BCB congratulates three Berbicians in West Indies Women’s team
Berbice is the dominant force for female cricket in Guyana, and the ancient county continues to produce. Three of the finest from Berbice: Shemaine Campbelle, Sheneta Grimmond and Shabika Gajnabi, have been selected to the 14-member West Indies Women’s squad that would contest the first and second CG United One Day International matches against England. The matches would commence from December 4 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
In a social media post, the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) extended congratulations to the three Berbicians who have been selected to face England. “The BCB would like to congratulate Shemaine Campbelle, Shabika Gajnabi and Sheneta Grimmond on their selection to the West Indies Senior Female team for the upcoming ODI series in the Caribbean.
“We are very proud of you, and wish you the best in the tournament. We are confident that you would make us proud and keep the rich legacy of Berbice Cricket alive. It must also be noted that two of our under-19 players are in India, with one of them been the captain of the West Indies U-19 female team”.
In addition to the three Berbicians, the other two Guyanese in the squad are Kaysia Schultz and Cherry-Ann Fraser.
West Indies and England will contest three day/night CG United ODIs, starting at 2pm local time/1pm Jamaica time. All three CG United ODIs in the series will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS) in Antigua, and playing days are 4, 6 and 9 December, as part of the ICC Women’s Championship.
All matches will be available for live viewing on the West Indies live YouTube channel, as well as on the ESPN Play app. Fans in the UK would be able to view on BT Sport, and fans based in the USA would be able to watch live on ESPN+.
FULL SQUAD (1st and 2nd CG United ODIs): Hayley Matthews (Captain), Shakera Selman (Vice Captain), Aaliyah Alleyne, Shemaine Campbelle, Afy Fletcher, Cherry Ann Fraser, Shabika Gajnabi, Sheneta Grimmond, Chinelle Henry, Kycia Knight, Chedean Nation, Karishma Ramharack, Kaysia Schultz, Rashada Williams.
FULL MATCH SCHEDULE
CG United ODI Series
Sunday, 4 December: 1st CG United ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua – 2pm Eastern Caribbean/1pm Jamaica
Tuesday, 6 December: 2nd CG United ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua – 2pm Eastern Caribbean/1pm Jamaica
Friday, 9 December: 3rd CG United ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua – 2pm Eastern Caribbean/1pm Jamaica