Southern Stars clean-sweep T20 series

10 Nov 2014

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The Southern Stars defeated the West Indies by eight wickets in the fourth and final WT20 INTL at Stadium Australia, handing them a 4-0 series clean-sweep.

After winning the toss and electing to bat the West Indies put on 7-107 from their 20 overs, which the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars chased down in 15 overs, finishing 2-111.

Ellyse Perry was named player of the match for her figures of 3-9 (4), while teammate Jess Jonassen claimed the player-of-the-series award for her consistent effort across the four matches with bat and ball.

Shemaine Campbelle top-scored for her side with 34, with Shanel Daley the next best batter with 19 runs. Perry led the Australian bowling attack with her economical 3-9 from four overs, while Jonassen also picked up 2-8.

The Australian openers again got their side off to a strong run chase, with Elyse VIllani batting straight through to finish unbeaten on 59* with five fours and one six.

Jonassen (31) found the boundary on four occasions before she was caught out in the 11th over.

The hosts chased down their set target in 15 overs to secure the win and the series whitewash.

Click here for the complete scorecard.

The two teams will now compete in four ODIs as part of the Commonwealth Bank Women's International Series, with the first match to be played at Hurstville on Tuesday.