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Sensational seven-run victory for West Indies Women over England Women

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(CWI) Dunedin, New Zealand- West Indies Women defeated defending ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup champions, England Women by 7 runs in University Oval in Dunedin.

Winning the toss and batting first, West Indies Women posted 225/6 from their 50 overs, thanks to an unbeaten 66 from Shemaine Campbelle with Chedean Nation narrowly missing out on her first Cricket World Cup half-century, she finished on 49 not out. Earlier in the innings, Hayley Matthews added 45 runs. Bowling for England, Sophie Ecclestone finished with figures of 3/20 from her 10 overs, while Nat Sciver was next best with 1/49.

England were bowled out for 218 in 47.4 overs with Tammy Beaumont their top-scorer with 46, followed by Sophia Dunkley with 38. Shamilia Connell was the pick of the West Indies bowlers with 3/38 from 10 overs, next best was Anisa Mohammed with 2/24.

Speaking after the match, Anisa Mohammed said, “To win two games against two of the top teams in this tournament is definitely a motivation for us and it is confidence for us knowing we can defeat top teams. There are a lot of game-changers on this team so it was good seeing some of us put up our hands and take us over the line. I know a lot of teams are counting us as underdogs… we have nothing to lose, it’s a matter of us keep believing in each other and that we can win matches and I’m sure we have quite a lot of teams to surprise in this tournament.”

The West Indies Women will travel to Hamilton next, where they will take on India on March 12 in a Day/Night encounter at Seddon Park. First ball is at 2:00pm (March 11, 9:00pm Eastern Caribbean Time/ 8:00pm Jamaica Time).

 

Match Summary

West Indies Women

225/6 (50 overs)

Shemaine Campbelle 66 Sophie Ecclestone 10-4-20-3

Chedean Nation 49* Nat Sciver 8-1-49-1

 

England Women

218 all out (47.4)

Tammy Beaumont 46 Shamilia Connell 10-1-38-3

Sophia Dunkley 38 Anisa Mohammed 4.4-1-24-2

 

Player of the Match Shemaine Campbelle

 

Full scorecard here

Link to download full audio and video files of Anisa Mohammed’s media conference here.

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FULL SQUAD

Stafanie Taylor (Captain)
Anisa Mohammed (Vice Captain)
Aaliyah Alleyne
Shemaine Campbelle
Shamilia Connell
Deandra Dottin
Afy Fletcher
Cherry Ann Fraser
Chinelle Henry
Kycia Knight
Hayley Matthews
Chedean Nation
Karishma Ramharack
Shakera Selman
Rashada Williams

Travelling Reserves

Kaysia Schultz
Mandy Mangru
Jannillea Glasgow

West Indies Women ICC Cricket World Cup Match Schedule

** Date and time in brackets, indicate match times for Caribbean fans due to 17-hour time difference between New Zealand and Caribbean

February 27: Warm-up Match 1 vs Australia at Lincoln Green, Lincoln, 11am (February 26, 6pm Eastern Caribbean Time/5pm Jamaica Time)

March 1: Warm-up Match 2 vs India at Rangiora Oval, Rangiora, 11am (February 28, 6pm Eastern Caribbean Time/5pm Jamaica Time)

March 4: vs New Zealand at Bay Oval, Tauranga, 2pm (March 3, 9pm Eastern Caribbean Time/ 8pm Jamaica Time)- West Indies Women won by 3 runs

March 9: vs England at University Oval, Dunedin, 11am (March 8, 6pm Eastern Caribbean Time/5pm Jamaica Time)- West Indies Women won by 7 runs

March 12: vs India at Seddon Park, Hamilton, 2pm (March 11, 9pm Eastern Caribbean Time/ 8pm Jamaica Time)

March 15: vs Australia at Basin Reserve, Wellington, 11am (March 14, 6pm Eastern Caribbean Time/5pm Jamaica Time)

March 18: vs Bangladesh at Bay Oval, Tauranga, 11am (March 17, 6pm Eastern Caribbean Time/5pm Jamaica Time)

March 21: vs Pakistan at Seddon Park, Hamilton, 2pm (March 20, 9pm Eastern Caribbean Time/ 8pm Jamaica Time)

March 24: vs South Africa at Basin Reserve, Wellington, 11am (March 23, 6pm Eastern Caribbean Time/5pm Jamaica Time)

March 30: Semi-final 1 at Basin Reserve, Wellington

March 31: Semi-final 2 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch

April 3: Final at Hagley Oval, Christchurch

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