Sri Lanka aim to ditch choker tag in World Twenty20

Mahela Jayawardene

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka, beaten in three ICC limited overs finals since triumphing in the 1996 World Cup and 2002 Champions Trophy they hosted, hope being back on home soil will help them avoid the chokers tag in the World Twenty20 starting today.

Forde wins Venture 5km in T&T

Cleveland Forde

-barely misses course record Regional long distance maestro Cleveland Forde validated his reputation with a thrilling win at the Venture Credit Union 5km Road Race in Couva, Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) yesterday morning.

Transport, UG win

Omesh Dhaniram

New Building Society second division competition… By Neil Barry Jr. The University of Guyana rebounded from a loss on Saturday to stun the Demerara Cricket Club, while Transport Sports Club held on for a hard fought win over Police Sports Club as early morning rains reduced the two scheduled New Building Society second division matches to T20s.

West Indies women end England’s unbeaten run

ARUNDEL, England, CMC – Deandra Dottin smashed a match winning half century as West Indies Women defeated England Women by three wickets in the final Twenty20 International of the five-match series at Arundel Castle Cricket Club Ground here yesterday.

Rain halts GYO victory charge

Carib Beer Heroes Cup….   By Neil Barry Jr. Both games in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Carib Beer Heroes Cup finished in draws yesterday due to inclement weather.

King, Perry pleased with fast times

Patrick King and Rupert Perry unleashed awesome displays of top end speed to disfigure the previous meet records in the sprint races on the final day of Guyana Defence Force Inter Unit Championships at the GDF ground Camp Ayanganna on Friday.

Narine is T/dad Cricketer of the Year

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC-Mystery spinner Sunil Narine was named Trinidad and Tobago’s Cricketer of the Year hours after copping the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Emerging Player of the Year award in Sri Lanka.

Narine, Taylor among winners at ICC Awards

West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine poses with his ICC trophy.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka,  CMC – Exciting West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine added to his steadily growing list of achievements when he won the Emerging Cricketer-of-the-Year honour at the International Cricket Council Awards Ceremony here yesterday.

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