(Barbados Nation) Signing to play in the Australian Big Bash Twenty League shouldn’t affect my Test career.
Barbadian fast bowler Fidel Edwards gave that assurance yesterday after it was disclosed that he will link up with out-of-favour West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle, after being signed by the Sydney Thunder to play in the next edition of the Big Bash which bowls off Down Under in December.
By Treiston Joseph
Guyana stayed on top of regional squash by claiming another overall title in the Digicel Caribbean Areas Squash Association (CASA) Junior Championships yesterday at the Georgetown Club Courts.
A hat-trick from Keon Locke (blue ball assisted) and two double strikes from Karambo Holder and Ricford Morrison, led Melanie and Golden Stars (B) to convincing 4-2 and 4-1 victories over Plaisance Panthers and Victoria Kings respectively yesterday, in the latest round of the inaugural 2011 GT&T Fastball knock-out competition.
Demerara ladies defeated their Essequibo counterparts by a massive 283 runs in a one-sided encounter to kick start the 2011 Inter County Women’s 50-over competition at the GCC Ground, Bourda, yesterday.
National table tennis player Nigel Bryan has been winning a number of regional and local individual titles with his most recent being the men’s singles 2011 Independence Crown on July 4, and now he is eyeing attaining a world ranking.
The novel idea of Fastball from Guyana Telephone & Telegraph (GT&T) has turned into a beautiful product, according to organiser Kashif Mohammad, and excitement is building for the round of 32 which is slated to begin July 24.
CORDOBA, Argentina, (Reuters) – Holders Brazil and their Group B rivals breathed life into the Copa America in two six-goal thrillers as they qualified for the quarter-finals with Venezuela and Paraguay on Wednesday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Patrick Vieira, who announced his retirement as a player on Bastille Day yesterday, provided what can best be described as muscular elegance for France and Arsenal during his heyday as one of the world’s most effective midfielders.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A memorable spell of bowling from Chad Williams still failed to carry Barbados to first innings points over front-runners Jamaica in the WICB Regional Under-15 Championship yesterday.