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In pics: West Indies lift maiden Women's World T20 trophy

Updated: April 3, 2016, 6:57 PM IST
Powerful half-centuries from Hayley Matthews and skipper Stafanie Taylor fired the West Indies to their maiden World Twenty20 crown in a thrilling last-over win against Australia in Kolkata. (Getty Images)
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Powerful half-centuries from Hayley Matthews and skipper Stafanie Taylor fired the West Indies to their maiden World Twenty20 crown in a thrilling last-over win against Australia in Kolkata. (Getty Images)

Australia Women opted to bat against West Indies Women. (Getty Images)
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Australia Women opted to bat against West Indies Women. (Getty Images)

West Indies Women team line up for national anthem ahead of the Women's ICC World Twenty20 final. (Getty Images)
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West Indies Women team line up for national anthem ahead of the Women's ICC World Twenty20 final. (Getty Images)

Australia Women team line up for national anthem ahead of the Women's ICC World Twenty20 final. (Getty Images)
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Australia Women team line up for national anthem ahead of the Women's ICC World Twenty20 final. (Getty Images)

Earlier after electing to bat, skipper Meg Lanning and Elyse Villani helped Australia post 148 for five against a sloppy West Indies fielding display. (Getty Images)
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Earlier after electing to bat, skipper Meg Lanning and Elyse Villani helped Australia post 148 for five against a sloppy West Indies fielding display. (Getty Images)

The Aussies lost opener Alyssa Healy early but a 77-run second wicket partnership between Lanning (52) and Villani (52) set the tone for a formidable score. (Getty Images)
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The Aussies lost opener Alyssa Healy early but a 77-run second wicket partnership between Lanning (52) and Villani (52) set the tone for a formidable score. (Getty Images)

Medium-pacer Deandra Dottin was the pick of the Windies bowlers with two wickets. (Getty Images)
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Medium-pacer Deandra Dottin was the pick of the Windies bowlers with two wickets. (Getty Images)

Chasing a competitive 149 for a win against the three-time champions, West Indies rode a blistering 120-run opening stand between Matthews (66) and Taylor (59) to triumph with three balls to spare. (Getty Images)
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Chasing a competitive 149 for a win against the three-time champions, West Indies rode a blistering 120-run opening stand between Matthews (66) and Taylor (59) to triumph with three balls to spare. (Getty Images)

Powerful half-centuries from Hayley Matthews and skipper Stafanie Taylor fired the West Indies to their maiden World Twenty20 crown in a thrilling last-over win against Australia in Kolkata. (Getty Images)
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Powerful half-centuries from Hayley Matthews and skipper Stafanie Taylor fired the West Indies to their maiden World Twenty20 crown in a thrilling last-over win against Australia in Kolkata. (Getty Images)

The end came in a dramatic fashion, with Britney Cooper (3 not out) taking two lucky runs off bowler Ellyse Perry, as substitute Holly Ferling missed a run out opportunity. (Getty Images)
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The end came in a dramatic fashion, with Britney Cooper (3 not out) taking two lucky runs off bowler Ellyse Perry, as substitute Holly Ferling missed a run out opportunity. (Getty Images)

It was the first win in nine games for the West Indies against Australia, which was looking for a fourth straight title. (Getty Images)
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It was the first win in nine games for the West Indies against Australia, which was looking for a fourth straight title. (Getty Images)

Victorious West Indies team presented with the Women's ICC World Twenty20 trophy by ICC President Zaheer Abbas. (Getty Images)
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Victorious West Indies team presented with the Women's ICC World Twenty20 trophy by ICC President Zaheer Abbas. (Getty Images)

Riding on scintillating knocks from the opening duo of skipper Stafanie Taylor and Hayle Matthews, the West Indies annexed their first Women's World T20 crown with a convincing eight-wicket victory in the final over defending champions Australia at the Eden Gardens. (Getty Images)
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Riding on scintillating knocks from the opening duo of skipper Stafanie Taylor and Hayle Matthews, the West Indies annexed their first Women's World T20 crown with a convincing eight-wicket victory in the final over defending champions Australia at the Eden Gardens. (Getty Images)

Riding on scintillating knocks from the opening duo of skipper Stafanie Taylor and Hayle Matthews, the West Indies annexed their first Women's World T20 crown with a convincing eight-wicket victory in the final over defending champions Australia at the Eden Gardens. (Getty Images)
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Riding on scintillating knocks from the opening duo of skipper Stafanie Taylor and Hayle Matthews, the West Indies annexed their first Women's World T20 crown with a convincing eight-wicket victory in the final over defending champions Australia at the Eden Gardens. (Getty Images)

Riding on scintillating knocks from the opening duo of skipper Stafanie Taylor and Hayle Matthews, the West Indies annexed their first Women's World T20 crown with a convincing eight-wicket victory in the final over defending champions Australia at the Eden Gardens. (Getty Images)
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Riding on scintillating knocks from the opening duo of skipper Stafanie Taylor and Hayle Matthews, the West Indies annexed their first Women's World T20 crown with a convincing eight-wicket victory in the final over defending champions Australia at the Eden Gardens. (Getty Images)

It was the first win in nine games for the West Indies against Australia, which was looking for a fourth straight title. (Getty Images)
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It was the first win in nine games for the West Indies against Australia, which was looking for a fourth straight title. (Getty Images)

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3114 97
5 Australia 3294 97
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