Australia Women 333-5 (Cameron 62) beat
West Indies Women 198 by 135 runs
Women's World Cup warm-up, Mumbai
Australia Women racked up an impressive 333 for five on their way to a convincing 135-run victory over West Indies Women in their first warm-up match ahead of the 2013 World Cup in Mumbai.
There were half-centuries for Ellyse Villani, Rachael Haynes, Jess Cameron and Lisa Sthalekar and then two wickets apiece for Ellyse Perry and Sthalekar as the West Indies were bowled out for 198.
Openers Villani (50) and Haynes (61) put on 88 before Villani retired, allowing Cameron to come in and top score with 62 in 53 balls. When she was stumped, Sthalekar swiftly added 59 in 58 deliveries before also retiring.
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Haynes fell to Shemaine Campbelle having faced 73 balls and quick runs were added at the end by Alex Blackwell (27), Jodie Fields (35 not out) and Alyssa Healy (8).
West Indies were quicky in trouble as they slipped to 71 for four and were unable to recover. However, Deandra Dottin smashed 52 in 30 balls to remind everybody what she is capable of but she played a lone hand.
Merissa Aguilleira (32) and Shakera Selman (29 not out) made starts but they fell well short, bowled out in 44.3 overs as Megan Schutt, Holly Ferling, Sarah Coyte and Renee Chappell all took a wicket apiece.
Australia continue their preparations against India tomorrow (29th January) while the West Indies take on a local team.
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