West Indies Women A register first win in T20 tri-series

West Indies Women A defeated Thailand Women Emerging by five wickets in the second match of the T20 tri-series, played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. In the low-scoring game, West Indies Women A were brilliant with the ball, dismissing Thailand Emerging for just 46 in 14.2 overs after winning the toss. West Indies then got over the line in 13 overs, with five wickets to spare.

Qiana Joseph (11, 17b, 1×4), Shabika Gajnabi (10, 26b) and Trishan Holder (10, 13b, 1×4) chipped in with small contributions, which was enough to award West Indies victory. Thailand Emerging attempted to derail the chase by taking wickets in quick succession with Thipatcha Putthawong taking two wickets, while Phannita Maya, Sunida Chaturongrattana and Onnicha Kamchomphu getting a wicket each.

Earlier, all of the West Indies bowlers found success; left-arm spinner Qiana Joseph and right-arm pacer Jannillea Glasgow picked up three wickets each. Right-arm pacer Jahzara Claxton bagged two wickets, while off-spinner Sheneta Grimmond and fast bowler Cherry-Ann Fraser got a wicket apiece to their names.

Chaturongrattana was the only batter on the Thailand scorecard that got to double digits. She hit 12 from 26 balls, including one boundary.

Thailand Women Emerging play Pakistan Women A in the third match of the T20 tri-series on 5 November. The toss will be conducted at 0930 PKT and play will begin at 1000 PKT. The match will be live-streamed on PCB’s YouTube Channel. (PCB)

Scores in brief:

West Indies Women A beat Thailand Women Emerging by five wickets

Thailand Women Emerging 46 all out, 14.2 overs (Sunida Chaturongrattana 12; Qiana Joseph 3-1, Jannillea Glasgow 3-17, Jahzara Claxton 2-16, Sheneta Grimmond 2-1, Cherry-Ann Fraser 1-8)

West Indies Women A 47-5, 13 overs (Qiana Joseph 11, Shabika Gajnabi 10, Trishan Holder 10; Thipatcha Putthawong 2-7, Phannita Maya 1-9, Onnicha Kamchomphu 1-13, Sunida Chaturongrattana 1-16)

Player of the match – Qiana Joseph (West Indies Women A)