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.
Businessman Kishan Bacchus yesterday grabbed first lien on the President’s Cup golf tournament held at the Lusignan Golf Course.
The inaugural tournament was sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism under the patronage
-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.
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.
The touring Prasad Cricket Club will leave the shores of Guyana without a victory after Everest Cricket Club defeated them by six wickets on Saturday in what was more of an exhibition game, which saw several former national players donning whites to compete against the Trinidad team.
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.
KHULNA, Bangladesh, CMC- Typically flamboyant hundreds from Kyle Hope and Andre Fletcher gave the Sagicor High Performance Centre team a brilliant start to their opening tour match against the Bangladesh National Cricket Academy yesterday.
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.
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.
By Emmerson Campbell
National cyclist Marlon’ Fishy’ Williams yesterday sped away with the feature 35-lap event of the De Sinco Trading sponsored 11-race cycling programme around the inner circuit of the National Park in record time.
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.