WI all-rounder Matthews on ICC Most Valuable Team list

Hayley Matthews
Hayley Matthews of West Indies plays a shot during the first one-day international cricket match against Pakistan at the National Stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 8, 2021.
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West Indies all-rounder Hayley Matthews has been named on the Most Valuable Team of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022. And her achievement has been recognized by Cricket West Indies.
Matthews struck 260 runs including a match-winning century against New Zealand as West Indies stunned the hosts on the opening day. She also took 10 wickets with her off-spin, with best figures of four for 15 against Bangladesh.
Due to her performance West Indies were able to make it to the semi-finals of the global tournament for the first time since 2015. They were also the first team to ever come through from the qualifiers and make the the final four of the main tournament.
 Australia Meh Lanning was named captain of the Most Valuable Team after guiding her side to the title and scoring 394 runs.
Four Australians have made the team, including Player-of-The-Tournament, Alyssa Healy.

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