Women of the West Indies 102 for 1 (McLean 42 *, Taylor 35 *) beat Women of South Africa 101 for 8 (Van Niekerk 36, du Preez 27, Mohammed 5-24) by 9 wickets
Last strikes including a hat-trick of Anisa Mohammed and a second position of 72 races between Natasha McLean and captain Stafanie Taylor ensured that the women of the West Indies continued their dominant career over their South African counterparts with a victory of nine wickets in Tarouba. They now lead the T20I series of five matches 2-0, after a closer victory of 17 races in the first game.
After choosing the course, Stafanie's decision was rewarded early by skier Hayley Matthews, who evicted both Lizelle Lee and Sune Luus. for ducks. The West Indies maintained absolute control over procedures, even when Captain Dane van Niekerk and Chloe Tryon added 28 for the fourth shutter, with the execution rate only marginally above three, before Tryon was removed by Taylor to leave 21 to South Africa in more problems in 32 for three in the tenth most.
Niekerk, who played well in the innings for his laborious 36 of 48 balls, was involved in his most lucrative post of exactly 50 with Mignon du Preez, who contributed 27 of them, before becoming Mohammed's first victim . Mohammed, who finished with figures of five for 24, got the rest of his fields, including the ninth hattrick in women's T20I, in the final of the innings.
Niekerk was the first to go to a four-court final over, and Marizanne Kapp, Sarah Smith and Masabata Klaas were the victims of hattrick, as South Africa was restricted to 101 for eight.
With five races to go, the West Indies began quietly with a 30-start opening position on the brink of an -a-ball race, before Matthews was caught out of Luus by a 21-ball. There were more setbacks, since McLean and Taylor picked up the pace of execution and shrugged off the remaining races in an uninterrupted 72-run stand, completing the chase on the 16th over.