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Windies Women beaten by eight wickets

October 1, 2023

Australia Women defeated West Indies Women by eight wickets in the opening Twenty20 International, of the three-match series at North Sydney Oval there on Sunday.

The Windies Women were sent in to bat, making 147 for three in their 20 overs. In reply, the Australian Women made 149 for two in just 13.2 overs.

Windies captain Hayley Matthews was the Player of the Match, making 99 off of 74 balls, then returning with the ball to take one wicket in her two overs and conceding 17 runs.

Here is the scoreboard of that first Twenty20 International between Australia Women and West Indies Women:


*H Matthews not out 99

S Gajnabi b Brown 0

S Taylor run out 10

S Campbelle st Healy b Gardner 19

C Henry not out 1

Extras (lb9, w6, nb3) 18

TOTAL (3 wkts, 20 overs) 147

Did not bat: +R Williams, A Alleyne, Z James, S Connell, A Fletcher, K Ramharack 

Fall of wickets: 1-22, 2-90, 3-146

Bowling: Schutt 4-1-15-0 (nb1), Gardner 4-0-26-1, Jonassen 2-0-20-0, Brown 3-0-29-1 (w2, nb2), Wareham 3-0-21-0, Sutherland 3-0-17-0 (w2), McGrath 1-0-10-0 (w2).


B Mooney c Taylor b Henry 11

*+A Healy c Henry b Matthews 56

T McGrath not out 60

A Gardner not out 13

Extras (lb1, nb2, w6) 9

TOTAL (2 wkts, 13.2 overs) 149

Did not bat: E Perry, P Litchfield, A Sutherland, G Wareham, J Jonassen, M Schutt, D Brown 

Fall of wickets: 1-22, 2-107.

Bowling: Henry 3-0-30-1 (w2), Matthews 2-0-17-1, Ramharack 2-0-16-0, Fletcher 1.2-0-20-0, Connell 2-0-28-0 (w2), James 1.2-0-21-0, Alleyne 1.4-0-16-0 (w1, nb2)

Result: Australia Women won by eight wickets.

Series: Australia Women lead three-match series 1-0.

Player-of-the-Match: Hayley Matthews.

Toss: Australia Women.

Umpires: Claire Polosak, Phillip Gillespie; TV – Eloise Sheridan.

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