England are beaten by six wickets by Australia in the final of the Women's World Twenty20.
have lost by six wickets to England in the final of the Women's World Twenty20 in Dhaka. Australia
The Aussies made light work of reaching their target of 106 runs to claim their third consecutive title.
England were put into bat first, making 105-8 before Australia clinched the win with just under five overs remaining.
(29) was the top scorer for England, but disappointing knocks from Heather Knight (18) and Sarah Taylor (13) left the team with plenty of work to do in the middle and lower order. Charlotte Edwards
(12) was the only other player to get into double figures as England posted a modest score at the crease. Amy Jones was the pick of the Australian bowlers with three wickets, while Sarah Coyte and Rene Farrell claimed two victims apiece. Ellyse Perry (12) and Elyse Villani (15) saw the Aussies get off to a steady start out in the middle, but it was Jess Jonassen 's 44 and Perry's 31 not out that helped them power towards the winning target. Meg Lanning took took wickets for England, with Natalie Sciver and Anya Shrubsole also getting in on the act. Jenny Gunn
Result: Australia thrash England's women in second T20