Hayley smashed a 128-ball 119 (16x4, 1x6) but the rest of their batters failed to convert their starts as West Indies set up a 260-run target
West Indies Deandra Dottin celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand's Fran Jonas to win the match during the Round 1 Women's Cricket World Cup match between New Zealand and the West Indies at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. Pic/AFP
Deandra Dottin complemented Hayley Matthews’ whirlwind century with an immaculate last over as West Indies notched up a stunning three-run victory over the fancied New Zealand in the Women’s ODI World Cup opener here on Friday.
Hayley smashed a 128-ball 119 (16x4, 1x6) but the rest of their batters failed to convert their starts as West Indies set up a 260-run target. In reply, the 2000 champions rode on Devine’s chancy 108 to overcome a shaky start but only to choke in the final over.
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