Windies Women's Team

Sammy wishes girls well

Dhaka, Bangladesh -- Ten women’s teams are in Bangladesh for the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2011, which starts on Monday, and some of the men’s team captains have sent good luck messages to their female counterparts as they strive to qualify for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2013.

15 yr old surprised to be WI player

Bridgetown, Barbados – Fifteen year old West Indies Women leg spinner Shaquana Quintyne was surprised to have commenced her international career during her tender teenage years.

“I never thought I would play for the West Indies so soon, I was thinking more like when I was 19 or so but now that I have made the team it is a dream come true and I want to ensure that I do the hard work to maintain my position,” the affable and eloquent teenager said.

Campbelle brimming with confidence

Bridgetown, Barbados – West Indies Women’s utility player Shemaine Campbelle is brimming with confidence as she departs the Caribbean today for Bangladesh for the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers.

“We will do well, I’m confident about it because we have been showing good improvement in the past 2 to 3 years and we want to build on that,” the petite 19 year old Guyanese said.

WI Women need killer instinct - King

Bridgetown, Barbados – West Indies women’s all rounder Stacy Ann King says that the team needs to work on perfecting the killer instinct as they focus on moving up the international rankings.

“As a team we need to work on killing off the opponent when we get ourselves into good positions in games, too often we slack up a bit and give the opposition a chance to come back into the game,” King said while taking a break from the preparatory camp at the 3Ws Oval.

Stafanie Taylor wins The Cricketer Award

London, England –West Indies allrounder Stafanie Taylor has been named as the international Player of the Year by The Cricketer magazine.

The 20-year-old from Jamaica took the coveted award from other strong contenders including Lydia Greenway and Charlotte Edwards from England; Shelley Nitschke, the Australian allrounder who recently retired from international cricket; and Cri-zelda Brits, of South Africa.

The Cricketer sought the views of national coaches and leading observers of the game in deciding the award.


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