Breaking News England Featured ICC WT20 Match Reports News West Indies Women's T20 Cricket

England Women take a 7-wicket win in their World Cup Opener

Picture: T20WorldCup/Twitter

The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 is underway in South Africa from 10 February 2023 and the second match of the tournament was played today between West Indies Women and England Women where England Women chase the target of 136 runs set by West Indies Women to win the match. With the win, England Women started their ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 journey with a win.

West Indies Women had won the toss and elected to bat first, in the match played today.

Batting first, West Indies Women made 135 runs at the loss of 7 wickets with Hayley Matthews being the top run scorer for the team with 42 runs off 32 balls. Shemaine Campbelle followed Hayley with 34 urns off 37 balls.

Sophie Ecclestone took three wickets for England Women in the game with Katherine Sciver-Brunt and Sarah Glenn taking a wicket each. England Women conceded 18 extras to West Indies Women while bowling.

England Women made 138 runs at the loss of 3 wickets in 14.3 overs to win the match by 7 wickets. Nat Sciver-Brunt was the top run contributor for the team with her 40 not-out runs off 30 balls. Opener Sophia Dunkley followed Nat Sciver-Brunt with 34 runs off 18 balls.

Chenille Henry took two wickets for West Indies Women in the game with Afy Fletcher taking a wicket.

Nat Sciver-Brunt was the Player of the Match for her 40*(30) in batting.