More Taylor Brilliance Wins West Indies Final ODI
West Indies Women 177-8 (Taylor 76) beat
South Africa Women 155 by 22 runs
Fifth One-Day International, Dominica
An inspired performance by Stafanie Taylor drove the West Indies Women to a 22-run victory over South Africa Women in the fifth and final One-Day International in Dominica.
Taylor's 76 helped the West Indies post 177 for eight and by bowling out South Africa for 155, they successfully tied the series having been 2-0 down with three games remaining.
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Taylor faced 93 balls and hit four boundaries as she shared in a 117-run partnership with Shemaine Campbelle, who hit 47 in 64 deliveries to set up the home side's score.
It capped a fine series for the all-rounder, during which she became the first West Indian woman to pass 2,000 runs in ODI cricket.
South Africa had surged into a 2-0 lead before the West Indies won the third game whle the fourth game was washed out.
The sides will now play two Twenty20 Internationals in Saint Lucia on Saturday and Sunday (19th and 20th January), both matches preceding the final games of the Caribbean Twenty20.
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