Alleyne (55 not out) as Barbados beat Jamaica by 9 wickets, CWI Women’s T20, Round 3

Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 23 – ( – All-rounder Aaliyah Alleyne struck an unbeaten half-century to spur Barbados to a nine-wicket win with 19 balls remaining against defending champions Jamaica in the key third round match of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women’s Twenty20 Blaze at Warner Park today.

Alleyne, a West Indies Women’s player, made 55 not out off the same number of balls with eight fours as Barbados cruised to a target of 99 in 16.5 overs.

She added 62 in 11.1 overs for the first wicket with left-hander Kycia Knight, who made 28 off 33 balls.

Jamaica scored 98 for four off 20 overs after they were sent in.

Veteran West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor top-scored with 34 not out off 43 balls including four boundaries at No. 3.

Crafty leg-spinner Keila Elliott took two for nine off three overs.

Barbados and Jamaica have each won two matches and lost once.

Summarised scores:

Jamaica Women 98-4 (20 overs) (Stafanie Taylor 34 not out – 43 balls, 4 fours; Rashada Williams 19, Keneshia Ferron 13, Chedean Nation 11; Keila Elliott 2-9).

Barbados Women 102-1 (16.5 overs) (Aaliyah Alleyne 55 not out – 55 balls, 8 fours; Kycia Knight 28, Kyshona Knight 11 not out).