Rain washes out Barbados women’s game

Kyshonna Knight made 48 in the Barbados innings
Kyshonna Knight made 48 in the Barbados innings

Rain dealt Barbados’ women a cruel blow yesterday when a downpour prematurely ended their semi-final game of the Regional Women’s Super50 Tournament against Jamaica in Grenada.

Jamaica advanced as winners of their zone having won all of their three previous matches while Barbados had won two of their three games.

Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will now contest the finals of the competition at the Queen’s Park Oval on Wednesday.

Trinidad and Tobago secured their place in the finals with an eight-run semi-final victory over Guyana by way of the Duckworth Lewis method.

In the Barbados-Jamaica contest Kyshonna Knight blasted 48 before she was run out while

the hard-hitting Deandra Dottin scored 35 as Barbados piled up 189 for 9 in 50 overs at Progress Park. Jamaica reached six for one in 2.2 overs before rain intervened.

At Tanteen playing field, June Ogle continued her terrific form smashing a half century to lift Guyana to 191 for five in 50 overs.

Ogle hit two fours to reach 55 while Tremayne Smartt with 47 and Shamaine Campbelle with 44, provided solid support.

Trinidad and Tobago coasted to 71 for the loss of two wickets in 20.5 overs when the match was abandoned.

The Trinidadians were unbeaten after three matches while Guyana had one win, a loss and their third round match against St. Lucia was abandoned because of rain. (CMC/WG)

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