Scotland women have won a tri-series this week in Dubai, fighting off USA and Papua New Guinea in the single round-robin series.

The opening match of the tri-series on Thursday saw USA women play their first ever ODI, coming up against Papua New Guinea, fresh from a tour of Zimbabwe which saw them record their first ever win over a full member. The Americans won the toss and chose to bat first at the ICC Academy Ground.

Disha Dhingra top scored for them with 58, with Anika Kolan's 34 the only other score of note as they were bowled out for 160, Isabel Toua taking 4-38. Tanya Ruma then scored an unbeaten 80 as PNG secured a six wicket win with 13.4 overs to spare.

The second game on Friday saw PNG win the toss and ask Scotland to bat first. Kathryn Bryce top scored for them with 73, with ODI debutant Saskia Horley also chipping in with 62. Sibona Jimmy and Pauke Siaka both took three wickets for PNG. Kevau Frank's 31 was the top score in the PNG run chase as they were bowled out for 113, losing by 104 runs.

The last match of the series took place today, with Scotland choosing to bat first again after they won the toss against the USA. The other Bryce sister Sarah was the top scorer today with 84 as Scotland scored 251-7 from their 50 overs. Abtaha Maqsood then took 4-30 to keep USA to 210-9 and secure a 41 run win and victory in the short tri-series.

Scotland and the USA remain in the UAE for a quandrangular T20I series that will also involved Netherlands and the hosts as preparation for the Women's T20 World Cup qualifier heats up.