Saint John’s: West Indies Women comfortably beat Pakistan Women by six wickets in the third and final T20I to complete a 3-0 series win at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Sunday.
Pakistan were bowled out for 102 after deciding to bat first. West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor recorded a hat-trick in the last over of the Pakistan innings.
Taylor accounted for Aliya Riaz, who top-scored for Pakistan with 29 off 34, Diana (5 off 10) and Anam Amin (0 off 1), and finished with four for 17 from 3.4 overs.
Pakistan lost their openers – Javeria Khan (six off eight) and Muneeba Ali (18 off 15) – in 4.4 overs and had their half of the team back in the pavilion by 12.5 overs with 66 runs on board.
Aliya and Diana scored a 22-run stand, ensuring Pakistan to cross the 100-run mark after Anisa Mohammed dismissed Sidra Nawaz and Ayesha Naseem in successive overs. Her first wicket was Nida Dar, who got bowled after scoring 17 off 19, in the 11th over.
West Indies’ Mohammed and Connell finished with three for 24 and two for 24.
The Girls in Green started the defense of 102 positively as Diana Baig took a scintillating catch in the second over off Anam Amin’s bowling as she dived to her right to send Hayley Matthews back to the pavilion. She followed up that effort with an incredible caught and bowled in the next over, removing Deandra Dottin
On the last ball of the third over, Diana dismissed Kyshona Knight. West Indies were now three down for 17. Diana ended-up with match figures of two for 17 in four overs.
An unbeaten 48-run partnership between Stafanie Taylor (43 not out, 41 balls, 4x4s) and Kycia Knight (24 not out, 27 balls, 2x4s) helped hosts chase down the target with five balls spare.