Jamaica's women's cricket team's chances of winning the regional Super 50 title suffered another blow after they experienced a second consecutive defeat, this time a four wicket loss to Trinidad and Tobago at the Everest Ground. Batting first, the Jamaicans were bundled out for 115 in 29.5 overs as Tameika Sanford top-scored with 29 while Corine Howell contributed 24 against Leandra Ramdeen 4-35 and Karishma Ramharack 3-9.
The Trinis in reply, got to 118-6 with Lee-Ann Kirby finishing unbeaten on 39 while Reniece Boyce made 31. Chinelle Henry was the pick of the Jamaican bowlers with 3-18. The defeat keeps Jamaica in third while Trinidad remain in second with a game to go. Jamaica will next be in action on Monday against the Leeward Islands at the Guyana National Stadium to close out the Super 50 phase of the competition.
Meanwhile, defending champions Barbados remain unbeaten in the tournament after a comfortable five wicket win over host nation Guyana. Guyana were first dismissed for 159 inside 43 overs as Windies batter Shermaine Campbelle made 40.
The “Bajans” led by Deandra Dottin's 75 not out and 45 from Kycia Knight, romped to victory at 164-5 in 25.2 overs. They will battle Trinidad and Tobago in the title decider on Monday. Elsewhere, the Windward Islands had a comfortable seven wicket win over Leeward Islands. After dismissing the Leewards for 53, the Windwards cruised to victory at 54-3 inside 13 overs.