In his first year in charge of the national side, new Guyana women’s cricket coach Latchman Yadram has pledged to go all out to win this year’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Women’s limited overs tournament which commences today in Barbados.
Georgetown, Guyana – Jamaica coach Robert Samuels has praised his players for their team-work, unity and belief in each other following the capture of the three-day title in the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under-19 Tournament.
NOTTINGHAM, England, CMC – A typically belligerent, unbeaten 47 from Kieron Pollard propelled Somerset to a six-wicket victory over Nottinghamshire in the quarter-finals of the English Twenty20 Championship yesterday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Regional players body, WIPA, have appointed directors Dave Kissoon and Michael Hall to lead its negotiations with the West Indies Cricket Board to revise the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts, CMC – Shalrie Joseph continued to give proof of his confidence in taking penalty kicks, but Alejandro Moreno upstaged him with a pair of goals that handed Chivas USA a 3-2 victory the New England Revolution on Saturday in Major League Soccer.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – India seamer Zaheer Khan needs surgery for ankle and hamstring problems and has been ruled out for the remainder of the England series, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said yesterday.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Rahul Dravid has said his return to India’s one-day squad is a temporary one and he is retiring from the shorter forms of the game after the upcoming series against England, but his surprise recall is being viewed by some as a step in the wrong direction.
LONDON, England, CMC – World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was handed a solid defeat ahead of her title defence in Daegu later this month, when American Carmelita Jeter won the 100 metres at the Aviva London Grand Prix on Saturday.
MONINO, Russia, (Reuters) – Russia believe they can win their opening match on their rugby World Cup debut with coach Nikolai Nerush saying their inclusion is a big boost for a set-up which receives “peanuts”.
By Colin Benjamin
Barbados completed their demolition of the home side early on the final day yesterday, to claim an impressive innings and 52-run victory, in the final round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) three-day tournament at Everest Ground yesterday.
Guyana’s unbeaten streak came to an end in the Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF) Women’s Challenge Cup when they suffered a 2-0 defeat to Uruguay in their final preliminary match yesterday at the Deodoro Hockey Complex in neighbouring Brazil.