Barbados Cricket

Trinis and Jamaicans win again, but day belongs to Bajans

Kingstown, St Vincent: Pre-tournament favourites Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica both made it two wins in a row as the West Indies Cricket Board's Women's 50-Over League continued on Friday. Trinidad and Tobago had a close win by 13 runs over St Vincent and the Grenadines at Arnos Vale Playing Field 1, while Jamaica trounced St Lucia by 130 runs at Victoria Park. The day’s biggest win however was recorded by Barbados who hammered Dominica by a whopping 224 runs, while Guyana got over Grenada by 85 runs at Stubbs Playing Field.

Barbados record massive win by 224 runs over Dominica

Kingstown, St Vincent: Barbados recorded a massive victory by 224 runs over Dominica in the second round of matches in the West Indies Cricket Board's Women's 50-Over League on Friday. The Bajans, who were badly beaten by Jamaica on the opening day, hit back in a major way to make 283-7 off their 50 overs. They then bowled out the Dominicans for a mere 59 runs at Arnos Vale Playing Field 2. The best bowler was seamer Danielle Small with 4-12 and captain Shakera Selman, who took 2-6.

Taylor has eyes on a ton as Jamaica power ahead against St Lucia

Kingstown, St Vincent: Jamaica captain Stafanie Taylor continued her good form with her second consecutive half-century in the West Indies Cricket Board's Women's 50-Over League on Friday. The 19-year-old right-hander has so far reached 73 not out to pilot Jamaica to 167-3 in the 29th over against St Lucia at Victoria Park. She has a golden opportunity of getting a century as the match has been reduced to 37 overs per side after rain.

Record partnership leads Guyana girls to 176-1 against Grenada

Guyana batted very well on the second day of the West Indies Cricket Board's Women's 50-Over League rattling up 176-1 off 50 overs against Grenada at Stubbs on Friday. Led by experienced opener June Ogle-Thomas and captain Shemaine Campbell they made the tournament's highest score to date. Ogle-Thomas made 81 not out, while Campbell, the teenaged West Indies player, finished on 64 not out. The pair added a record unbeaten 161 for the second wicket after the only wicket to fall went by the run out route.

Bajan openers off to great start against Dominicans

The Barbados opener Kycia Knight and Charlene Taitt have given their team a good start in their West Indies Cricket Board’s Women’s 50-Over League match against Dominica on Friday. The two have so far put on 62 off just 9.2 overs but there was a break in play due to rain at Arnos Vale 2. Knight, who is a national representative in track and field and football, is on 31 not out, while Taitt, who has played 16 ODIs for the West Indies, is on 20 not out.


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