Tuesday 23 July, 2019

West Indies lose women's Twenty20 series after washout in Derby

West Indies lost their women's Twenty20 series against England after the third match was washed out in Derby on Tuesday.

No play was possible because of rain and the match, which was due to start at 19:00 BST, was abandoned at 20:25.

After the first match of the series had an exact outcome and England winning the second match by 42 runs, the West Indies Women were hoping to finish their UK tour on a winning note and head back to the Caribbean with a little wind in their sail. That was not to be, as the rain started during the early morning and despite there being a short period where it stopped and play looked possible, it was back again, leaving the match officials no choice but to abandon the match.

England, who were 3-0 winners of the one-day matches, took the Twenty20 series 1-0.

The series was England's final international action before the Ashes begins on July 2.

The West Indies Women will host Australia for three One Day Internationals and three T20 Internationals in September.

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