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India most vulnerable under pressure – Haddin

Zaheer Khan

(Reuters) – India’s cricketers are the most vulnerable in the international game and wilt when subjected to sustained pressure, Australia wicketkeeper and vice captain Brad Haddin said yesterday ahead of the third test between the two countries.

Pakistan confident of no more spot-fixing

Salman Butt

DUBAI, (Reuters) – Pakistan cricket team manager Naveed Akram Cheema said he was “absolutely clear and confident” there would be no repeat of the spot-fixing controversy when his team play England in the United Arab Emirates over the next two months.

GCB congratulates T20 team

The Guyana Cricket Board  has sent a congratulatory message to the Christopher Barnwell-led national Twenty20 cricket team for its victory over the Leeward Islands at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Monday night.

Winning start

-Debutant Johnson ushers Guyanese to morale-boosting victory

Leon Johnson celebrates after hitting  a six to give Guyana a five wicket win over the Leeward Islands in the second match of the Caribbean T20 tournament last night at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. (Photo courtesy WindiesCricket.com)

NORTH SOUND, Antigua,  CMC – Leon Johnson marked his debut in the shortest version of the game yesterday, with a vital, unbeaten 37, helping Guyana overcome the mambo-jambo that almost kept them out of this Caribbean Twenty20 tournament, and leading them to a five-wicket victory over Leeward Islands.

Lady Jags lose to Soca Princesses

Trinidad and Tobago’s National Under 20 footballers secured their first win of the CFU final round of  World Cup qualifiers with a hard fought 2-1 victory over Guyana at the Pedro Marrero National Stadium in Cuba  yesterday.

London looks to legacy 200 days from Games

LONDON, (Reuters) – The London Olympics countdown entered its final 200 days yesterday with government and organisers talking up the legacy Britain can look forward to long after the last medal has been won and the show is over.