All-round England sweep to victory
England Women 72 for 2 (Marsh 31) beat West Indies Women 71 for 8 (Colvin 2-5) by eights wicketsScorecard
England Women romped to victory in the first of five Twenty20 internationals against West Indies Women, taking just 9.4 overs to chase down a target of 72 and complete their 16th consecutive win in the format. Though the pitches in Sri Lanka will not be quite the same as that at Chester-le-Street, the success of England’s spinners augurs well for the upcoming Women’s World Twenty20 and the chances of the team reclaiming the title they lost to Australia in 2010.
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