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AWESOME! West Indies Women beat Australia to win Tweny20 for the first time

AWESOME! West Indies Women beat Australia to win Tweny20 for the first time

What has been described as brilliant batting displays from 18-year-old Hayley Matthews and captain Stafanie Taylor helped the West Indies Women to a thrilling win over Australia in the Twenty20 final in Kolkata, India on Sunday.

wt20_womenAustralia Women were seeking a fourth successive hold on the title, but West Indies Women opener Hayley Matthews and her team were equally determind to win, and in so doing claimed the title for the very first time. The teenager hit a stunning 66 off 45 balls with three sixes, in a stand of 120 to lead her team home to victory.

West Indies reached their target with three balls to spare and an eight-wicket win.

The cricket world is abuzz with the victory and as reported, Australia Women elected to bat and made 148 for five off their allotted 20 overs, with Elyse Villani making the first half century in a final. Villani and her team-mate Lanning each hit 52, the former becoming the first woman to score a half century in a WT20 final. However, West Idies teenager Matthews (66) and Taylor (59) followed suit to guide the West Indies to a famous victory and dethrone the three-times champions.

Congratulations West Indies Women on an awesome victory.

West Indies is hoping for a Twenty20 double in the men’s final with England.

 

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