West Indies Women Take on England Women in Feisty Cricket Match. In a hotly contested match between the West Indies Women vs England Women, the final result came down to the wire.
1. West Indies women have a long history of dominance in this sport, winning the World Cup three times out of the five times it was held.
2. The team was founded in 1926 and the first game they played was against the Barbados men’s team, which they beat by an innings and 22 runs.
3. The international career for these women started with their debut against New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland back in 1958.
4. In 1993, they traveled to England to play their first 50-over match against England at Lord’s and won by six wickets thanks to a century from captain Merlene Ottey who made 137 not out off 125 balls.
The West Indian women’s cricket team was coming off a series of disappointing losses against their opponents, England. The previous series had been played out at the same ground and while they were able to win one match, the West Indies were getting closer to securing a victory. It would be exciting to see if this game would be different and if it would allow them to close in on their goal of a series win.
England is currently ranked number 2 in the world as compared to the West Indies which is ranked number 8. It was going to be tough for the West Indians but with some luck and a lot of determination, anything could happen.
The two teams played hard from start to finish but it seemed that England was destined for victory from the start.
NAME: West Indies Women vs England Women
DATE: Feb 11, 2023,
TIME:1:00:00 PM UTC.
VENUE: Boland Park