St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Women secured their first series win since May 2019, earning Courtney Walsh his first series victory as Head Coach, when they defeated Pakistan Women by 7 runs via the Duckworth/Stern/Lewis method in the CG Insurance 2nd T20 International, played at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.
On a day when other parts of the Caribbean were battening down against hurricane Elsa, the West Indies Women took it upon themselves to rally and give their loved ones back home something to cheer and be happy about.
Head Coach, Courtney Walsh looking forward to the ladies going for a clean sweep of the series, told CWI Media, “I don’t expect any complacency to set in. Winning is a habit to have and I want us to go out and focus on us winning the series comprehensively.”
West Indies Women
125/6 (20 overs) Fatima Sana 4-1-18-2
Kycia Knight 30* Anam Amin 4-0-31-2
Chedean Nation 28
103/6 (18 overs) Hayley Matthews 4-0-13-1
Nida Dar 29
Aliya Riaz 17*
West Indies won by 7 runs (DLS Method)
Kycia Knight was the CG Insurance Player of the Match
Earlier in day, the West Indies Women A-Team and Pakistan Women A-Team kicked the second day of the double-header T20 series. Pakistan A-Team defeated the West Indies Women A-Team by 14 runs to go 2-0 in their three-match series.
Top-scorer for the West Indies Women A-Team, Rashada Williams told CWI Media, “I top-scored in the first game and I should’ve carried on today but this exposure is really enjoyable and it’s giving me an opportunity to measure my talent against players who have played international cricket for Pakistan. Our team is building and we will get that victory.”
Pakistan Women A-Team
108/5 (20 overs) Soogrim 4-1-9-1
Muneeba Ali 27 Schultz 4-0-13-1
West Indies Women A-Team
94 all out (19.4) Kainat Imtiaz 3-0-18-3
Rashada Williams 21 Rameen Shamim 4-0-13-1
Reniece Boyce 17