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Dominant AUS cruise to Women’s World Cup finals, beat WI by 157 runs

Australia booked their place in the ICC Women’s World Cup final with a dominant 157-run victory over West Indies after Alyssa Healy’s belligerent century was complemented by the bowlers here on Wednesday. Meg Lanning’s side were at their destructive best with the bat, with Healy making 129 and adding 216 for the first wicket with Haynes (85), to post a mammoth 305 for three from 45 overs in a rain-curtailed semifinal. The West Indies never looked like getting close in their chase. Captain Stafanie Taylor was her side’s top-scorer with 48 in a total of 148, indicating the gulf in the class between the two semifinalists. Play got underway one hour and 45 minutes late after thick mist and drizzle gave way to sunshine with the match shorn of 10 overs. A century from Alyssa Healy and a 216-...