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India seeks bright future as stars wane

VVS Laxman

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – The very thought of Sachin Tendulkar and his contemporaries being shown the exit door would have been dismissed a year ago, but the majority of the Indian cricket fans are now convinced that the ‘golden generation’ should make way for new blood.

IMC not opposed to team leaving for Dominica — IMC head Clive Lloyd

Clive Lloyd

Head of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) set up by the Guyana Government Clive Lloyd last evening said that he was respectful of the West Indies Cricket Board’s latest decision with respect to Guyana’s participation in the annual Regional four-day tournament adding that the IMC   was not opposed to the team leaving under the umbrella of the GCB.

Azore fails ‘chin check’ test

as Hardy enters the WBC CABOFE Cup

New Champ! Simeon ‘Candy Man’ Hardy flexes his muscles as he proudly displays his WBC CABOFE title Orlando Charles photo.

By Emmerson Campbell A thundering right hand by Simeon ‘Candy Man’ Hardy brought the crowd at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall to its feet on Friday last at the staging of the 20th edition of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) Guyana Fight Night Pro Am card.

NAMILCO Football Festival winner to get $1M

Managing Director of NAMILCO Bert Sukhai presents the company’s cheque to Candia Shepherd, Treasurer of Fruta Conquerors FC on Thursday. (Orlando Charles photo)

The fifth Fruta Conquerors Football Club’s NAMILCO Football Festival was officially launched on Thursday with Managing Director of the company Bert Sukhai heaping praise on the executive of the club for the continued growth and expansion of the tournament, while representing the good name of the company.

First day of IMC scheduled practice game washed out

-Chanderpaul in Bangladesh; Sarwan yet to communicate with GCB

Ramnaresh Sarwan

The opening day of the three-day practice game at the Guyana National Stadium Providence, scheduled by the Interim Management Com-mittee (IMC) ahead of the Regional four-day tournament which bowls off on Friday, was washed out without a ball being bowled, due to persistent rainfall throughout the day.

Greaves opens cycling season with 35-lap victory

Alonzo Greaves punches the air to celebrate  his  victory while crossing  the finish line ahead of Warren ‘40’ McKay. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Olympic hopeful Alonzo Greaves yesterday sped off with the feature 35-lap Invitational race when national cycling coach Hassan Mohammed and Ricks and Sari Agro Industries Limited staged an 11-race cycling meet at the National Park circuit, Thomas Lands.

WICB Regional 4-day tournament…WICB Regional 4-day tournament

Trainer Orin Bailey gives Ramnaresh Sarwan a stretch as teammate Devendra Bishoo watches on. (Orlando Charles photo)

In what can be described as an interesting game of “cricket musical chairs”, 24 hours after the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) named its Guyana squad for the opening regional four-day encounter against the Leeward Islands next Friday, the Interim Management Committee (IMC) named an identical squad – but with controversially discarded senior West Indies middle-order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan as its skipper.