Two Saint Lucian star secures victory in Windward Islands over Guyana

Saint Lucia left-arm spinner Qiana Joseph picked up 4 four 18 and opening batter Namiah Marcellin (Saint Lucia) 29 not out, ensured victory for the Windward Islands by nine-wicket over Guyana on the opening day of the CG United Women's Super-50 Cup currently being played in St Kitts. 

Two Saint Lucian star secures victory in Windward Islands over Guyana
Two Saint Lucian star secures victory in Windward Islands over Guyana

Castries, Saint Lucia: Saint Lucia left-arm spinner Qiana Joseph picked up 4 four 18 and opening batter Namiah Marcellin (Saint Lucia) 29 not out, ensured victory for the Windward Islands by nine-wicket over Guyana on the opening day of the CG United Women’s Super-50 Cup currently being played in St Kitts. 

Winning the toss and batting first, Guyana at one stage was 60 for 6 in 16.5 overs before they were eventually bowled out for 79 in 27.1 overs.

Realeanna Grimmond top scored with 20 and Mandy Magru 18 were the only Guyanese batters to reach double figures. Bowing for the Windward Island Qiana Joseph picked up 4 for 18 in 10 overs, captain Afy Fletcher 2 for 10, Nerissa Crafton 1 for 8, and Pearl Etienne 1 for 13.

Chasing 80 for victory, the Windward Islands reached their target in 21. 2 overs with Afy Fletcher finishing unbeaten on 44 from 52 balls and Namiah Marcellin 29 not out from 76 balls.

Bowling for Guyana, Plaffiana Millington 1 for 24. In the other matches defending champions Barbados, defeated Trinidad by 6 wickets.

In the CG United Super 50 schedule for Guyana is May 8, 2023, Windward Islands vs Guyana at Conaree, May 9, 2023, Guyana vs Barbados at Conaree, May 11, 2023, Guyana vs the Leeward Islands at Warner Park, May 14, 2023, Jamaica vs Guyana at Warner Park, and May 16, 2023, Trinidad & Tobago vs Guyana at St. Paul’s. 

The Blaze T20 schedule for Guyana is May 20, 2023, Windward Islands vs Guyana at Warner Park, May 21, 2023, Guyana vs Barbados at Warner Park, May 23, 2023, Guyana vs the Leeward Islands at Warner Park May 25, 2023, May 27, 223, Jamaica vs Guyana at Warner Park, and Trinidad & Tobago vs Guyana at St. Paul’s.