St. Lucia: Sara McGlashan starred with a 55-ball 84 as New Zealand beat host West Indies by 56 runs to set up a summit clash against traditional rival Australia in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 here.

Riding on McGlashan's blazing knock, New Zealand made 180 for five in 20 overs.

In reply, the host could only manage 124 for eight in the stipulated 20 overs. McGlashan was declared Player-of-the-Match.

The scores: New Zealand: 180 for five (A. Watkins 20, S. McGlashan 84, S. Devine 27, Selman two for 27) bt West Indies 124 for eight (S. Taylor 40, A. Watkins three for 26, N. Browne two for 20, L. Doolan two for 20) . — PTI

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