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West Indies Women win series against South Africa


West Indies Women win series against South Africa

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WEST INDIES WOMEN defeated South Africa by 57 runs today to win their three-match One-Day International Series with a game in hand.

Playing at Buffalo Park in East London, West Indies women were bowled out for 232 with five balls left, and then limited South Africa to 174 all out.

Captain Stafanie Taylor (79) and Deandra Dottin (61) paved the way with a third wicket stand of 135 after West Indies lost openers Hayley Matthews and Shaquana Quintyne both for six.

Suné Luus took three for 34 for South Africa.

Trisha Chetty scored 51 for South Africa, but once she was out, there was a steady fall of wickets as players got starts but did not carry on.

There were two wickets each for Matthews, Quintyne and Anisa Mohammed.

The third and final match is on Monday. 

Summarised scores:

West Indies Women 232 in 49.1 overs (S. Taylor 79, D. Dottin 61, S. Campbelle 24, B. Cooper 21, M. Aguilleira 10; S. Luus 3-34. M. Kapp 2-38). South Africa Women 174 in 45.3 overs (T. Chetty 51, M. du Preez 24, A. Steyn 20, S. Luus 19, D van Niekerk 16, S. Ismail 13; H. Matthews 2-18, S. Quintyne 2-20, S. Mohammed 2-29). West Indies Women won by 57 runs. (SAT)