She scored 46 runs from 38 balls
Alyssa Healy’s batting performance helped Australia defeat hosts West Indies by 71 runs to qualify for the Women’s World Twenty20 in North Sound on Friday.
Australia, being sent to bat first, made 142/5 in their 20 overs with Healy scoring 46 runs from 38 balls with the help of four boundaries and a six.
Meg Lanning struck 31 runs while Rachael Haynes made 25 runs for the team.
Shakera Selman, Stafanie Taylor, Hayley Matthews, Deandra Dottin, Afy Fletcher picked up a wicket each in the match.
The Windies, who qualified for the knockout stage in an unbeaten fashion, fell apart in the run chase and were bowled out for 71 runs in 17.3 overs.
Taylor, the captain, was the only player to score in double figures as she made 16 runs after hitting one boundary.
Elysse Perry, Delissa Kimmince and Ashleigh Gardner picked up two wickets each for the Australia.
Healy was named Player of the Match.
The Australian side, which finished their 2016 Women’s World Twenty20 campaign as runners up, will meet England in the final.