Windies Women Win Warm Up

The West Indies Women got their tour of Australia off to a winning start with a 4-wicket victory over a New South Wales Women’s team at Wilson Park.

Hayley Mathews won the toss and elected to field first. She and her fellow bowlers led by Karishma Ramharack restricted NSW to 105 for 9 from their 20 overs. Skipper Sammy-Jo Johnson was their top-scorer with 28 followed by Hannah Darlington with 24. Ramharack finished with 3 wickets for 12 runs in 3 overs while Matthews took 2 for 7 in 2. Aaliyah Alleyne had 2 for 13 in her 2 overs.

Shemaine Campbelle led the West Indies Women in the run-chase, as she posted 33 from 34 deliveries which included five boundaries. Skipper Matthews was next best with 24 off 27. Aaliyah Alleyne, 19 not out, and Zaida James, 15 not out, took them to victory in 17.5 overs.

The first T20 International versus Australia will begin at 9:20PM Eastern Caribbean Time on Saturday, which will be Sunday in Sydney.

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