West Indies national women's cricket team
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- Founding year: 1976
The West Indies Women’s team represents West Indies in Women’s International Cricket. They played their first recorded match on 7th May 1976 against Australia at Montego Bay in Jamica.
The team is governed by the West Indies Cricket Board. They are currently being captained by Stephanie Power. The team did not participate in any Women’s World Cup until 1988. They played their first World Cup in 1993 and finished in 6th place. In the 1997 Women’s World Cup the team played once again this time finishing at the 9th position. After not participating in the 2000 Women’s World Cup the West Indies Women’s team lost all six games to Sri Lanka in a six match One day International series that West Indies hosted. In 2003, the West Indies women played in the International Women’s Cricket Council Trophy against Netherlands, Ireland, Japan, Scotland and Pakistan and were the runners up. The team participated in the 2005 World Cup and finished at the fifth position.
The team has recorded a highest of 440 runs in test cricket against Pakistan and 229 runs for 5 wickets against the Denmark women’s team in One day Internationals. In a total of 45 One day Internationals, the team has won 17 matches and lost 27 matches. They have also won 2 tests and lost 9 matches in a total of 11 International test matches that they have played.
2003 Women’s Cricket Council Trophy , Runners up.
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