India crush Windies Women again, cruise to 2-0 series lead

first_imgINDIA women defeated West Indies women by 10 wickets in the second T20 International at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground to take a 2-0 series lead on Sunday.Anisa Mohammed, the stand-in captain as Stafanie Taylor has been ruled out of the series due to injury, won the toss and elected to bat first. Once again, the runs were hard to come by, as Hayley Matthews and Stacy-Ann King opened the batting.  King was the first to go for 7, followed by Shemaine Campbelle for a four-ball 0.Chedean Nation steadied the Windes middle order with Matthews, as the pair added 34 runs before Matthews tried to hit a straight six and was caught in the deep for 23. Nation fell soon after for 32.  Natasha McLean was the only other batter to reach double figures, she made 17. The West Indies Women finished their 20 overs on 103 for 7.  Deepti Sharma was the best bowler for India Women with 4 for 10 from her 4 overs.Shafali Verma for the second match in a row took a liking to the Windies Women’s bowling and the pitch at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground. The fifteen-year-old struck her second consecutive half-century to lead the Indians to victory in the eleventh over.Verma finished on 69 not out and with her was Smriti Mandhana on 30 not out. India won the match reaching 104 without loss in 10.3 overs.last_img read more

GHPL: GFA announce Best Coach for February shortlist

first_imgYaw Acheampong, Henrik Lehm, Edward Odoom, Ignatius Osei Fosu and Dr. Prosper Narteh make up the five-man shortlist for the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League NASCO Coach of the Month for February award.The quintet led their respective sides to impressive results in the five league matches played in the course of the month.The winner of the 2019/20 GPL NASCO Player of the Month for February award will be announced on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.Winner will receive a NASCO Television set, a men’s grooming set and a personalized trophy.The nominations:YAW ACHEAMPONG (ELMINA SHARKS)Total matches – 5Wins – 3Draws – 1Losses – 1Home wins – 2 (1 Draw)Away wins – 1Total points 10HENRIK LEHM (INTER ALLIES)Total matches – 5Wins – 3Draws – 1Losses – 1Home wins – 0 (1 Draw)Away wins – 2Total points 10EDWARD ODOOM (HEARTS OF OAK)Total matches – 5Wins – 2Draws – 3Losses – 0Home wins – 1 (1 Draw)Away wins – 1 (2 Draws)Total points – 9IGNATIUS OSEI FOSU (TECHIMAN ELEVEN WONDERS)Total matches – 5Wins – 2Draws – 2Losses – 1Home wins – 1 (1 Draw)Away wins – 1 (1 Draw)Total points – 8DR PROSPER NARTEH (WAFA SC)Total matches – 5Wins – 1Draws – 4Losses – 0Home wins – (2 Draws)Away wins – 1 (2 Draws)Total points – 7 Source: Ghana FAlast_img read more