West Indies beats Australia for maiden title – Scooptimes

The West Indies women’s cricket team beat Australia by eight wickets in the final at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.

West Indies women’s cricket team put a dominant show with the bat. Hayley Matthews and Stafanie Taylor scored 66 and 59 respectively while chasing a decent total of Australia’s 148/5.

This is the first time West Indies women’s cricket team won the T20 World Cup Trophy.

Here is the scorecard of women’s T20 World Cup final played between Australia and West Indies at the Eden Gardens on April 3.

Australia Women:

Alyssa Healy c and b Matthews 4

Elyse Villani c Taylor b Dottin 52

Meg Lanning lbw b Mohammed 52

Ellyse Perry b Dottin 28

Alex Blackwell not out 3

Erin Osborne run out 0

Jess Jonassen not out 0

Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 3) 9

Total (five wickets in 20 overs) 148

Fall of wickets 1-15 (Healy, 1.6 overs), 2-92 (Villani, 11.6), 3-134 (Lanning, 17.4), 4-147 (Perry, 19.4), 5-147 (Osborne, 19.5)


Shamilia Connell 2-0-15-0

Hayley Matthews 2-0-13-1

Stafania Taylor 3-0-26-0

Deandra Dottin 4-0-33-2

Asy Fletcher 1-0-9-0

Anisa Mohammed 4-0-19-1

Shaquana Quintyne 4-0-27-0

West Indies Women: (Target: 149 runs)

Hayley Matthews c Blackwell b Beams 66

Stafanie Taylor c Jonassen b Farrell 59

Deandra Dottin not out 18

Britney Cooper not out 3

Extras (lb 2, w 1) 3

Total (two wickets in 19.3 overs) 149


Jess Jonassen 4-0-26-0

Ellyse Perry 3.3-0-27-0

Megan Schutt 3-0-26-0

Rena Farrell 4-0-35-1

Kristen Beans 4-0-27-1

Erin Osborne 1-0-6-0

Toss – Australia Women, who chose to bat

Series – West Indies Women won the 2015/16 Women’s World T20

Umpires – Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and RK Illingworth (England)

TV umpire – N.J. Llong (England)

Match referee – A.J. Pycroft (Zimbabwe)

Reserve umpire – S. Ravi