Captains thrilled with stand-alone women’s tournament – Stabroek News

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – West Indies captain, Stafanie Taylor, was one of several captains yesterday expressing their delight with the Caribbean’s hosting of the historic Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, which bowls off next Friday.

In the past, the tournament has been played alongside the men’s showpiece but for the first time this year, it will be staged in the region as a stand-alone event from November 9-24.

“I enjoy playing at home. The Caribbean is a great place for cricket and this will be an awesome tournament,” Taylor told members of the media at the Coolidge Cricket Ground.

“As I said before, the culture, the passion, the history and the people will make this one of the great event in Caribbean sporting history.”

She continued: “I think for any team, winning at home is…

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