(Reuters) – Middle order batsman Eoin Morgan paid the price for a string of low scores as he was dropped from England’s squad named yesterday for the two-test series against Sri Lanka starting next month.
By Emmerson Campbell
In the aftermath of Wayne ‘Big Truck’ Braithwaite’s devastating and humiliating defeat Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall at the hands of newly- crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) heavyweight
younger players who were part of the recent four-game development tour to the Caribbean have earned call-ups to the Guyana national team for the international friendly against Guatemala tomorrow evening.
A two-month wait for the first horse race meet of the year resulted in a large and appreciative crowd turning out Sunday for the season opening meet at the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club, Alness, Corentyne Berbice.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago beat Windward Islands by four wickets in their fourth round Regional Four-Day match here yesterday but not before suffering a massive scare, after their batting collapsed spectacularly.
(Reuters) – Captain Stuart Broad and Jade Dernbach held their nerve in the closing overs to bowl England to a five-run victory and a 2-1 series win over Pakistan in the final Twenty20 international in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) In a reported bid to diffuse tensions between the Jamaican Government and the West Indies Cricket Board, (WICB) board president Julian Hunte is to pay a visit to Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to ‘make amends’ following heated exchanges between the board and the prime minister over the last week, sources tell The Gleaner
The verbal confrontation surrounds the continued exclusion of opening batsman Chris Gayle from the West Indies team and the fact that Jamaica was not considered as a venue for any of the matches for the upcoming tour by Australia.
(Reuters) – Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant paid a price for becoming the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game’s leading scorer, breaking his nose in the Sunday contest, the Lakers said yesterday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Hard-hitting batsman Dwayne Smith smashed his maiden Twenty20 century to fire Khulna Royal Bengals to a comfortable 69-run win over Sylhet Royals in their final preliminary round game of the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday.
Former West Indies and Guyana leg-spinner Mahendra Nagamootoo is still creating problems for batsmen grabbing a five wicket haul on the weekend for Central Sports in their clash against W Connection Wanderers in Tribidad and Tobago.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Guyana, trailing by 160 runs on first innings, reached 156 for six in their second innings at tea on the final day of their day/night fourth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground yesterday.