Barbados Under-19 women’s cricket team won the fifth-placed playoff against Leeward Islands yesterday at Gilbert Park, Trinidad and Tobago, in the West Indies Under-19 Women’s 30-over Championship.
Off-spinner Theanny Herbert-Mayers took three wickets for 10 runs in five overs, as Barbados restricted their opponents to 91-9 in 30 overs.
In reply, the Bajans reached 67-1 in 13 overs to win on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method.
Trinidad and Tobago Under-19 Women won the championship after defeating Windward Islands by 37 runs in the final at Frank Worrell Memorial Ground, St Augustine.
Guyana Under-19 Women claimed third place after beating Jamaica by five wickets in the third place playoff at the National Cricket Centre in Couva.
Leeward Islands Under-19 Women 91-9 in 30 overs (J. Claxton 24; T. Herbert-Mayers 3-10, N. Cumberbatch 2-25). Barbados Under-19 Women 67-1 in 13 overs (N. Cumberbatch 25 n.o., A. Callender 14 n.o.). Barbados Under-19 Women won by nine wickets.