LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers survived their biggest test of the season with a 95-89 overtime victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday, proving the home team can stand toe-to-toe with the best of the NBA.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Breath-taking batting, led by a brutal, unbeaten 56 from Kieron Pollard, restored the gloss on reigning champions Trinidad & Tobago, firing them to an emphatic, 167-run victory over Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament on Wednesday night.
Representatives of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the Guyana government, yesterday reached a consensus concerning the roles to be played by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) and the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) in the administration of cricket locally.
By Emmerson Campbell
President of the Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) and the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC), Peter Abdool recently attended the historic 49th Annual Convention of the World Boxing Council (WBC) in Las Vegas, USA where it was disclosed that the WBC will launch a tournament to mark its 50th anniversary.
SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – Chris Gayle was dismissed cheaply in controversial fashion, as Sydney Thunder slumped to their fourth straight defeat in the Big Bash League Twenty20, when Perth Scorchers crushed them by nine wickets on Tuesday.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Johnson Charles hit a flambuoyant, unbeaten 61 to lead Windward Islands to their second victory in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament with a nine-wicket victory in a low-scoring affair against Canada yesterday.
(Reuters) – Senior batsman Rahul Dravid has batted down suggestions of a rift in India’s struggling test team and said he was working hard to correct flaws in his defence which has been repeatedly breached in the series against Australia.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Marlon Samuels drew on all of his experience, smashing an unbeaten 66 that trumped the same score from compatriot Chadwick Walton to usher Jamaica to a thrilling, two-victory over the Combined Campuses & Colleges in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki faced a battle to be fit for the Australian Open after being reduced to tears during a dramatic defeat by Agnieszka Radwanska at the Sydney International yesterday.