Berbice beat Demerara as Women’s 50 over Inter-county concludes 

Berbice defeated Demerara by seven wickets in the final match of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) senior inter-county women’s 50-overs tournament. 

In yet another poor display of batting in this condensed tournament, Demerara were bowled out for 76 from 29 overs while Berbice cruised to  77-3 from 14 overs at Malteenoes Sports Club Ground in a rain-affected game.

A collective bowling effort from Plaffianna Millington, Tricia Hardat and Shenata Grimmond helped the Berbicians rocked the city girls. Opener Naiomi Barkoye top-scored with 24 while Nyia Latchman made 16 not out in a losing cause. 

In reply, West Indies player Shabika Gajnabi batting at number three raced to an unbeaten 24. She struck two fours in her calm innings to humble Demerara. 

Earlier in the condensed tournament, Demerara defeated Essequibo by 185 runs and Berbice defeated Essequibo by eight wickets. 

Brief scores of Demerara vs Berbice at Malteenoes 

Demerara 76 all out from 29 overs. Naiomi Barkoye 24, Nyia Latchman 16, Mandy Mangru 12. Plaffianna Millington 2-7, Tricia Hardat 2-14, Shenata Grimmond 2-14. 

Berbice 77-3 from 14 overs. Shabika Gajnabi 24, Realeanna Grimmond 18, Crystal Durant 11. Kaysia Schultz 1-15. Berbice won by seven wickets. 

Brief scores between Essequibo vs Berbice at MMZ Ground. 

Essequibo 64 all out from 27.2 overs. Cyanna Retemiah 12, Latoya Williams 12. Trisha Hardat 3-5, Plaffiana Millington 3-11, Ashmini Munisar 2-7. 

Berbice 65-6 from 12.1 overs (Sheneta Grimmond 16, Ashmini Munisar 16, Tia Isaacs 11 not out. Cyanna Retemiah 2-28, Yonette Welcome 1-6, Kumarie Persaud 1-28. Berbice won by eight wickets. 

Brief scores between Demerara vs Essequibo at Malteenoes. 

Demerara Women 273 all out from 41.5 overs Mandy Mangru 81, Cherry-Ann Fraser 68, Naomi Barker 27, Extras 60. Yonette Welcome 3-48, Nikesha Narine 2-65. 

Essequibo 88 all out from 22 overs Lavina Ragobeer 21, Analesia D’Aguiar 16, Extras 31. Latisha Jordon 4-16, Nya Latchman 4-25. Demerara won by 185 runs. 

The T20 senior female Inter-county schedule reads: 

February 15- Essequibo vs Berbice

February 16- Demerara vs Essequibo

February 17- Demerara vs Berbice

All matches schedule for 13:30h start 

According to the Guyana Cricket Board, the Inter-County competition will be used to select the Guyana team to compete in the Cricket West Indies Regional Women’s tournament, set for St. Kitts next month.