England's hopes ended

England women needed Australia to beat West Indies to stand any chance

England women needed Australia to beat West Indies to stand any chance

First published in National Sport News © by

England's hopes of reaching the final of the ICC Women's World Cup are over after Australia collapsed to defeat against the West Indies.

England needed an Australian win, coupled with victory against New Zealand, to progress, and things were looking good after Australia reached 130 for four by the 38th over in pursuit of 165.

But three wickets then fell with only one run scored and late run outs saw Australia fall eight runs shy.

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