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Summary

  1. Refresh for in-play highlights (or use tab)
  2. West Indies win title for first time
  3. WI's Matthews & Taylor both make fifty
  4. Villani and Lanning both 52 for Australia
  5. West Indies v England in men's final at 14:30

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By Stephan Shemilt and Jamie Lillywhite

All times stated are UK

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A sign of things to come, or are England set to spoil the Windian party?

Phil Dawkes is just about to bring you the early stages of that one. I'll see you later.

So, the Windies have won it, lifting the World T20 trophy for the first time. They did it by recording their highest ever chase in a T20 international, and you can watch the best bits from that right here.

Stafanie Taylor lifts the trophy, the players cheer, fireworks and smoke shoot into the Kolkata sky. West Indies are the 2016 Women's World Twenty20 champions.

The Windies players have received their medals and gathering on the podium...

Windies skipper Stafanie Taylor: "It's fantastic the men were behind us, Sammy sent me a text this morning saying 'girls you are going to do it'.

"We didn't get the start we wanted with the ball, but the batting did it for us."

West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor is named player of the tournament. She's scored 246 runs and taken eight wickets.

Hayley Matthews is player of the match. She's getting quite an ovation.  

Australia captain Meg Lanning: "Full credit to West Indies, they outplayed us. They blew us away with the bat.

"We thought we were a little short, we didn't quite finish how we wanted to. I thought if we bowled well we could defend it.

"We've had a tough road into this. We built well throughout and I'm proud of the effort everyone put in."

Australia have been asked to collect their runners-up medals in alphabetical order. That's just what you need after losing a final, a brain-teasing team-building exercise...

Presentations coming up. There's quite a crew down there dishing out the gongs. Sourav Ganguly, for one...

The winning moment

Remember what I said about Dottin throwing he bat in the air at the moment the match was won? See if you can spot it in the clip here. All the highlights can be found at the top of the page.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"The Windies have brought power into this tournament. Hayley Matthews running down the wicket and hitting Ellyse Perry for six was probably the moment of the tournament."

Charles Dagnall

BBC Test Match Special

"This has been a great advert for the women's game. We've had a wicket that has been fabulous for Twenty20 cricket."

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"The best team have won. West Indies have played solid cricket. The one game they lost went right down to the line. The key is the captain, Taylor. She is the lead run-scorer and is in with the wickets. It allows others to chip in around her, with that anchor. They have discipline in their game now. If this team can tighten up with the bowling and handle pressure they will be a dangerous force going forward."

As soon as the women won, the #WI men charged on to the field to join in the celebrations. Amazing scenes.

As soon as the women won, the #WI men charged on to the field to join in the celebrations. Amazing scenes.

I've just seen a picture of the moment the Windies sealed victory. Deandra Dottin threw her bat so high, Tim Peake could have caught it. An Australian fielder could have got a bat to the head to go with the disappointment of losing in a final.

Final scorecard

West Indies 149-2 from 19.3 overs

Not out batsmen: Dottin 18, Cooper 3

Fall of wickets: 120-1 (Matthews 66), 144-2 (Taylor 59)

Bowling figures: Jonassen 4-0-26-0, Perry 3.3-0-27-0, Schutt 3-0-26-0, Farrell 4-0-35-1, Beams 4-0-27-1, Osborne 1-0-6-0

Sixes: Australia 2, West Indies 3

Australia 148-5: Villani 52, Lanning 52, Dottin 2-33

Full scorecard

West Indies' Britney Cooper: "No way were Australia going to come back and win that game. We told the girls at half-time that we thought Australia were about 17 runs short. It is a batting pitch so we stayed steady and applied ourselves." 

Matthews is right there. The past few months have shown that the talent does exist in the Caribbean. Under-19 world champs, Women's World T20 winners, perhaps the men to add another trophy later today. If only they could the players and administrators singing from the same hymn sheet.

Hayley Matthews celebrates
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West Indies' Hayley Matthews: "We always knew it would be a big total but after a good start anything was possible. It is always good to contribute, especially in a final.

"Australia have played good cricket in the last few years so it is good to beat them.

"It will be really good to get all three teams winning (along with the U19s and the men) and show people that West Indies cricket is not dead."

What a result for WI women and for the world game. WI new #WT20 Women's champions, unseating mighty Australia in the process.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"This tournament has been great to show the unity between the men and women. I think it might give the West Indies men a boost. They have seen how good this wicket it as well."

Australia miss out on winning the World T20 for a fourth successive occasion. It's the first time since 2010 that the trophy won't be heading down under. Meg Lanning sank to the turf as the ball ran away for the final time, tears in her eyes.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"A massive congratulation to the West Indies. They have been on the rise for a few years now. There are a few of the West Indian boys joining in the celebrations now. Darren Sammy is down there jigging and dancing."

West Indies add the Women's World T20 to the Under-19 World Cup won in February. The men due up later. I wonder...

Oh, what celebrations. The West Indies are in the middle, dancing the moves that we've seen from Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo. Darren Sammy and Andre Russell are even on the pitch, joining in with hugs and high fives.

West Indies win the Women's World Twenty20

West Indies are the world champions! It's an incredible finish. Cooper tries to scamper a single that isn't there, the fielder picks the ball up at mid-wicket, recklessly hurls at the non-striker's end, misses, and the ball is away for the overthrow that ends the game. The women in maroon invade the pitch, they have won their first global trophy.  

WI 147-2

Excellent from Perry. Yorker. Cooper digs it out. Dot ball. Two required...

WI 147-2

Single. Why are those in-fielders so deep? Two needed...

WI 146-2 (target 149)

Ellyse Perry to bowl it...

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"This has worked out the best for the West Indies. You want Dottin at the aggression end. If anybody is going to cause a bit of a shindig it is Perry."

WI 146-2 (need 3 from 6)

It's all down to this, then. The runs required off the final over. Remember, Australia only managed one from their final over...

WI 145-2

Britney Cooper the new batter. A single right away.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"You never know. Taylor gone, the pressure of the moment on a new batter. You suspect it is still in the West Indies' favour. But if any team can fight back it is Australia."

WICKET

Taylor c Jonassen b Farrell 59 (WI 144-2)

Hold it right there! Stafanie Taylor drives straight to point with the trophy so close she can touch it. Five runs still needed...

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"On the edge of history here. The photographers are getting excited. They could be snapping something very special here today."

WI 144-1

Single jammed on the leg side. Five needed from nine balls.

WI 143-1

Has that sealed it? Dottin twice down the ground for four...