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Stafanie Taylor wins ICC Women's Cricket of the Year

West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor has been ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year at the LG ICC Awards in London. During the voting period Taylor played 10 ODIs for the West Indies scoring 610 runs at the top of the order at an average of 76.25, while the off-spinner also claimed 15 wickets. She also scored 49 runs and took five wickets in Twenty20 Internationals in the period. The 20-year-old took the accolade ahead of England duo Charlotte Edwards and Lydia Greenway and last year’s winner of the title, Australia’s Shelley Nitschke.
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JCA names 4 man selection panel

Kingston, Jamaica - The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) will utilise a four-man selection panel, chaired by former spinner Courtney Daley, to oversee the naming of the senior squad to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional 50-overs tournament to be staged in Guyana from October 17 to 31. The Observer understands that the panel will also consist of former West Indies left-handed batsman and current Jamaica Under-19 coach Robert Samuels and former national opener Delroy Morgan.

Windies Women win last ball thriller

GRENVILLE, Grenada, CMC – West Indies Women drew first blood in their four-match Twenty20 International series against Pakistan, winning a low-scoring, rain-ravaged encounter by a run here Tuesday. Sent in to bat, the hosts rattled up 90 for eight off 18 overs after rain interrupted their innings at Progress Park. World-rated opener Stafanie Taylor hit the top score of 26 while Stacy-Ann King scored 16, with Sadia Yousuf and Qanita Jalil both claiming two for 14. Chasing a revised target after another weather interruption, Pakistan came up short after requiring seven from the last over.
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"Sagicor HPC work paid off" - Nkrumah Bonner

 

St John’s, Antigua– Jamaican all rounder Nkrumah Bonner, who was today named on the West Indies Twenty20 squad for two matches against England has said that his time at the Sagicor High Performance Centre has helped his game significantly.

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Bascombe, Charles, Bonner & Christian get WI T20 call up

 

St John’s, Antigua– Opening batsmen Miles Bascombe and Johnson Charles along with all rounder Nkrumah Bonner and wicketkeeper Derwin Christian have been called to the West Indies Twenty20 squad to play against England in September.

Dwayne Smith, the Barbadian all rounder, makes a return to the Windies team while pacer Fidel Edwards gets a Twenty20 selection after returning to Test cricket earlier this year.

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