KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Spineless batting sent West Indies crashing to yet another defeat here yesterday, as they lost the opening One-day International of the five-match series against Australia by 64 runs at the Arnos Vale Stadium.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar ended a year-long wait to score a record 100th international century but it did not stop India stumbling to a shock five-wicket defeat by Bangladesh which threw the Asia Cup wide open yesterday.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Lindon James stroked a half-century but Windward Island suffered another batting collapse on the opening day of their sixth round Regional Four-Day match against Combined Campuses and Colleges here yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Seasoned all-rounder Dwayne Smith completed a fine day with ball and bat to help put Barbados well within sight of first innings points over the Leeward Islands on the opening day of the sixth round regional first-class match at Kensington Oval here yesterday.
Guyana will be looking to build on the momentum gained from their crushing fourth round victory over Barbados when they face off with Trinidad and Tobago today in their final match of the 2011/12 West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) regional four-day competition at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
Kurt English scored 31 points to lead the Patriots Basketball Club past the Knights Basketball Club when the two teams met in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association League last weekend at the Burnham Hard Courts.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Half-centuries by captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal and a lively spell of bowling from paceman Aizaz Cheema helped Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup yesterday.
INDIAN WELLS, California, (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer each needed three sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells ATP tournament on Wednesday while Rafa Nadal advanced with a comfortable victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov.
(Reuters) – Dwight Howard, the face of the Orlando Magic franchise, will stay with the team for at least another season rather than test the free agent market later this year, the six-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star said yesterday.
(Reuters) – AB de Villiers guided his side to a 68-run first innings lead after Mark Gillespie had ripped the heart out of South Africa’s batting line-up with a five-wicket haul on the second day of the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton last night.