Openers put St Vincent on top against Grenada in Women's League

Kingstown, St Vincent: Home side St Vincent and the Grenadines made an excellent start to the West Indies Cricket Board’s Women’s 50-Over League in the opening round of matches on Thursday. Openers Cordel Jack and Samantha Lynch have so far put on 90 for the first wicket off 19 overs against Grenada at Arnos Vale Playing Field 2. Jack, the team captain who also plays for the West Indies at the international level, is on 58 not out, while Lynch is on 23 not out.

Over at Arnos Vale Playing Field 1, Barbados were sent in to bat by Jamaica and were struggling on 48-5 off 25 overs. Jamaica’s best bowler so far is pacer Karla Cohen, who has 2-15 with the new ball. At Stubbs, St Lucia were sent in to bat by Dominica and found themselves in deep trouble at 49-5 in the 18th over. The match started late due to rain. The Dominica opening bowlers did the early damage with the experienced Pearl Etienne grabbing 2-16 from six overs, while Shamita Graham took 2-11 from her six overs.

The match between defending champions Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana was switched from Sion Hill due to a wet ground and is now being played at Victoria Park. Guyana won the toss and decided to bowl first. After 15 overs Trinidad and Tobago were on 44-3.