New Zealand bowlers secure 3-0 lead

New Zealand Women 103 for 2 (Bates 50) beat West Indies Women 99 for 7 (Campbelle 29, Nielsen 2-8) by eight wickets

New Zealand Women continued their dominance over West Indies Women at Mount Maunganui, beating them by eight wickets in the fourth T20 to take a 3-0 lead in the series.

After failing in chases in previous games, West Indies chose to bat but fared poorly. Kycia Knight (28) and Shemaine Campbelle (29) were the only batsmen to pass 20 and West Indies were restricted to 99 for 7 in 20 overs. Morna Nielsen conceded only eight runs in four overs and took two wickets for New Zealand, while Suzie Bates took 2 for 12.

New Zealand lost Sam Curtis for a duck in the chase but Bates scored 50 and Sara McGlashan contributed 32 as they scored 103 for 2 in 16.3 overs. Anisa Mohammed was economical for West Indies, finishing with figures of 4-0-9-1.