Barbados went down in defeat to Zimbabwe Tuesday at netball world cup in London, England.
The Bajan Gems trailed in all quarters 17-11, 33-19, 48-31 before losing the game 66-41.
Goal-shooter Shonica Wharton led for the Gems shooting 27 of her 29 attempts, assisted with a perfect seven from seven while Sheiqua Thomas had six from nine.
Zimbabwe’s win came thanks to shooter Pauline Jani’s 50 from 52 attempts; goal-attack Sharon Bwanali had eleven from 15 and Ursula Ndlovu shot five from six.
Barbados will play Northern Ireland on Wednesday.