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YBG Series jumps off with one-sided affairs

-Plaisance, Nations crush opponents

Charlestown and Glory Lights Secondary School players contest a rebound during their matchup in the Youth Basketball Guyana Challenge Series at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall yesterday afternoon (Orlando Charles photo)

The ball got rolling on day one of the Youth Basketball Guyana Challenge Series yesterday afternoon at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with a series of one sided matchups when some of Guyana’s best high school teams took centre court. 0

Bangladesh deny England in thriller

Shafiul Islam

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, (Reuters) – Bangladesh  tail-enders Shafiul Islam and Mahmudullah became the toast of  the nation yesterday after steering their team to a stunning  two-wicket World Cup win over England. 0

Leewards hit back against T&T after batting collapse

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Leeward Islands bowlers hit back late in the day to restrict Trinidad and Tobago after a late innings rally saved them from a complete batting collapse on the opening day of their fifth round, Regional First Class Championship clash here yesterday. 0

Sebastien gives Windwards an early edge

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Liam Sebastien marked his return from injury with tidy off-spin bowling that gave Windward Islands a slight edge over Barbados in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday. 0

Phillips brightens gloom with half-century

SPANISH TOWN, Jamaica, CMC – Opener Omar Phillips stroked an enterprising half-century to brighten an otherwise dour outing, as weather ruined the opening day of the fifth round Regional First Class Championship match between Jamaica and Combined Campuses and Colleges here yesterday. 0

Rain washes out Guyana/English Lions first day

Rain Spoils Play! This Orlando Charles Photograph shows the Guyana National Stadium pitch covered due to the rain which completely washed out the first day of the Guyana/English Lions Four-Day battle.

There was disappointment for both the Guyana and English Lions cricket teams as the first day of their West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Four-Day match was washed out due to the consistent overnight rainfall and early morning showers at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, yesterday. 0

Wilson and Pedro to miss Junior Championships

- stranded in remote Rupununi village

Doretta Wilson

North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) cross country representatives Doretta Wilson and Hezron Pedro will miss the National Youth and Junior Championships scheduled for today and tomorrow at the Police Sports Club Ground, Eve Leary. 0