Matthews Evokes West Indies to Sequence Win


Hayley Matthews starred as West Indies Girls wrapped up their second One-Day Worldwide collection victory over Pakistan Girls in 5 months, once they beat the hosts by 37 runs in a low-scoring affair on Thursday.

The Caribbean facet managed solely 153 after being requested to bat within the second ODI on the Nationwide Stadium however then bundled Pakistan Girls out for 116 within the fortieth over, to observe up on Monday’s 45-run victory within the opener.

Final July, West Indies edged the Pakistanis 3-2 in a five-match collection within the Caribbean.

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“We wished to not solely win the collection however have a clear sweep and win it 3-0,” Participant-of-the-Match Matthews mentioned afterwards.

“The ladies are actually into profitable that third sport [on Sunday].”

Pakistan Girls appeared poised for victory once they cruised to 67 for 2 within the twenty fifth over with top-scorer Omaima Sohail (27) and captain Javeria Khan (24) concerned in a 28-run, third wicket stand.

Nevertheless, Matthews’s intervention triggered the slide, the right-arm off-spinner snatching 4 for 26 because the final eight wickets tumbled for 49 runs.

She was supported by new ball pacer Shamilia Connell who was good in a 9.2 over spell, taking three for 18.

Matthews had earlier struck 26 and Deandra Dottin, coming off her career-best century within the first ODI, top-scored with 34, whereas Shemaine Campbelle and Stafanie Taylor each chipped in with 23.

Dottin gave the facet an honest begin, posting 31 for the primary wicket with Rashada Williams (14) and an additional 33 for the third wicket with Taylor, after Williams and Kyshona Knight (0) each perished within the twelfth over with out a run added.

When Dottin was tragically run out within the twentieth over, Taylor, who counted two fours in a 46-ball knock, then saved the innings moving into a 33-run, fourth wicket stand with Matthews, whose 47-ball keep additionally included a brace of fours.

Each Taylor and Matthews fell within the area of 5 overs to go away West Indies Girls on 114 for 5 within the thirty fourth over and it was left to Campbelle to shepherd the decrease order together with her unbeaten knock off 43 deliveries.

In reply, openers Muneeba Ali (17) and Sidra Ameen (11) batted slowly and by the point each perished, Pakistan Girls have been solely 39 for 2 within the 18th over.

Omaima and Javeria tried to restore the harm however as soon as Javeria was run out within the twenty fifth, Matthews and Connell mixed to destroy the center and decrease order.


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