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GCB polls followed due process

-Returning Officer

Attorney Sanjeev Datadin, Returning Officer at the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) elections last Sunday, said yesterday the polls were legally held and followed due process.

Harper fires broadside at ICC over Dhoni comments

Daryl Harper

SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Retired Australian umpire Daryl Harper has accused cricket authorities of being too lenient on  India’s player and claimed their captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni  had put undue pressure on him in last month’s Jamaica test,  local media reported yesterday.

Fidel Edwards in Aussie Big Bash

(Barbados Nation) Signing to play in the Australian Big Bash Twenty League shouldn’t affect my Test career. Barbadian fast bowler Fidel Edwards gave that assurance yesterday after it was disclosed that he will link up with out-of-favour West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle, after being signed by the Sydney Thunder to play in the next edition of the Big Bash which bowls off Down Under in December.

Melanie, Golden Stars (B) advance in Fastball

A hat-trick from Keon Locke (blue ball assisted) and two double strikes from Karambo Holder and Ricford Morrison, led Melanie and Golden Stars (B) to convincing 4-2 and 4-1 victories over Plaisance Panthers and Victoria Kings respectively yesterday, in the latest round of the inaugural 2011 GT&T Fastball knock-out competition.