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
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.