Sports

Strikers anxious for Pollard’s return

ADELAIDE, Australia,  CMC – West Indies Twenty20 star Kieron Pollard will be heading back to Adelaide Strikers for the Big Bash League next December, and the south Australian franchise is anxiously awaiting his arrival.

Pooranmall takes double crown

— Trophy Stall-sponsored Jubilee draughts competition

In picture: sitting: from left Khemraj Pooranmall and Ulric Braithwaite. Standing, Steve Bacchus, left, Navin Megbarran, centre and Jairam.

Khemraj Pooranmanll confirmed his status as the country’s top draughts player by winning the Open and the 100-squares competition last weekend at the National Gymnasium, a press release from the Guyana Draughts Association stated.

Cavs crush Raptors in Eastern opener

(The Sports Xchange) – As 3-pointers fell at historic rates through the first two rounds of the postseason, LeBron James’ message never changed: The Cleveland Cavaliers are not just a team of jump-shooters.

Hetmeyer, shocked, surprised by call up

West Indies Under-19 Captain Shimron Hetmyer said he wants to make the most of his opportunity after his selection to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) President’s XI team to face the touring South Africa on May 29.

Fitness Express is main sponsor of Claude Charles Memorial c/ships

CEO of Fitness Express, Jamie McDonald hands over the sponsorship cheque to Paul Adams.

Leading supplement and fitness products supplier, Fitness Express, has once again answered the call for support of a sporting discipline. Fitness Express (47 Sheriff Street, Campbellville) on Tuesday presented a cheque to Committee Member of the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF), Paul Adams to be the main sponsor of this year’s Claude Charles Memorial Intermediate and Masters Powerlifting Championships.

Jubilee Track and Field meet switched to NTFC

The track and field segment of the ‘Golden Jubilee Independence’ day of sports scheduled for May 22 will be staged at the National Track and Field Centre (NTFC) instead of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ground due to the prevailing inclement weather.

Giant win!

— Supergiants drag themselves off the bottom of the table while denting Delhi Daredevils chance of making the playoffs

Ajinkya Rahane and George Bailey walk off after their team’s victory. (Photo IPL website)

(Cricinfo) Fast bowler Ashok Dinda knocked over the Delhi Daredevils openers within five overs, before R Ashwin and Adam Zampa found sharp turn to smother Daredevils to 121 for 6.

Singh looking to make most of experience

Guyana Jaguars middle-order batsman Vishaul “Cheesy” Singh said he was  honoured by his selection to the week-long West Indies spin bowling and batting camp at the High Performance Centre in Barbados and plans to garner as much as he can from the experience should a possible West Indies call-up arrive.