Anisa's five give West Indies win

West Indies Women 228 for 6 (Daley 63, Aguilleira 62, Samuddika 2-39) beat Sri Lanka Women 140 (Manodara 37, Anisa 5-34) by 88 runs

A five-wicket haul by offspinner Anisa Mohammed helped West Indies Women complete an easy victory over Sri Lanka Women in the first ODI in Bridgetown, in the three-match one-day series. Anisa had Shashikala Siriwardene caught behind for her first wicket, which broke a 67-run fourth-wicket partnership between Siriwardene and captain Dilani Manodara. Anisa followed up with the wicket of Manodara in her next over, triggering a collapse as Sri Lanka lost seven wickets for 45 runs and fell 88 short of their target of 229.

Batting first, West Indies built their total around half-centuries by Stafanie Taylor, Shanel Daley and captain Merissa Aguilleira. Daley shared a 78-run partnership with Taylor after the fall of opener Juliana Nero early in the match. Later, Daley was involved in another half-century partnership with Aguilleira for the fourth wicket. Aguilleira's quick 62 off 63 balls helped West Indies to increase the scoring-rate and add 108 in the last 19.3 overs.

SL Women 2nd innings Partnerships

1st2SI GalagedaraAC Jayangani
2nd1AC JayanganiPM Weerakkody
3rd25MADD SurangikaAC Jayangani
4th67HASD SiriwardeneMADD Surangika
5th7SK DolawatteMADD Surangika
6th18SK DolawatteHMD Rasangika
7th2CR SeneviratnaSK Dolawatte
8th3CR SeneviratnaSS Weerakkody
9th6CR SeneviratnaHAM Samuddika
10th9CR SeneviratnaI Ranaweera