CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Mike Brearley, one of England’s most successful cricket captains, said yesterday that eradicating corruption from the game was probably impossible but that was no reason to stop trying.
(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.
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.
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.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Teenage Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir, serving six-months in jail for spot-fixing elements of a test match, could still have a future in international cricket, Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf said.
-Debutant Johnson ushers Guyanese to morale-boosting victory
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.
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, (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.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Spinners Shane Shillingford and Garey Mathurin shared five wickets to lead Windward Islands to a stunning 11-run victory over reigning champions Trinidad & Tobago in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament yesterday.