Windies Women defeat Sri Lanka in final T20 International

ST JOHN’S, Antigua– The Windies Women trounced Sri Lanka Women by 31 runs to sweep the three-match  T20 International series here on Sunday.

The victory was extra special, as Deandra Dottin struck her second T20 century, becoming the first woman to achieve such a feat. She scored 112 from 67 balls. Hayley Matthews hit 34, as the Windies Women posted 159/6 from their 20 overs.

Dottin’s batting had the crowd enthralled as they watched her hit 5-sixes and 9-fours on her way to the match-winnings innings. She along with Matthews posted a 130-run partnership for the second wicket when Matthews departed run out.

Ama Kanchana was the best Sri Lanka bowler, taking 2/24. The Sri Lankans had something to celebrate as Shashikala Siriwardena and Rabecca Vandort both struck half-centuries in their team’s run-chase.

Hayley Matthews had a fantastic spell with the ball, taking 4/18, as the Windies Women kept a tight bowling attack.

Sri Lanka finished on 128/5 from their allotted 20 overs.

Deandra Dottin was Player of the Match as well as Player of the Series for her accumulative score of 154 runs and 1 wicket.

Windies Women Innings: 159/6 (20 Overs). D Dottin 112, H Matthews 34, Kyshona Knight 6, S Taylor 5; A Kanchana 2-0-24-2, S Weerakkody 4-0-21-1, C Gunaratne 4-0-27-0, S Siriwardene 4-0-27-0.

Sri Lanka Women Innings: 128/5 (20 Overs). R Vandort+ 50, S Siriwardene 50, N Hansika, Y Mendis 9; H Matthews 4-0-18-4, S Taylor 3-0-22-1, S Connell 4-0-15-0, A Fletcher 4-0-29-0.


H Matthews run out 34

*S Taylor b Weerakkodi 5

D Dottin lbw b A Kanchana 112

Kyshona Knight run out 6

B Cooper run out 0

+M Aguilleira b Kanchana 0

Kycia Knight not out 1

S Connell not out 0

Extras (nb1) 1

TOTAL (6 wkts, 20 overs) 159

Did not bat: A Fletcher, A Mohammed, A Peters.

Fall of wickets: 1-9, 2-130, 3-147, 4-158, 5-158, 6-159.

Bowling: Weerakkodi 4-0-21-1, Gunaratne 4-0-26-0, Kanchana 2-0-24-2, Ranaweera 4-0-34-0, Siriwardena 4-0-28-0, Atapattu 2-0-26-0.


Y Mendis st Aguilleira b Matthews 9

N Hansika st Aguilleira b Taylor 12

C Atapattu st Aguilleira b Matthews 0

S Siriwardena c Mohammed b Matthews 50

+R Vandort b Matthews 50

P Weerakkody not out 1

C Gunaratne not out 0

Extras (lb2, w4) 6

TOTAL (5 wkts, 20 overs) 128

Did not bat: A Kanchana, H Karunaratne, *I Ranaweera, S Weerakkodi.

Fall of wickets: 1-14, 2-14, 3-42, 4-126, 5-128.

Bowling: Connell 4-0-15-0, Matthews 4-0-18-4, Mohammed 4-0-31-0, Taylor 3-0-22-1, Fletcher 4-0-29-0, Peters 1-0-11-0.

Result: West Indies Women won by 31 runs.

Series: West Indies Women won three-match series 3-0.

Player-of-the-Match: Hayley Matthews.