Bridgetown, Barbados – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) have paid tribute to Nigel Harrison, the outstanding first-class umpire who died recently in Barbados.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – A stoppage-time goal by Dutchman Arjen Robben sent Bayern Munich into the German Cup quarter-finals with a nervous 2-1 win at second division VfL Bochum yesterday while champions Borussia Dortmund needed penalties to oust gutsy Fortuna Duesseldorf 5-4.
DURBAN, South Africa, (Reuters) – Uncapped paceman Kanishka Alvitigala and seamer Dhammika Prasad have been added to Sri Lanka’s beleaguered squad ahead of the second test against South Africa starting on Dec.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladeshi to hit a century and take five wickets in an innings in the same test but his efforts look like being in a losing cause after Pakistan seized control of the second test.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Australia’s test team have rarely been far away from crisis this year and it has again been the prevailing mood as they prepare to try and prevent another hefty chunk being taken out of their once formidable reputation.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Batsman Virat Kohli struck a commanding 132 against the Chairman’s XI on the second day of India’s tour match in Canberra to bolster his hopes of selection for the first test against Australia.
- pending hearing into pullout from GFA/Banks DIH Knockout Tournament
The Guyana Defence Force Football Club has been suspended from all football-related activities by its umbrella body Georgetown Football Association (GFA) pending a hearing as to why the club was yanked from participating in the GFA/Banks DIH Knockout Tournament by its top brass.
Tournament favourites Pele and the Kashif and Shanghai tournament to a lesser extent, received a boost with Canadian-born Golden Jaguars representative Julien Edwards linking up with the Pele side for the remainder of the competition.