After winning the toss earlier in the day, the West Indies team elected to bat first and justified their decision after the two openers got the innings off to a fair start with Stefanie Taylor and Juliana Nero putting on 36, for the first wicket, before Nero departed for 15.
Some good partnerships in the middle overs involving Taylor and other partners saw the West Indies build a competitive total of 205 in their allotted 50 overs, with Stefanie Taylor making a classy 75.
In reply, the Indians got off to an awful start, losing the first 3 wickets in the first 3 overs, with only 7 runs on the board. Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur looked to guide the Indian innings back on track before Raj departed for 22, and shortly after Kaur for 29, had the Indians struggling at 67-5.
When Player of the Match in the first game, Amita Sharma departed for 33, the West Indians knew they were on the verge of victory, as the overs started to run out, and the wickets kept tumbling.