DEANDRA Dottin struck 73 as the West Indies women received their International Cricket Council Globe Cup qualifying campaign off to a profitable start off with a 6-wicket victory in excess of Ireland women in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Tuesday.
Batting first, Ireland ladies were being dismissed for 159 in 43 overs. The Windies spinners did the greater part of the hurt as Anisa Mohammed (3/40), captain Stafanie Taylor (2/15) and Hayley Matthews (2/20) merged to grab 7 wickets. Quickly bowler Shamilia Connell was also among the the wickets with 2/33 in ten overs.
Gaby Lewis and Eimear Richardson tried using to guide Ireland to a aggressive complete with 36 and 32 respectively.
Dottin, opening the batting, hit 8 fours and two sixes in her knock of 73 off 87 deliveries to lead the operate chase for West Indies.
Taylor ended unbeaten on 41 off 54 deliveries as West Indies eased to 163/4 in 39.3 overs.
Bowling for Eire, Richardson took 2/33 in ten overs.
West Indies will participate in Sri Lanka in their upcoming match from 3.30 am (TT time), on Saturday.
The best a few teams in the qualifiers progress to the 2022 Women’s Cricket Planet Cup in New Zealand.
Eire Gals 159 (43 overs) (Gaby Lewis 36, Eimear Richardson 32 Anisa Mohammed 3/40, Stafanie Taylor 2/15, Hayley Matthews 2/20, Shamilia Connell 2/33) vs WEST INDIES Women 163/4 (39.3 overs) (Deandra Dottin 73, S Taylor 41 not out, E Richardson 2/33) West Indies gals gained by 6 wickets