News Americas, BASSETERRE, ST KITTS, Mon. Sept. 14, 2014: The West Indies Women’s Cricket team is doing the Caribbean region proud, shining brightly in their four-match One-Day International series against the New Zealand Women’s side.
The Windies women have taken 2-0 lead in their ICC One-Day International series. Led largely by right-hander Deandra Dottin, won over the The White Ferns by 65 runs on Sunday in St. Kitts.
Dottin of Barbados, who made her international cricket debut in 2008, stroked 82 off 99 balls to boost her teammates to 246 for five from their fifty overs after at Warner Park and then dismissed New Zealand for just 181 off 45.3 overs.
Jamaican Stafanie Taylor added 50 from 41 balls while opener Kycia Knight of Barbados, hit 48.
New Zealand’s Seamer Suzie Bates grabbed two for 40 while Georgia Guy claimed 2-26 from 8.1 overs. Tremayne Smartt finished with figures of 10-3-24-5 .
The West Indies women made a strong start to the ICC Women’s Championship when it defeated New Zealand by five wickets in the first One-Day International in St Kitts on Friday.
The Windies Women next play the third ICC championship one-dayer on Wednesday and have another non-counting ODI scheduled against the White Ferns before playing three Twenty20s.