West Indies captain Hayley Matthews hit a shocking 132 off 64 to beat Australia by seven wickets and full the very best girls’s T20 worldwide run chase.
The all-rounder was bowled by Australia’s spinner Jess Jonassen with the Windies needing 9 runs from seven balls chasing a goal of 213.
Matthews struck 20 fours and 5 sixes in her knock supported by Stafanie Taylor who hit 59 earlier than she was bowled by Australia’s pacer Megan Schutt.
Shemaine Campbelle (4) and Chinelle Henry (4) added the successful runs with a ball to spare to assist West Indies degree the collection 1-1 at North Sydney Oval.
Campbelle took a spectacular one-handed catch at backward level to earlier dismiss Australia’s skipper Alyssa Healy for a golden duck as they posted 212-6.
Matthews got here agonisingly near a century throughout West Indies’ loss to Australia within the first T20 on Sunday, hitting 99 not out.
The all-rounder additionally contributed with the ball taking 3-36 in Australia’s innings when she bowled Tahlia McGrath (4) to depart Australia 7-2 within the second over.
Matthews then eliminated Australia’s opener Beth Mooney (29) earlier than placing once more within the seventeenth over to dismiss Annabel Sutherland (13).
Australia’s Phoebe Litchfield hit an unbeaten 18-ball half-century to equal Sophie Devine’s document for the quickest in girls’s T20 internationals.
Nevertheless, it was Matthews’ efficiency that led her to gather her seventh consecutive Participant of the Match award in T20s.
The collection decider will happen in Brisbane on Thursday, October 5.