WINDIES Women wins over English Women
(Sports) Bridgetown, Barbados – A destructive spell from Shaquana Quintyne bowled West Indies Women to an 11-run victory over England Women in their Women’s Twenty20 International Tri-Series on Friday here.
Quintyne, playing before a vocal, if not sizeable home crowd that included her mother and twin sister, collected a career-best 5-16 from her allotted four overs to earn the Player-of-the-Match award, as the Windies Women fought back to restrict the English to 129 in 20 overs in the third match of the tournament at Kensington Oval.
Solid all-rounder batting from the Windies Women led by World Player-of-the-Year Stafanie Taylor’s top score of 40 propelled the hosts to 140 for six from their allocation of 20 overs.
The result earned West Indies Women four points, taking them to the top of table with a maximum eight points, following their 23-run victory in the tournament opener against New Zealand Women last Monday, while England are second with four points from a five-wicket victory over the winless New Zealanders two days earlier.