The victory was extra special, as Deandra Dottin struck her second T20 century, becoming the first woman to achieve such a feat. She scored 112 from 67 balls. Hayley Matthews hit 34, as the Windies Women posted 159/6 from their 20 overs.
Dottin’s batting had the crowd enthralled as they watched her hit 5-sixes and 9-fours on her way to the match-winnings innings. She along with Matthews posted a 130-run partnership for the second wicket when Matthews departed run out.
Ama Kanchana was the best Sri Lanka bowler, taking 2/24. The Sri Lankans had something to celebrate as Shashikala Siriwardena and Rabecca Vandort both struck half-centuries in their team’s run-chase.
Hayley Matthews had a fantastic spell with the ball, taking 4/18, as the Windies Women kept a tight bowling attack.
Sri Lanka finished on 128/5 from their allotted 20 overs.
Deandra Dottin was Player of the Match as well as Player of the Series for her accumulative score of 154 runs and 1 wicket.
Windies Women Innings: 159/6 (20 Overs). D Dottin 112, H Matthews 34, Kyshona Knight 6, S Taylor 5; A Kanchana 2-0-24-2, S Weerakkody 4-0-21-1, C Gunaratne 4-0-27-0, S Siriwardene 4-0-27-0.
Sri Lanka Women Innings: 128/5 (20 Overs). R Vandort+ 50, S Siriwardene 50, N Hansika, Y Mendis 9; H Matthews 4-0-18-4, S Taylor 3-0-22-1, S Connell 4-0-15-0, A Fletcher 4-0-29-0.
WEST INDIES WOMEN
H Matthews run out 34
*S Taylor b Weerakkodi 5
D Dottin lbw b A Kanchana 112
Kyshona Knight run out 6
B Cooper run out 0
+M Aguilleira b Kanchana 0
Kycia Knight not out 1
S Connell not out 0
Extras (nb1) 1
TOTAL (6 wkts, 20 overs) 159
Did not bat: A Fletcher, A Mohammed, A Peters.
Fall of wickets: 1-9, 2-130, 3-147, 4-158, 5-158, 6-159.
Bowling: Weerakkodi 4-0-21-1, Gunaratne 4-0-26-0, Kanchana 2-0-24-2, Ranaweera 4-0-34-0, Siriwardena 4-0-28-0, Atapattu 2-0-26-0.
SRI LANKA WOMEN
Y Mendis st Aguilleira b Matthews 9
N Hansika st Aguilleira b Taylor 12
C Atapattu st Aguilleira b Matthews 0
S Siriwardena c Mohammed b Matthews 50
+R Vandort b Matthews 50
P Weerakkody not out 1
C Gunaratne not out 0
Extras (lb2, w4) 6
TOTAL (5 wkts, 20 overs) 128
Did not bat: A Kanchana, H Karunaratne, *I Ranaweera, S Weerakkodi.
Fall of wickets: 1-14, 2-14, 3-42, 4-126, 5-128.
Bowling: Connell 4-0-15-0, Matthews 4-0-18-4, Mohammed 4-0-31-0, Taylor 3-0-22-1, Fletcher 4-0-29-0, Peters 1-0-11-0.
Result: West Indies Women won by 31 runs.
Series: West Indies Women won three-match series 3-0.
Player-of-the-Match: Hayley Matthews.