De Clou dethrones Eastman

Gwendolyn ‘Stealth Bomber’ O’Neil raises her fists after she successfully defended her WIBA heavyweight world title against Pauline London. (Orlando Charles photo)

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.

Pietersen reprimanded for showing dissent


Kevin Pietersen

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.

Vettel cruises to victory in India

Sebastian Vettel

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.

J/ca crowned Super50 champs

Jamaican captain Chris Gayle receives the tournament trophy from the legendary Clive Lloyd (Orlando Charles photo)

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.

Mesmerised by spin


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.

Bassarath back unopposed to lead Cricket Board

Azim Bassarath

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.

Ajmal sets up Pakistan nine-wicket victory

Saeed Ajmal

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.