favourites but as Sri Lanka showed in the warm-up games, they are not pushovers.
Smriti Mandhana and Sophie Devine are leading most of the batting tables.
Thailand have won most Women's T20Is (21) in 2019, seven more than any other side. New Zealand, on the other hand, have a 6-1 record since the previous T20 World Cup.
Despite making it to the semi-final four times, New Zealand have never won the trophy. As in 2018, they have been bracketed with Australia and India.
February 16 will feature four warm-up matches of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2020, two each in Adelaide and Brisbane.
New Zealand hold an unassailable 3-1 lead in the 5-match series. The teams will now face off for one final time, at University Oval, Dunedin.
A win at Basin Reserve kept South Africa in the hunt in the 5-match series against New Zealand. However, the hosts still lead the series 2-1.