The sixth match of the CWI Women’s T20 Blaze, a regional tournament in the West Indies, organized under the able aegis of Cricket West Indies (CWI) will be played on June 9 between Windward Islands and Jamaica at the Providence Stadium in Guyana.
Windward Islands: Afy Fletcher (Captain), Malika Edward, Edelyn Turtin, Akeira Peters, Ashlene Edward, Zaida James, Qiana Joseph, Kimone Homer, Carena Noel, Jannelia Glasgow, Japhina Joseph, Stacy Ann Adams, Tracy Byron, Pearl Etienne
Jamaica: Stafanie Taylor (Captain), Rashada Williams, Tameka Sandford, Natasha McLean, Jodian Morgan, Vanessa Watts, Keneshia Ferron, Neisha-Ann Waisome, Chinelle Henry, Jerona Walcott, Corrine Howell, Chedean Nation, Jody-Ann Brown, Celina Whyte
Players to watch
The left-handed opening batter of Windward Islands top-scored with 11 runs off 29 balls in her last outing against Leeward Islands. She struck a couple of boundaries in her innings. Windward Islands will want Homer to provide them with a steady start going into the next match against Jamaica.
This right arm speedster from Windward Islands was the top performer with the ball in her last match against Leeward Islands. She bowled well with the new ball picking up 2-8 in four overs, including two maiden overs.
The all-rounder from Jamaica made useful contributions with both bat and ball in her last outing against Trinidad & Tobago. With the bat, she muscled 52 runs off 38 balls, including seven boundaries and with the ball claimed 2-20 in three overs, including one maiden.
The right arm medium pace bowler from Jamaica wreaked havoc with the ball as she struck with 5-8 in four overs against Trinidad & Tobago in her last game. She rattled the opposition with her consistency and was the most economical bowler for her team. She bowled exceedingly well in the middle overs.
The first day of the tournament saw three matches being played. Teams batting first won two and the team batting second won one. The average first innings score was 92 and the average second innings score was 64. The venue did not offer too much assistance to the batters. On the other hand, the cloudy conditions aided the bowlers which made them effective. Expect a riveting contest between bat and ball.
A morning thunderstorm in parts of the area and considerable cloudiness is expected. The average temperature will be around 29 degrees Celsius. As per the forecast, there is 44 percent chance of rain and 100 percent cloud cover. The wind will blow from the east-northeast.
Fantasy Playing XI
Rashada Williams, Natasha McLean, Kimone Homer, Malika Edward, Chedean Nation, Chinelle Henry, Pearl Etienne, Stafanie Taylor, Neisha-Ann Waisome, Jannillea Glasgow, Afy Fletcher
Date: June 10, 2022
Time: 4.30 AM IST
Venue: Providence Stadium, Providence, Guyana
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