Australia Women tour of West Indies:
Australia Women continues to dominate West Indies Women in Australia Women’s tour to West Indies.
There had been 3 ODIs in the series with Australia Women coming out on top of West Indies Women’s cricket team in every ODI of the series by a huge margin. Australia Women is also leading the 3 matches T20 internationals by winning 2 out of 3 of them.
Australia Women vs West Indies Women, 2nd T20I:
West Indies Women: 97/9
Australia Women: 98/1 (14.3/20 overs, Target 98)
Australia Women won the match by 9 wickets.
At the start of the match, Australia Women won the toss and elected to field first. Kyshona Knight and Britney Cooper opened the game for West Indies Women. West Indies Women started the game at a slow and steady pace as their first wicket of Kyshona Knight got caught by Georgia Wareham on the ball of Delissa Kimmince bringing West Indies Women’s score to 30-1 in the 6th over.
Britney Cooper of West Indies Women stood out as their top-scorer with 39 runs on 33 balls by hitting 6 fours and a six. Chinelle Henry also scored an undefeated 21 off 25 balls to push West Indies Women towards their total of 97/9.
Australia Women’s Jess Jonassen took 2 wickets for 19 runs while Megan Schutt, Delissa Kimmince, Georgia Wareham, and Ashleigh Gardner took one wicket each.
In their Response to West Indies Women’s target of 98 runs, Australia Women’s wicketkeeper-batsman Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney started the game for Australia Women.
Beth Mooney went out in the 6th over by scoring 8 runs off 18 bringing her 44 runs to stand with Alyssa Healy to an end. On the other hand, Australia Women’s wicketkeeper-batsman Alyssa Healy with Australia Women’s Captain Meg Lanning propelled Australia Women towards victory.
Australia Women’s wicket-keeper batsman, Alyssa Healy made an undefeated 58 off 43 runs by smacking 10 fours all over the ground to achieve the target of 98 runs in just 14.3 overs. Alyssa Healy has been having a tremendous time of the year as it is her fourth fifty-plus score in the five matches of Australia Women’s tour to West Indies.
Australia Women’s Captain, Meg Lanning also contributed by staying not out for 22 off 26 balls.
None of the West Indies bowlers were able to impress but Afy Fletcher took 1 wicket by conceding 13 runs off her 4 overs with an economy rate of 3.25 against the assault of Australia Women.
Alyssa Healy was awarded the Player of the Match for her 58 off 43. It was also her 3rd player of the Match award from Australia Women’s tour to West Indies.
Australia Women had been dominating West Indies Women in both formats.
In their 1st ODI of the tour, Australia Women set up the target of 309 for West Indies Women to chase but the most they could do was being all out at 130. Australia Women won the game by 178 runs.
In their 2nd ODI, Australia Women once again scored 308/2 but West Indies Women could only score 157/8 in the 50 overs. Australia Women won the game by 151 runs.
For their 3rd ODI, West Indies women batted first to set up the target of 180 but that was easily chased by Australia Women in just 32 overs thanks to Alyssa Healy scoring a quick 61 off 32 balls with the help of 11 fours and a six.
For their 1st T20I of the series, West Indies Women batted first to score 106/8 but that was also easily chased with 6 wickets and 7 balls remaining for Australia women.