A Guyana women’s cricket team led by June Ogle will today oppose Dominica when the West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional Super50 tournament bowls off in St George’s Grenada.
The 14-member team under coach Andre Percival left Guyana on Saturday confident of doing well in the one-day tournament.
Prior to its departure the team benefitted from a five-day training camp at the Chetram Singh Centre of Excellence and following the camp some of the members of the team expressed confidence that the team can do well in the tournament.
Apart from Ogle, the team also includes T20 captain Tremayne Smartt, Shamaine Campbelle, Joann Vansertima and Erva Giddings.
Defending champions Jamaica which team boasts world number one Twenty20 bowler Shanel Daley and world ranked Stafanie Taylor of Jamaica will once again start as favourites along with Trinidad and Tobago whose side includes Anisa Mohammed and West Indies captain Merissa Aguilleira.
In other matches today Barbados will play Trinidad & Tobago; Jamaica comes up against St Lucia and Grenada plays St Vincent and the Grenadines. After three rounds the semi-finals and final will be played at the Roy St John Recreational Ground in Tanteen on August 14.
The WICB Women’s Regional Twenty20 Tournament will then commence on August 16 and conclude with the final on August 22 at the Grenada National Stadium.
Both formats will comprise eight teams: Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Grenada, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.
Taylor was the 2012 tournament MVP scoring 409 runs at an average of 81.80 and grabbing 13 wickets at 6.15 apiece.