St George’s, Grenada – Reigning champions Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago are perched atop the points table after two rounds of the West Indies Cricket Board Women’s Super50 Tournament being played in Grenada.
Jamaica are on 10 points and top Group A while Trinidad and Tobago are on 9 points at the helm in Group B.
Guyana (5 points) are in the number two position behind Jamaica and over in Group B, Barbados (5 points, 2.18 run rate) holds the second slot alongside St Vincent and the Grenadines (5 points) but with the latter having an inferior run rate (-0.102).
Jamaica registered wins over St Lucia and Guyana while T&T beat the Bajans and hosts Grenada.
So far June Ogle (104) of Guyana and Deandra Dottin (103) have notched centuries. Veterans Julianna Nero (86 & 54) and Pam Levine (58 & 55) have started well with back-to-back half centuries. Also making their mark with the bat were Jamaica’s Stafanie Taylor (94), Guyana’s Shemaine Campbelle (85), Grenada’s Afy Fletcher (62), T&T’s Britney Cooper (61*) and Pearl Ettienne (52) of Dominica.
Starring with the ball to date have been Trinidad and Tobago’s seasoned all rounder Stacy-Ann King who picked up 5 for 18 against St Vincent and the Grenadines while her teammate Kirbyina Alexander grabbed 5 for 38 against Barbados. St Lucian Nicole St. Prix (5 for 36 v Dominica) is the only other bowler to have taken a five wicket haul.
Barbados’ 303 against Grenada is the highest score thus far following by Guyana’s 268 for 3 (v Dominica) and Jamaica’s 233 (v Guyana).
The third and final preliminary round will be played tomorrow, Friday August 9th before the four semi-finalists are decided. The Super50 semi finals will be played on August 11 and the final is slated for August 14.
The Twenty20 competition begins on August 16th and concludes on August 22nd.