The 6IXTY 2022 | Stafanie Taylor’s Amazon Warriors triumph as Knight Riders go down twice in one evening
Rashada Williams hits a boundary during her run-a-ball 24
The Trinbago Knight Riders Women succumbed to their second defeat of the opening 6IXTY evening with a 15-run humiliation to Amazon Warriors.
Women’s 6IXTY 2022: Captain Taylor sparks an impactful cameo
In the second game of the triple-header at Warner Park, the Guyana Amazon Warriors flattened the Trinbago Knight Riders with a 15-run hammering.
Winning the toss and batting first, Warriors’ captain Stafanie Taylor turbo-charged her side’s innings to 81-2 off their 10 overs. Opening batters, Rashada Williams and Sri Lankan star Chamari Athapaththu, both scored crucial 20s at the top of the order.
Captain Taylor returned with an economical spell in the second-half of the match, conceding just 10 runs off her two overs.
The Knight Riders’ response sustained multiple casualties in the middle-overs, going down from a commanding 40-1 to 66 all out, all in a space of 26 deliveries. Moreover, twin sisters Kycia and Kyshona Knight were the only batters in the run-chase to reach the double-digits.
With the win, the Warriors became the second side after Barbados Royals to register their opening points on Day 1 of the inaugural women’s 6IXTY itself.
Guyana Amazon Warriors Women: 81-2 (10)
Stafanie Taylor 29* (18), Rashada Williams 24 (24)
Sheneta Grimmond 1-9, Anisa Mohammed 1-15
Trinbago Knight Riders Women: 66-6 (9.3)
Kycia Knight 22 (23), Kyshona Knight 12 (12)
Shamilia Connell 2-17, Ayabonga Khaka 1-4
Guyana Amazon Warriors Women won by 15 runs
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