BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – Warwickshire County Cricket Club, which hosted the England-India test that ended on Saturday with the home side crowned the world’s best, has incurred a 29 million pound debt to retain its international status but has no regrets about the “risk”.
Guyana’s Nicola Ramdyhan breezed through the qualifying round to come out on top of the girls 14 round robin qualifiers, while teammates Aretta Dey and Daniel Lopes also made it into the main draw of the First Citizens Investment Services 2011 International Junior Tennis Tournament currently ongoing in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
The boys from the Land of Flying Fish made it five wins out of five en route to dethroning 2010 winners Trinidad and Tobago as the regional limited overs champions with a commanding nine-wicket win at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) Ground, yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Stafanie Taylor, as expected, played a pivotal role and Jamaica became the new WICB Regional Women’s One-day champions yesterday when they completed a 30-run victory over two-time defending champions Trinidad & Tobago.
RALEIGH, North Carolina, (Reuters) – Former U.S. 100 metres champion Mike Rodgers’s world championships eligibility rests in the hands of a panel who will hear his doping case, American officials said yesterday.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – Serena Williams won her second straight tournament and proved her mettle ahead of the U.S. Open with a convincing 6-4 6-2 win over Australia’s Samantha Stosur in the Toronto Cup final yesterday.
North Sound, Antigua – Antigua Minister of State within the Ministry of Sport, Local Government and Special Projects, Senator, The Honourable Winston Williams Jr has called on regional governments to make greater investments in cricket.