England thrashed West Indies at the Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia to reach the semi-finals. Natalie Sciver hit 57 from 56 balls as England posted 143-5, before bowling out West Indies for 97 to win by 46 runs.

West Indies were always behind the required run rate and finished on 97 for nine from 17.1 overs, with captain Stefanie Taylor forced to retire hurt on 15 and unable to return to the middle.

Sophie Ecclestone finished with three for seven from 3.1 overs and fellow spinner Sarah Glenn took two for 16, as England moved above South Africa to the top of Group B.

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