Last-ball drama as Charlotte Edwards’ England side continue to rack up the Women’s World Twenty20 wins

England ladies captain Charlotte Edwards.

England ladies captain Charlotte Edwards. - Credit: Archant

Charlotte Edwards led England to a third successive victory at the Women’s World Twenty20 today.

Edwards, from Pidley, skippered her side to a final-ball success against the West Indies at the tournament in India.

England were cruising at 59-0 in pursuit of 108-4, but they had to survive a major collapse before scraping home courtesy of a bye off the last delivery to reach 109-9.

Edwards hit 30 after managing only four in a two-wicket win against host nation India on Tuesday.

She struck a fine 60 in an opening 36-run win against Bangladesh last week.


You may also want to watch:


England will clinch a semi-final spot by beating Pakistan in their next game on Saturday.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter