England lose to West Indies in Twenty20 tri-series final

Natalie Sciver
Natalie Sciver
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.

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.

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