The West Indies had a great win when they beat defending champion England Wednesday by seven runs in the 7th match of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup.
At the University Oval, England lost its opening wicket in the ninth over when Deandra Dottin had an amazing catch and sent Lauren Winfield-Hill back to the pavilion.
Even though Tammy Beaumont scored 46, England was constantly losing wickets at regular intervals. With the score at 109/5 after 27 overs, England was still in need of 117 runs to win.
With Danielle Wyatt and Sophia Dunkley scoring 33 and 38 respectively, they were able to keep England active in the game.
Still losing wickets, at one point England was at 156/8.
For the ninth wicket, Kate Cross and Sophie Ecclestone accumulated up to 61 runs, however, Anisa Mohammed brought the West Indies to a glorious win in the 48th over, which made them win by seven runs.
Similarly, Haley Matthews and Chedean Nation also gave great knocks, helping the West Indies to pass the 220-run mark.
On the other hand, Sophie Ecclestone returned with three wickets for England.
Scores: West Indies 225/6 (S Campbelle 66; Chedean Nation 49; Sophie Ecclestone 3-20); England 218 all out (Tammy Beaumont 46, Sophia Dunkley 38; Shamilia Connell 3-38).