Women’s Super50 Cup: Millington stars in tense win for Guyana

SUMMARY: Jamaica 94 all out from 40.3 overs (Natasha McLean 31; Plaffiana Millington 3-21, Ashmini Munisar 2-15, Sheneta Grimmond 2-20, Shabika Gajnabi 2-23) vs Guyana 67-6 from 22.4 overs (Mandy Mangru 19, Ashmini Munisar 11*, Katana Mentore 11; Celina Whyte 3-14). Guyana won by four wickets under Duckwork/Lewis/Stern method


Guyana pulled off a second consecutive win in the Cricket West Indies CG United Insurance Women’s Super50 Cup, defeating Jamaica by four wickets in a rain-affected game in St. Kitts on Monday.

The Guyanese were initially set a target of 95 and after facing four overs and reaching 9-0, they players had to scurry off the field due to a downpour.

After a lengthy rain delay, play resumed with the revised target being 67 off 28 overs. And after some hiccups, the Guyanese eventually crossed the line in fading light off the fourth ball of the 23rd over.

Opener Mandy Mangru led the chase with 19, Ashmini Munisar made an unbeaten 11 and Katana Mentore 11.

Guyana had earlier put up a solid team bowling performance, led by off-spinner Plaffiana Millington, to dismiss the Jamaicans for 94. The Berbician picked up 3-21 from 10 overs, five of which were maidens, to earn the Player-of-the-Match award.

Spinners Ashmini Munisar and Sheneta Grimmond, as well as medium-pacer Shabika Gajnabi picked up two wickets each.

West Indies player Natasha McLean was the only batter to put up resistance with a top score of 31, while Stafanie Taylor made 15.

The campaign has been a mixed one for Guyana thus far. They started with nine-wicket defeats to Windward Islands and Barbados, before defeating Leeward Islands by one run in round three.

They are down to face Trinidad and Tobago in their fifth and final round match on Wednesday.

Below are the summarised scores from the other two games in round four.

Barbados defeated Windward Islands by 73 runs. Barbados 228-6 from 50 overs (Hayley Matthews 64, Kyshona Knight 55, Aaliyah Alleyne 47; Zaida James 2-38) vs Windward Islands 155 all out from 32.2 overs (Afy Fletcher 43; Hayley Matthews 6-28)

Trinidad and Tobago and Leeward Islands played to a no-result in a rain-affected game. Trinidad and Tobago 253-6 from 50 overs (Djenaba Joseph 90, Anisa Mohammed 45*, Extras 45)

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