Windies women lose T20 series to Australia
The West Indies Women fell to an eight-wicket defeat in the fourth and final Twenty20 International against Australia Women at Stadium Australia today.
After opting to bat first, the regional side limped to 107/7 from their 20 overs. Shemaine Campbelle was the main contributor of the innings, hitting a run-a-ball 34, which included three fours and a six. Shanel Daley scored 19 while Deandra Dottin and Shaquana Quintyne both scored 15.
Ellyse Perry was Australian Women’s best bowler, taking 3-9. Elyse Villani then struck an unbeaten 59 from 45 balls to lead the home side’s reply. Her knock included six boundaries and one six. Fellow opener, Jess Jonassen scored 31.
Their loss means the Australia Women have wrapped the T20 series 4-0.
West Indies Women: 107/7 (20 Overs). Shemaine Campbelle 34, Shanel Daley 19, Deandra Dottin 15, Shaquana Quintyne 15*; Ellyse Perry 4-1-9-3, Jess Jonassen 3-0-8-2, Rene Farrell 2-0-13-1, Megan Schutt 3-0-34-1.
Australia Women: 111/2 (14.1 Overs). Elyse Villani 59*, Jess Jonassen 31, Ellyse Perry 5*, Meg Lanning* 5; Shanel Daley 3-0-17-1, Hayley Matthews 4-0-24-1, Deandra Dottin 3-0-20-0, Shamilia Connell 1-0-7-0.
Perry was named Player of the Match and Jonassen earned the Player-of-the-Series Award for scoring 130 runs in four innings and taking five wickets.