Australia 106 for two (Healy 32, Perry 25*, Connell 1-15) beat West Indies 103 (Williams 25, Sutherland 3-23, McGrath 2-10, Garth 2-14, King 2-20) by eight wickets
West Indies had been totally outclassed by Australia however controversial selections from TV umpire Claire Polosak did them no favours, though it’s extremely unlikely they’d a big affect on the outcome.
Two balls later, within the subsequent over from King, Polosak was known as on once more. This time, Shemaine Campbelle had been given out lbw by onfield umpire Eloise Sheridan and she or he instantly reviewed the choice. Campbelle was attempting to defend King on the entrance foot together with her bat and entrance pad very shut collectively. Again, Polosak wanted an extended have a look at the slow-motion replays to find out whether or not Campbelle had hit the ball earlier than it struck the pad. It regarded clear that the ball had deflected off the bat as there was proof each on UltraEdge and on the replay to point out the ball deviating. But Polosak decided that the ball touched the entrance pad first earlier than hitting the within edge after which deflected. After deeming it hit the pad first, ball monitoring confirmed three reds, with the ball smashing center stump properly beneath bail peak.
The choice precipitated Matthews to stroll out of the workforce dugout and voice her frustration to the fourth umpire on the boundary edge.
West Indies coach Shane Deitz was interviewed by broadcaster Channel Seven shortly after. He stated he believed Taylor’s catch didn’t carry however he was measured in his evaluation of the lbw choice.
“[It] definitely looked like there was some bat and deviation from bat into the pad, but it’s hard to say,” Deitz stated. “We just have to accept the decision and move on. The umpire on the side can’t do too much about it so we will just wait after the game and get clarification. But it’s out, so we just have to move on.”
It left West Indies in tatters at 39 for 4 and with none critiques left after Matthews had earlier burnt one on her plumb lbw off Garth. Although they had been out of critiques, they didn’t want them regardless of the following three batters additionally falling lbw. Chinelle Henry and Aaliyah Alleyne had been each trapped plumb in entrance enjoying from the crease to straight balls from Sutherland.
King continued on from the place she left off on Thursday, inflicting West Indies batters all types of issues together with her immaculate management. She had Rashada Williams dropped at slip by Mooney after inducing the sting with a gorgeous legbreak however later trapped Shabika Gajnabi on the crease with one which skidded on straight.
Wareham did choose up Williams for 25 when she skied a slog straight up within the air to go away the guests 84 for 8. But Cherry-Ann Fraser offered some plucky resistance placing an enormous six off Wareham over deep midwicket that bounced off the concourse and out of the bottom on to Lakeside Drive. Karishma Ramharack struck a blow lofting McGrath over cowl to seek out the rope however fell attempting to repeat the dose holing out to Wareham, who had been positioned there shortly after. Fraser was the final to fall, chipping McGrath to mid-off.
The chase was an easy affair with Healy and Litchfield barely taking a threat whereas discovering the boundary at will with some pretty drives and flicks. West Indies helped the Australian duo with some woeful floor fielding. Both openers fell attempting to speed up proceedings. Perry and Mooney took no such dangers to see Australia house.
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