Cricket

Guyana in danger of outright defeat

Guyana’s cricketers were facing the prospect of an outright defeat at the end of the third day’s play of their four-day regional West Indies Cricket Board match at Sabina Park yesterday .

Bopara, Broad carry England home to square ODI series against Windies

Bopara, Broad carry England home to square ODI series against Windies

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – A significant partnership between Ravi Bopara and Stuart Broad led England to a three-wicket victory and to square the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium yesterday .

Clarke passes 150 before rain ends play early

Clarke passes 150 before rain ends play early

APE TOWN, (Reuters) - Michael Clarke remained unbeaten on 161, one of the more heroic of his 27 test hundreds, as Australia reached 494 for seven before rain brought an early end to the second day of the series-deciding third test against South Africa yesterday .

Afridi blitz gives Pakistan tense win over India

(Reuters) - Shahid Afridi smashed an unbeaten 18-ball 34, including two consecutive sixes in the final over, to take Pakistan to a tense one-wicket victory over arch-rivals India in the Asia Cup in Dhaka yesterday .

Windies women’s second T20 ends in no-result

INVERCARGILL, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies Women faced just two overs before rain forced a no-result in their second Twenty20 International against New Zealand Women yesterday .

England tour should feature ‘Generation Next’

England tour should feature ‘Generation Next’

Things haven’t gone to plan for either the West Indies or England as they prepare to contest the strange combination of three ODIs in Antigua and three Twenty20s in Barbados February 28 to March 15 .

Walsh speaks to young cricketers in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Former West Indies cricket captain Courtney Walsh said he is happy to support the initiative of former wicketkeeper Junior Murray to start a cricket academy .

Barnwell to skipper Demerara in inter-county tourney

-Sarwan called up

Guyana and West Indies all-rounder Christopher Barnwell was yesterday named Captain of the Demerara 14-man team while West Indies ‘A’ batsman Leon Johnson was appointed his deputy ahead of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-county four-day tournament which bowls off on November 28 .

Andy Roberts defends reported Windies’ spinners

Andy Roberts defends reported Windies’ spinners

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC - Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts, has accused some umpires and the world governing body for cricket, International Cricket Council (ICC), of targetting West Indies bowlers Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels .

Sammy takes Windies to victory against India

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, CMC - Discarded West Indies One-Day International captain Darren Sammy led a West Indies fightback to beat India by two wickets in the second ODI here yesterday .

Bravo praises team effort for victory

Bravo praises team effort for victory

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, CMC – West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo said yesterday’s victory against India in the second One-Day International was as a result of team effort and their hunger to win .

Johnson bowls Australia to victory in Ashes opener

BRISBANE, (Reuters) - Rejuvenated Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson blitzed England with a haul of five for 42 to lead his country to an emphatic 381-run victory in the first Ashes test yesterday .

Warner’s Trott comments ‘disrespectful’, says Cook

BRISBANE,  (Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook branded Australian batsman David Warner “disrespectful” yesterday after a tempestuous final couple of days in the first Ashes test at the Gabba .

Hafeez dropped for South Africa tests

LAHORE,  (Reuters) - All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been dropped from Pakistan’s squad for the two-test series against South Africa that will begin in the United Arab Emirates later this month .

Trouble in the camp!

Trouble in the camp!

THERE were certain images from the Beausejour Stadium during the final ODIs against Pakistan last week that hinted at a West Indies team even more troubled than the upshot of five months non-stop cricket and the final 3-1 scoreline indicate .

Hikers U23 team defeat GCC in Goals Galore hockey

Hikers U23 (+5) held off Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) (+1) by a 7-5 margin in their gritty men’s ‘A’ division matchup as action in the Goals Galore Indoor Hockey Tournament continued at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue on Friday .

Australian Warner involved in on-field fracas

PRETORIA, (Reuters) - David Warner allowed his emotions to boil over yesterday when he was involved in an on-field argument with opponent Thami Tsolekile while batting for Australia A against their South African counterparts .

Uncertainty surrounds start of female Inter-County competition

Uncertainty surrounds start of female Inter-County competition

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) senior female Inter-County limited overs cricket tournament is set to bowl off today but so far only one county Demerara has named its representative squad .

Sri Lanka win rain-hit second ODI against South Africa

COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Rain and an on-field injury which prevented South African opener Hashim Amla from batting spurred Sri Lanka to a 17-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the second one-dayer yesterday .

Guyana beat Jamaica in low scoring match

Guyana beat Jamaica in low scoring match

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica,  CMC –  Guyana took advantage of a low scoring match to secure a two-wicket win over Jamaica in their Regional two-day Under-15 Cricket Tournament on Saturday .

T&T thrashes Leewards

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica,  CMC – Led by an all-round performance from Saiba Batoosingh, Trinidad & Tobago defeated Leeward Islands by 10 wickets in their Regional two-day Under-15 Cricket Tournament on Saturday .

Windies pacers menace Lanka but rain has final say

Windies pacers menace Lanka but rain has final say

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - Sri Lanka were fighting off some menacing pace bowling from West Indies when rain washed out the remaining day’s play in their Celkon Mobile Cup ODI game at Queens Park Oval yesterday .

Deonarine hits century but match ends in draw

Deonarine hits century but match ends in draw

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An unsatisfactory outcome

An unsatisfactory outcome

THE most unsatisfactory outcome in cricket is that determined by the Duckworth-Lewis method .

Albion, Port Mourant win to reach semi-finals

Albion, Port Mourant win to reach semi-finals

Albion Cricket Club defeated Blairmont Community Centre by 108 runs while Port Mourant Karibee Rice whipped West Berbice by four wickets as the Berbice River Bridge 50-over-a-side first division knockout competition continued in Berbice last weekend .

India overcome elements to beat Pakistan

(Reuters) - India defeated a disappointing Pakistan side on the Duckworth-Lewis method yesterday in front of a sellout crowd at Edgbaston in Birmingham after a series of rain interruptions resulted in three revised victory targets .

Narine stars to stun RCB as Bravo’s Chennai lose

RANCHI, India, CMC – West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine snatched four wickets to lead Kolkata Knight Riders to an easy five-wicket win over Chris Gayle’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League here yesterday .

Sarwan hits highest score of season as Leicestershire draw

NEW ROAD, Worcester, CMC – West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan hit 79, his highest score of the season, as Leicestershire drew their Division Two County match with Worcestershire here Saturday .

Sammy rips through Punjab’s batting to keep Sunrisers dream alive

MOHALI, India, CMC- West Indies test and T20 Captain Darren Sammy ripped through the heart of Kings XI Punjab’s batting order to hand Sunrisers Hyderabad a comfortable 30 run win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday .

Lara’s school record shattered

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- A longstanding record set by Brian Lara for the highest individual score in Trinidad and Tobago’s Secondary School Cricket League (SSCL) has been broken .

Smith’s form continues but Mumbai lose

HYDERABAD, India,  CMC – Barbados and West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith extended his rich vein of form but his Mumbai Indians crashed to a surprise seven-wicket defeat to West Indies captain Darren Sammy’s Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League yesterday .

Barbados looking to spoil Windwards dream

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Newly minted one-day champions Windward Islands will hope to keep their dream season alive when they clash with Barbados in the semi-final of the Regional Four-Day Championship starting here today .

Hughes slams double century but falls short of 117-year-old record

Hughes slams double century but falls short of 117-year-old record

LEEDS, England, CMC – Leeward Islands left-hander Chesney Hughes narrowly missed out on a 117-year-old record here Tuesday when he stroked a monumental unbeaten double hundred for Derbyshire at Headingley .

Murali completes line up of international franchise players

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Legendary Sri Lanka off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was yesterday announced as the final international franchise player for the lucrative Caribbean Premier League which bowls off in July .

Frontrunners GCC play Police in Hadi’s World first division cricket

Frontrunners GCC play Police in Hadi’s World first division cricket

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Hadi’s World first division two-day cricket competition continues this weekend with four matches .

Dottin, Daley inspire seven run win over Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka,  CMC – West Indies women clinched a tight seven run win over Sri Lanka women in the final T20 match to secure the series 4-1 at the R Premadasa Stadium here yesterday .



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