By Emmerson Campbell
The water from the fountain of youth, washed away the vast experience of Howard `Battersea Bomber’ Eastman as Edmond DeClou dethroned Eastman ending the former’s reign as the king of the local middleweight division Saturday night at the Banks DIH Thirst Park ground.
KOLKATA, (Reuters) – England’s Kevin Pietersen has been reprimanded for showing dissent at the umpire after being given out lbw during his side’s six-wicket win over India in Saturday’s Twenty20 international in Kolkata.
The long-awaited commissioning of the 50m Olympic-size swimming pool at Liliendaal will finally become a reality this Friday when the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports is expected to officially declare the pool open.
NOIDA, India, (Reuters) – Red Bull’s unstoppable double world champion Sebastian Vettel ran away with the inaugural Indian Formula One Grand Prix yesterday for his 11th victory in 17 races this season.
Jamaica survived a spirited fight-back from Trinidad and Tobago to secure the 2011 Regional 50 title now heralded the Clive Lloyd Trophy, with a five-wicket victory, at the Providence Stadium, last evening.
As humiliating as they were – and they don’t come more humiliating than all-out 61 in an ODI and desperately hanging on for a draw in a three-day Test against Bangladesh – recent events in Chittagoing were not exactly surprising.
Azim Bassarath was returned unopposed yesterday as president of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board for s second consecutive two-year term of office at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting staged at the National Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva.
MIRPUR, Bangladesh, CMC – Kieran Powell, Kirk Edwards and Kraigg Brathwaite, all playing in their third Test, collected half-centuries to give West Indies a solid, if not spectacular start to the second Test against Bangladesh yesterday.
Thirty referees successfully attended the five-day FIFA Referees Assistance Programme (RAP) held in conjunction with the Guyana Football Federation and the Guyana Football Referees Council (GFRC) at the International Conference Centre at Liliendaal.
It was the resurfacing of an old injury after swimming his first event that accounted for Guyana’s Niall Roberts missing two of his scheduled events at the Pan American Games currently ongoing in Guadalajara, Mexico.
DUBAI, (Reuters) – Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal took his fourth five-wicket haul in tests as Pakistan completed a facile nine-wicket win within four days in the second test against Sri Lanka yesterday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.