The Proteas Women finally conquered England which comes as a major boost for their Women’s T20 World Cup, says Mignon du Preez.
Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed conceded seamer Andre Russell’s opening spell laid the foundation for the West Indies’ seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in Friday’s World Cup fixture at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
The latest edition of the tournament, the sixth, will be the first standalone event, indicating the strides women’s cricket has made in the last decade.
After a golden 2016, when Caribbean cricket teams won three ICC world titles, the West Indies will host their second ICC Women’s World T20 this November.
Quinton de Kock has been included in the ICC World T20 team of the tournament, which was announced on Monday.
West Indies captain Darren Sammy was full of emotion at his post-match television interview after his side beat England by four wickets in the World T20 final on Sunday.
Marlon Samuels had less than flattering words for Ben Stokes and Shane Warne after his Man of the Match performance in the World T20 final on Sunday.
Watch the last two overs of the World T20 final, which West Indies won in dramatic fashion with four consecutive sixes in the final over.
Carlos Brathwaite, the West Indies No 8 batsman, smashed four successive sixes off Ben Stokes to win the World T20 title by four wickets in Kolkata.
Excellent bowling, aided by some poor shots, enabled West Indies to restrict England to 155-9 in the World T20 final in Kolkata on Sunday.
The West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl in the World T20 final in Kolkata.
Indian captain MS Dhoni has some fun with an Australian reporter after being asked about his retirement in the aftermath of their semi-final loss to West Indies.
West Indies will face England in the final of the World T20 tournament after beating India by seven wickets in their semi-final on Thursday in Mumbai.
England have progressed to the World T20 final after crushing New Zealand by seven wickets in Delhi on Wednesday, thanks to a 44-ball 78 from Jason Roy.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson speaks to the media before his side’s World T20 semi-final against England on Wednesday.