The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) launched its second Balls of Fire charity event at the Queen’s Park Oval yesterday and sports fans can look forward to extreme excitement from a number of regional cricketers on September 3.
MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is one of three injured players who will miss tomorrow’s English season curtain-raiser against Manchester City, manager Alex Ferguson said yesterday.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – A superb century from rookie Emmanuel Lett has put Trinidad and Tobago in an excellent position to secure victory over Leeward Islands after two days of their WICB Regional Championship, fifth round match at Bourda yesterday.
Local football club, Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United salvaged some pride but bowed out of the CONCACAF Champions League last night after holding Costa Rica’s Herediano to a 2-2 draw at the Guyana National Stadium.
The last set of Round of 16 Fastball matches concluded at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground on Wednesday night with Bakewell Topp XX, Amelia’s Ward, Pioneers and Adams Rockers advancing to the quarterfinal stage.
Solid batting by Trinidad and Tobago has placed it in a good position against the Leeward Islands in the fifth round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) three-day under-19 Tournament yesterday at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground, Bourda.
If the idiom “one way traffic” ever needed explaining to a group of students in an English class, the day’s play at Everest yesterday in the U-19 tournament would have been the perfect visual representation.
Jamaica’s opening batsman John Campbell rubbed more salt into the wounds of the Windward Islands by carving out an impressive century after being dropped on 14 by Terron Smith at the Demerara Cricket Club yesterday.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Former India players are united in their belief that Virender Sehwag’s return from injury will stabilise the team’s fragile batting order and lift morale in the remaining two tests against a dominant England.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha is keen to capitalise on a second bite of the cherry after landing a surprise call-up to an India squad he was originally omitted from for the ongoing tour of England.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Australia’s journey back up the test world rankings is not going to happen overnight but the upcoming series in Sri Lanka will be an indication of their current status, captain Michael Clarke said yesterday.
BAYAMON, Puerto Rico, CMC – Gregory Richardson followed up a double strike from David Foley with a stoppage time item to propel the Puerto Rico Islanders to a 3-1 victory over Isidro Metapan last Wednesday in the CONCACAF Champions League.