ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):
Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago scored their second-straight victory, following opening round defeats, in round three of the West Indies Women T20 tournament in Grenada yesterday.
Jamaica scored a crushing 49-run win over St Lucia at Progress Park, while Trinidad and Tobago hammered Dominica by 10 wickets at Tanteen playing field.
A powerful half century from Stafanie Taylor brought Jamaica to 108 for the loss of one wicket, in a match reduced to 15 overs because of rain.
Taylor counted seven boundaries in a 46-ball top score of 61 not out, while Shanel Daley hit two fours while adding 38 not out.
St Lucia stumbled to 59 for four in their 15 overs, with Paulina Francis scoring 13.
In the other game, Trinidad and Tobago's bowlers were ruthless, as Stacy Ann King, Kirbyina Alexander and Alisa Mohammed ran through the Dominican innings, which collapsed for 38 runs.
King took three wickets for seven runs from four overs to be the leading wicket-taker, while Alexander and Alisa Mohammed picked up two wickets each.
Trinidad and Tobago raced to victory, reaching their target of 39 without loss off 5.5 overs, in less than 25 minutes. Amanda Samaroo was not out on 13 and Selene O'Neil unbeaten on 18.
Meanwhile, Barbados and Guyana maintained their unblemished record.
The Vincentians were unable to build a competitive total and found themselves struggling on 81 for six when the overs ran out.
The Bajans lost six wickets in the chase, but were always in control as Shaquana Quintyne, 20 not out, guided them safely to 82 in 17.2 overs. Kyshona Knight contributed 16 before she was trapped lbw.
At Progress Park, the Grenadians, batting first, were only able to must 66 for seven in their 20 overs as their second straight defeat loomed.
The most impressive Guyanese bowler was Phaffiana Millington, with three wickets for six runs from her four overs.
Opener June Ogle continued her run spree with an unbeaten 29, while Shamaine Campbelle scored 16 as the visitors cruised to 67 for two in 15.3 overs.