Mumbai: Defending champions England entered the Super Six stage from Group A in the Women’s World Cup when they recorded a six-wicket victory over the West Indies here on Tuesday.
England shot out the West Indies for a paltry 101 in 36.4 overs after the latter opted to bat first at the BKC ground and then made heavy weather of the chase by making 103 for four in 35 overs to finish the league with four points from three games.
The holders started slowly with a half century opening stand, but lost four wickets in a heap before chasing down the modest target. Openers Danielle Wyatt, who made 40 in 80 balls with 6 fours, opened the England run-chase with Arran Brindle.
They suffered a mini collapse by losing the duo as well Sarah Taylor and Lydia Greenway as the score advanced from 66 to 79.
West Indies 101 in 36.4 overs (K. Brunt 2/6, A. Shrubsole 4/21). England 103/4 in 35 overs (D. Wyatt 40). England won by six wickets.