Matthews stars with 141 and 2-26 as West Indies Women complete 3-0 ODI series sweep over Pakistan in Karachi

By April 23, 2024

Captain Hayley Matthews once again played a starring role to help the West Indies Women complete a 3-0 One-Day International (ODI) series sweep over hosts Pakistan on Tuesday.

The West Indies made an imposing 278-6 off their 50 overs after winning the toss and batting first at the Karachi National Stadium.

Captain Hayley Matthews continued her magnificent form shown throughout the series with 141 off 149 balls including 19 fours while Stafanie Taylor and Shemaine Campbelle both made meaningful contributions with 47 and 38, respectively.

Matthews’ knock means she ends the three-match series with an impressive 325 runs.

Nashra Sandhu took 3-54 to lead the bowling for the hosts while Fatima Sana took 2-67 in support.

An excellent all-round bowling effort then allowed the West Indians to restrict Pakistan to 190 with three overs and one ball remaining.

Muneeba Ali and Aliya Riaz tried their best for the hosts with 38 and 36, respectively.

The West Indian bowling was led by Hayley Matthews, Aliyah Alleyne and Stafanie Taylor who took two wickets each.

Matthews was named player of the series with 325 runs and six wickets.

The teams will now turn their attention to the five-match T20 series which begins on Friday.

Full scores: West Indies Women 278-6 off 50 overs (Hayley Matthews 141, Stafanie Taylor 47, Shemaine Campbelle 38, Nashra Sandhu 3-54, Fatima Sana 2-67)

Pakistan Women 190 off 47.5 overs (Muneeba Ali 38, Aliya Riaz 36, Aaliyah Alleyne 2-10, Hayley Matthews 2-26, Stafanie Taylor 2-29).

 

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