Windies Women suffer second T20 whitewash

West Indies’ Stafanie Taylor plays a shot against Australia during the final of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2016 cricket tournament at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India, Sunday, April 3, 2016.
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West Indies Women suffered their second straight whitewash at the hands of powerhouse Australia Women when they went down by nine wickets in the final Twenty20 three-match series at Kensington Oval, Barbados last week.

Batting first, West Indies could only muster a paltry 81 all out off their 20 overs, with opener Britney Cooper top-scoring with 29 off 35 balls to be one of just three batsmen in double figures but only one to pass 20.

The hosts were undone by left-arm spinner Jess Jonasen, who took four for seven from four overs, while 20 year-old leg-spinner Georgia Wareham support with three for 14.

In reply, the Aussies strolled to their target in the eighth over of the match with Player-of-the-Match Alyssa Healy belting a 16-ball 38 and opening partner, Beth Mooney gathering an unbeaten 24 off 18 deliveries.

Healy struck six fours and two sixes in dominating a 45-run opening stand off 22 balls.

Captain Stafanie Taylor, playing in her l00th T20 International struggled for 19 deliveries in making 6 runs before being caught out in the seventh over.

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