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Live Reporting

Mark Mitchener and Alan Jewell

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    Right, I think it's time for us to call it a day. Stephan Shemilt's developing report of the carnage is available for your perusal here.

    We'll be back for the fifth and final ODI on Wednesday from 15:00 BST with the first ball due to be bowled 30 minutes later.

    And, judged on what's happened so far, the toss will be all important as you don't want to be the side chasing.

    Thanks for keeping us company and your best living sportsperson contributions. Join us on Wednesday because it's likely to be eventful. Cheerio for now.

  2. Where did it all go wrong?

    As for England, well, Tammy Beaumont and Lauren Winfield both batted brilliantly to set up an excellent platform, scoring 57 and 51 respectively.

    Heather Knight scored 36 having moved up to number three but the rest of the batting order managed just 26 between them. Rabbits and headlights spring to mind.

    Earlier on, they weren't great in the field either, missing four catches and a stumping. 

    Plenty to ponder before the series decided on Wednesday. 

  3. Taylor named player of the match

    While we have understandably focused on the five England run outs, we certainly shouldn't forget West Indies skipper Stafanie Taylor, who was deservedly named player of the match. 

    Having earlier top-scored with 84, she took 3-22 in her 10 overs and was also involved in at least one run out. It's hard to remember if it was more because there were so many of them.

    Good bowling from Hayley Matthews too, picking up 2-25.

  4. Captain's view

    West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor is asked about her hamstring: "It's quite fine, hopefully having a day off will help me to bounce back on Wednesday.

    "I wasn't nervous, they actually got a brilliant start that the openers gave them but we just needed a breakthrough.

    "We actually watched a movie last night, one of those movies were you never give up and I think it actually came true today."

  5. Captain's view

    England captain Heather Knight: "For 90% of that game we played brilliant cricket, but we've thrown the West Indies a chance and they've taken it. We're going to have to look long and hard at ourselves.

    "The pitch actually played better than Friday, I think we made the most of it with Lauren and Tammy - and we bowled well, but four dropped catches isn't going to help you. There's been some really good cricket played so far, 2-2 is probably fair going into the final game."

  6. Post update

    Lydia Greenway

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    England are a team with a huge amount of character. They've got two days, and they'll look to come back fighting. You have to address what's happened, whether that's chatting with team-mates or coaches, but don't dwell on it too much. Hit training hard, and make sure they're mentally prepared going into the last match.

  7. Post update

    Henry Moeran

    BBC Test Match Special commentator

    What England won't believe is the manner of the decision-making here. They've lost 10 wickets, but only five to bowlers.

  8. Post update

    It seems a long time ago now (although it really isn't) but it's worth recalling that England were 133-1 after half-centuries from Tammy Beaumont and Lauren Winfield in the 29th over. 

    These were the scores when the wickets fell:

    95-1 Beaumont

    133-2 Winfield (run out)

    137-3 Sciver

    137-4 Wyatt (run out)

    161-5 Elwiss (run out)

    161-6 Jones

    164-7 Brunt (run out)

    165-8 Knight

    172-9 Gunn

    181 Marsh (run out)

  9. West Indies win by 42 runs

    West Indies' victory means the series is level at 2-2 with the deciding match on Wednesday. England will have a job and a half to recover from this though.

    This defeat also means they can't qualify for next year's World Cup on Wednesday. 

  10. Post update

    Lydia Greenway

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    Lauren Winfield and Tammy Beaumont gave England a great platform but mistakes, which they know shouldn't have happened, have let West Indies back into the game.

  11. WICKET - West Indies win by 42 runs

    Marsh run out 13 (England 181 all out)

    An appropriate way to finish - England attempt a quick single to get Laura Marsh back on strike but she's short of her ground and that's run out number five. 

    Shambolic doesn't do it justice. 

  12. Eng 180-9 (44 needed from 36 balls)

    Anisa Mohammed now and Marsh swipes with the spin and Deandra Dottin makes a right Horlicks* of it on the boundary, allowing the ball through her legs for the first four in a long time. Good over for England - and that hasn't been the case for a while - with seven off it.

    *other malted drinks are available

  13. Eng 173-9 (target 224)

    Alex Hartley the last batter to join Laura Marsh. A nominal 51 off 42 needed. 

  14. Post update

    Lydia Greenway

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    As a team, you'll know exactly what's gone wrong. I've been there when you've had those chats and you've got to turn it around quickly.

  15. Post update

    Henry Moeran

    BBC Test Match Special commentator

    This is an issue we've seen before. We saw it in the second ODI - England had a good platform and have thrown it away.

  16. WICKET

    Gunn c Quintyne b Matthews 0 (Eng 172-9)

    Jenny Gunn tries to get the scoreboard moving but her heave goes high in the sky and Shaquana Quintyne dives forward to take the catch. The sorry procession continues but Gunn had to try something. The game has been lost because of what's gone before. 

  17. Eng 172-8 - need 52 off 48

    Deandra Dottin brought back and she'll fancy cleaning up this England tail. She won't get anything with deliveries that barely stay on the cut strip and that's an off-side wide. She drops short and wide again and Marsh forces off the back foot for two.

  18. Post update

    Stephan Shemilt

    BBC Test Match Special

    I wonder what the record number of run-outs in a women's ODI is. Four has got to be in there with a chance. Penny for coach Mark Robinson's thoughts?

    The record is actually six - it's happened four times.

  19. Eng 169-8 (target 224)

    Laura Marsh in. Two byes after a big turner from Hayley Matthews beat everything. England need 55 from 54 balls but they're probably gone mentally after the way the wickets have been gifted to West Indies.

  20. Post update

    Henry Moeran

    BBC Test Match Special commentator

    And now, just at the time when England should be pushing for twos, they're afraid to do so because of all those run-outs.