Australia’s Clarke and Watson in the runs

(Reuters) – Australia captain Michael Clarke scored 45 in his first innings for three months and Shane Watson hit a breezy 90 as Australia made good progress in chasing Somerset’s total of 320 in their four-day tour match yesterday.

Compton earns another chance to prove case for Ashes

(Reuters) – Nick Compton has been given a chance to push for selection in the England side to play Australia in the Ashes after being invited to play for Worcestershire against the tourists in their second warm-up match next week, British media have reported.

Federer and Sharapova exit in Wednesday Wipeout

LONDON, (Reuters) – Wimbledon king Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova endured jolting second-round losses to opponents outside the world top 100 in a freakishly dramatic ‘Wednesday Wipeout’ that saw seven players withdraw injured and the draw shredded.

B/ce, Demerara secure outright wins

Romario Shepherd-DeJonge’s all-round performance led defending champions GT&T Berbice to victory over Essequibo while Demerara recorded a convincing eight-wicket victory over the President’s XI in the second round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/GTM Under-19 Inter-County Three-Day competition yesterday.

Caramel Secondary win on penalty kicks

Carmel Secondary edged Brickdam Secondary 3-1 on penalty kicks as action in the Digicel/Powerade National U18 Schools Football championships continued at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue yesterday.

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