RHT Females Win RHTYSC Trophy

Date Published: 
09-Feb-2011
Source: 
Guyana Times
Author: 
Guyana Times Staff

West Indies female cricketer and captain of Rose Hall Town Metro team, Shemaine Campbell, produced another brilliant all-round effort to lead her team to a thrilling 1-wicket victory over the Police Sports Club Female team, in a specially arranged cricket match at the Area H ground.

Batting first after winning the toss, Police rattled up an imposing 166 all out in 33 of their allotted 35 overs. National player Shimead Emerson top-scored with a well played 56 which included six boundaries. She received support from West Indies player June Ogle-Thomas who scored 15. Extras contributed a healthy 42. Bowling for Rose Hall Town Metro, Erva Giddings took 2 for 24, Campbell 2 for 33 and thirteen-year-old off-spinner Phaffiana Millington 4 for 15.

In reply, the defending national champions reached 167 for 9 in 27.3 overs with Campbell leading from the front with a brilliant 65. Her knock included 12 powerfully struck boundaries. She was supported by national opener Melanie Henry 21. Bowling for Police, Onika Wallerson took 2 for 33 and Jocell Joseph 2 for 6.

Assistant Secretary/CEO of the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club, Nermala Sewdat, expressed gratitude to the Police Female Team for accepting the club’s invitation and offered congratulations to Campbell and the Rose Hall Town Metro Female Team for maintaining their unbeaten record since the team was formed in 2007.