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West Indies and South Africa Women 2nd ODI on Friday At CCG

The West Indies and South Africa women teams will meet in the second Caribbean General (CG) Insurance One Day International (ODI) on Friday 10th September 2021 from 10.00 a.m. at the Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG) in Antigua.

The two teams started their campaign yesterday (Tuesday 7th) in the 1st ODI at the same venue (day/night) encounter.

(L-R) Karishma Ramharack picked up a career best 3 for 8 against South Africa, West Indies captain Anisa Mohammed and South Africa captain Lizelle Lee share the T20I trophy. (Photo: GI/CWI Media)
(L-R) Karishma Ramharack picked up a career best 3 for 8 against South Africa, West Indies captain Anisa Mohammed and South Africa captain Lizelle Lee share the T20I trophy. (Photo: GI/CWI Media)

The remaining matches in the series will be played on Monday 13th from 10.00 a.m. at CCG, Thursday 16th and Sunday 19th at 10.00 a.m. at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground (SVRCG) North Sounds.

The West Indies squad for the first two ODIs –  Anisa Mohammed (Captain), Deandra Dottin (Vice Captain),  Britney Cooper, Aaliyah Alleyne, Shamilia Connell, Shabika Gajnabi, Haley Matthews, Chinelle Henry, Kyshona Knight, Kycia Knight, Qiana Joseph, Karishma Ramharack and Chedean Nation

Meanwhile, 26-year-old Karishma Ramharack career-best bowling performance of 3 for 8 from 3 overs lead the home team to victory over the visitors on Saturday and in the process was named the CG Insurance Player of the Match.

She came into the attack in the 15th over in her first match of the series and picked up the wickets of Chole Tryon 9, Trisha Chetty 6 and Ayabonga Khaka 1.

This limited the South Africans to 80 for 9 off their allotted 20 overs and West Indies then made light work of their run chase for the loss of five wickets off 11.5 overs to level the series 1-1.

Earlier in the innings, the South Africans were in a bit of bother losing the wickets of Dane van Niekerk for 0 (5 for 1), captain Lizelle Lee for 9 (9 for 2), Marizanne Kapp for 0 (9 for 3) and Laura Wolvaardt 3 (12 for 4) after 2.4 overs.

The fall of captain Lizelle Lee for 9 proved to be the prize cap for the West Indies, she was well caught by Britney Cooper off the bowling of Aaliyah Alleyne. In the previous two matches Lee had scores of 30 and 75. She was adjudged the CG Insurance Player-of-the-Series.

The wicket takers for the West Indies, Karishma Ramharack 3 for 8, Aaliyah Alleyne 2 for 16, Haley Matthews 1 for 9, Chinelle Henry 1 for 13 and Anisa Mohammed 1 for 15.

In reply, West Indies reached the target of 81 for the loss 5 wickets off 11.5 overs to win with 49 balls to spare.

Vice-captain, Deandra Dottin again led the charge with 31off 21 balls which included three fours and one 6.  Left-hander Kycia Knight also played well with 26 off 27 balls which included four boundaries; she added 53 for the second wicket with Dottin.

Haley Matthews 7, Kycia Knight 0, Britney Cooper 0, Chedean Nation not out 8 and Chinelle Henry not out 1.

Bowling for South Africa, Dane van Niekerk 2 for 8 and Ayabonga Khaka 1 for 19.

Scores in the two previous matches: Game 1, No results. South Africa 135 for 3, West Indies 21 for 1 after 2.1 overs. Game 2, South Africa won by 50 runs. South Africa 164 for 3, West Indies 115 for 8.

The last match in the three match T20 International series ended on Saturday 4th and resulted in a 1-1 draw.

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