Young Saint Lucian all-rounder Qiana Joseph is all set to replace Stafanie Taylor until she completes her commitment with this year’s edition of Big Bash League, she will feature for at least some part of the competition.
West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor will play for southern titans in T&T League. The franchise is lead by Britney Cooper. Qiana will be accompanying her fellow West Indies players Deandra Dottin, Cheadean Nation, and Shakiba Gajnabi, under coach Kevin Williams.
Qiana Joseph has featured in two one-day internationals, two warmup ODI’s, and two warmup T20’s for West Indies women to date. She was one of the most impactful players in Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Cricket Association’s Girls 19 and Under T20 competition earlier this year. She was appointed as skipper for the Windward Islands and lead the team successfully as runner-ups in the tournament. Joseph accumulated maximum runs in the edition.
“We are pleased to continue our partnership with Courts this year and welcome Cricket West Indies’ increased support for the event,” said team manager Aguilleira. “This tournament is the first and only women’s cricket franchise event in this region and our goal is to grow it into one of the biggest franchise events in the world.”- she added.
The 2018 T&T edition was won by LCB Central Sharks, other franchises are- SouthernTitans, Trident Sports Phoenix, and UDECOTT North Starblazers. Games are scheduled to play at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, UWI Spec, and the National Cricket Center.
Source: St.lucia news online