Barbados defeat Guyana to win T20 Blaze

By April 04, 2019

Barbados swept aside Guyana to add the Cricket West Indies Women’s T20 Blaze title to the Colonial Medical Insurance Women’s Super50 title they won over a week ago.

In the title-deciding match played at the National Stadium in Providence, Barbados showed no mercy to the home team Guyana and their supporters at the National Stadium in Providence. The home team proved incapable of dealing with the off-break bowling of Hayley Matthews and Shakera Selman’s medium pace and were restricted to 85 for seven.

Shemaine Campbelle who scored 18 and Cherry-Ann Fraser, 15, were the top scorers for Guyana.

Barbados got the winning runs from the first ball of the 17 over with Deandra Dottin leading the scorers once more with an unbeaten 43. Kycia Knight was 24 not out at the end as Barbados eased to 86 for 2 to win by eight wickets.

Meanwhile, the Windward Islands notched their first win of the tournament when they defeated the Leeward Islands by 11 runs.

Afy Fletcher and Swayline Williams each scored 24 runs that saw the Windwards scored 115 for eight from 20 overs.

Pearl Etienne then took three for 14 as the Leewards stumbled to 104 for nine.

In the first match of the day, Jamaica defeated Trinidad and Tobago by seven wickets and finish runners up in the tournament.

Trinidad and Tobago posted 145/6 in 20 overs largely due to scores of 30 from Britney Cooper, and 26 apiece from Stacy-Ann King, Anisa Mohammed and Rachel Vincent.

Player of the Match Chedean Nation took one for 26.

She would return with the bat to score an unbeaten 63 in a 90-run partnership with Chinelle Henry who scored an unbeaten 44 to see Jamaica across the line.

Karishma Ramharack was the best of the Trinidadian bowlers taking one for 21.

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