England lose to West Indies in Twenty20 tri-series final

Women's Twenty20 tri-series final, Barbados:

West Indies 119-2 (16.5 overs) beat England 115-5 (20 overs) by eight wickets

Match scorecard

Stafanie Taylor produced an impressive all-round performance to inspire West Indies to an eight-wicket victory over England in the final of the Twenty20 tri-series tournament in Barbados.

Natalie Sciver top-scored with 36 in England's 115-5 while Taylor took one wicket in her four-over bowling spell.

England's Caribbean fixtures

West Indies v England one-day series (all games in Trinidad):

  • 29 Oct: First one-day international
  • 1 Nov: Second one-day international
  • 3 Nov: Third one-day international

Taylor then hit an unbeaten 51, with Deandra Dottin, 46 not out, sharing a partnership of 78.

It was enough for West Indies to win with 19 balls to spare in Bridgetown.

England made a steady start to their innings but after Danielle Wyatt was out for 12 to make it 22-1, they lost two further wickets without adding a run.

Sarah Taylor's partnership with Sciver gave them some hope but Taylor and Dottin enabled West Indies to coast to the win.

England now begin their three-match one-day series against West Indies in Trinidad on Tuesday.