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Jamaica Remain Unbeaten After Round 2 Of T20 Blaze

Jamaica remained unbeaten after two rounds of the T20 Blaze tournament, defeating Guyana by 5 wickets in their second match.

Batting first, Guyana were limited to 107/7 from their 20 overs, thanks to very economical bowling from the Jamaicans. Mandy Mangru who found form in their final CG United Women’s Super50 Cup match, carried it forward in this game, top scoring with 36. Captain Shemaine Campbelle added 33. Jamaica’s captain Stafanie Taylor picked up 2/12 and Chinelle Henry 2/22.

Scorecards here

Rashada Williams once again led the run-chase for Jamaica, knocking 42 from 55 deliveries while Taylor returned with the bat to add 33 from 21, as Jamaica reached their target to finish on 108/5 from 18.1 overs.

Rashada Williams

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force Divas bounced back from their first-round defeat to hand the Leeward Islands a 9-wicket loss. The Red Force Divas bowlers were clinical in their line and lengths to restrict the Leewards to 78/6 from their 20 overs. Jahzara Claxton was the top scorer with 25 not out followed by Divya Saxena with 17. Steffie Soogrim had 1/6 from her four overs.

The Red Force Divas had lite work to do in reaching their target. Britney Cooper fell for 21, but Shunelle Sawh 20 and Djenaba 22 both not out at the end, took their team to victory. Shawnisha Hector took the lone wicket to finish with 1/10.

Steffie Soogrim

Barbados rebounded from their shocking first round defeat to the Leeward Islands, with a 19-run win over the Windward Islands. Batting first, Barbados were in early trouble losing wickets consistently but Trishan Holder stood her ground and took her team to a competitive 123/5 from their 20 overs. She played back-to-back scoop shots to bring up her half-century and shared in a vital 30-run partnership with Shamilia Connell, to finish on 67 not out. Skipper Aaliyah Allyene added 28. Zaida james took 2/28 and Pearl Etienne 1/15.

The Windwards batters were held back by disciplined bowling from Barbados. Erin Deane 2/12 and Aaliyah Alleyne 2/17 were the pick of the Barbadian bowling. While Windwards captain Afy Fletcher held her never for 28 off 32, she ran out of partners in her team’s chase. Next best was Namiah Marcellin with 19, as the Windwards reached 104/8 in their 20 overs.

Trishan Holder

Fans can follow every game from their mobile devices, computers, or connected TVs, as every T20 Blaze match will be broadcasted on RUSH Sports in the Caribbean. Matches will also be streamed live with ball-by-ball commentary on the Windies Cricket YouTube channel and live ball-by-ball scoring on the Windiescricket.com live Match Centre.

CWI T20 Blaze (all matches played at Warner Park)

Round 1: Sunday 17 March

Leeward Islands vs Barbados – 10am- Leewards won by 12 runs

Trinidad & Tobago Divas vs Guyana – 2:30:pm- Guyana won by 7 wickets

Jamaica vs Windward Islands– 7pm- Jamaica won by 7 wickets

Round 2: Tuesday 19 March

Windward Islands vs Barbados – 10am- Barbados won by 19 runs

Leeward Islands vs Trinidad & Tobago Divas – 2:30pm- TT Red Force Divas won by 9 wickets

Jamaica vs Guyana – 7pm- Jamaica won by 5 wickets

Round 3: Thursday 21 March

Trinidad & Tobago Red Force Divas vs Windward Islands – 10am

Jamaica vs Barbados – 2:30pm

Guyana vs Leeward Islands – 7pm

Round 4: Saturday 23 March

Jamaica vs Trinidad & Tobago Red Force Divas – 10am

Guyana vs Barbados – 2:30pm

Leeward Islands vs Windward Islands – 7pm

Round 5: Monday 25 March

Windward Islands vs Guyana – 10am

Leeward Islands vs Jamaica – 2:30pm

Trinidad & Tobago Red Force Divas vs Barbados – 7pm

–CWI [https://www.windiescricket.com/news/]

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