Women's World Cup: West Indies beat South Africa by 2 wickets

The West Indian chase was not off to a very good start as opener Natasha Mclean departed after making just five runs but Kycia Knight (46) and Stafanie Taylor (75) steadied the innings in contrasting style.

updated: February 08, 2013 18:12 IST
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Cuttack: The West Indies made heavy weather of a reasonably easy chase before clinching a two-wicket victory over South Africa in their first Super Six match of the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup in Cuttack on Friday.

Set a target of 231, the Caribbeans lost their way after a decent start before managing to seal the issue with two wickets and 27 balls to spare.

Kycia Knight (46) and Stafanie Taylor (75) were the stars of the successful chase. Their dismissal triggered a collapse but the West Indies wagged just enough to take the team home after a few hiccups.

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