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Lloyd exhorts youth players be proactive, diligent

The DCC National youth players pose with their gears while executives of the DCC and Clive Lloyd are seated in front.

West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd yesterday encouraged the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) players who will be representing Guyana at the upcoming Regional youth tournaments to be proactive and diligent throughout their journey.

Off the floor!

——-Amazon Warriors brush aside Patriots to claim first points

Amazon Warriors skipper Denesh Ramdin led his team to its first win of this year’s CPL tournament with an unbeaten knock of 54. (Photo courtesy of CPL website)

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Guyana Amazon Warriors moved off the bottom of the standings while condemning St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to their third defeat, by strolling to an effortless seven-wicket victory in the Caribbean Premier League here last evening.

Williams survives thriller against Watson

Serena Williams

LONDON, (Reuters) – The needle on the Wimbledon Richter scale sat poised and ready but Serena Williams dug deep into her battle-hardened playbook to ensure there was no earth-shuddering shock at the hands of scurrying Briton Heather Watson yesterday.

Gambhir happy to buck trends in comeback bid

Gautam Gambhir

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Gymnastics and mixed martial arts do not come naturally to Indian batsmen but former opener Gautam Gambhir, toiling in Perth to revive his international career, does not mind giving them a try if it helps get him back to the top.

Australia’s Faulkner charged with drink-driving

LONDON, (Reuters) – Australia all-rounder James Faulkner has been charged with drink-driving by Greater Manchester Police, Cricket Australia said yesterday. The 25-year-old has been released on bail and will face a court hearing in Manchester on July 21 after he returned a blood alcohol reading of around twice the legal limit.


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