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ICC Women's Championship: Jones, Taylor shine as England defeats Windies 3-0


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Updated: 14-06-2019 08:07 IST
ICC Women's Championship: Jones, Taylor shine as England defeats Windies 3-0

At the end of England innings, Heather Knight smashed 40 runs off just 19 balls to power England to more than in the 39 overs. Image Credit: ANI

Amy Jones and Sarah Taylor played knocks of 80 and 70 respectively as England defeated West Indies by 135 runs (D/L method) in the final ODI to win the series 3-0 on Thursday. England after being put to bat, scored 258 runs in 39 overs. Rain intervened in the match and as a result, the match was curtailed to 39 overs per side. Jones continuing her rich vein of form, scored 80 runs in the final ODI. She had registered a score of 91 in the first ODI of the series.

She along with the other opener Tammy Beaumont put on 84 for the first wicket. Windies were not able to apply pressure as, after the departure of Beaumont, Taylor came out to bat and along with Jones, added 87 runs for the third wicket. Jones hit six fours and one six in her innings but she was unable to reach her ton as she departed after playing a knock of 80 runs.

At the end of England innings, Heather Knight smashed 40 runs off just 19 balls to power England to more than in the 39 overs. Windies chase got off to bad start as its opener Hayley Matthews was sent back to the pavilion with just 12 runs on the board.

England bowlers did not allow Windies batters to have a chance in the match. Kate Cross was exceptional with the ball for England as she registered figures of 2 for 16 in her six overs. Sophie Ecclestone also scalped two wickets as Windies was bundled out for just 131 runs inside 38 overs, falling 135 runs short of the target. Kycia Knight is top-scored for Windies as she scored 38. England and West Indies take on each other in the three-match T20I series beginning June 18.

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