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Windies switching gears for T20 matches

The West Indies players will be hoping that they do not drop the ball in today’s opening encounter against Australia.(WindiesCricket.com)

GROS ISLET, St. Lucia, CMC – For all their heroics in masterminding a tied series with Australia in the just concluded one-day series, West Indies players say they will be refocussing for the two-match Twenty20 contest bowling off here today.

Ramnarine resigns as WIPA president

Dinanath Ramnarine

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Combative West Indies Players Association chief Dinanath Ramnarine has resigned as head of the organisation, citing a need for new blood to infuse the leadership.

Mc Kinnon upstages strong handgun field

Smallbore vice-captain Ryan McKinnon upstaged a competitive field to win last Sunday’s three-stage Practical Pistol Shoot at the Timehri ranges in the first competition for 2012 featuring members of the Small bore section of the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA).

Carifa team face financial crisis

Colin Boyce

The 2012 Carifta team is stuck in a financial crisis and will need approximately $G2.9 if the 10-member contingent selected by the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) is to participate at the April 7-9 games in Bermuda.

J/ca crushes CCC by 154 runs

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – It took Jamaica only 13 balls to complete a crushing 154-run win over Combined Campuses & Colleges on the fourth and final day here yesterday, for a remarkable clean sweep in the Regional Four-Day Championship ahead of the semi-finals this weekend.

Spoils shared!

— Valiant Windies go down fighting in fifth and final ODI

Darren Sammy gets his Digicel Man of the Match award from Country Manager, Digicel St. Lucia Geraldine Pitt. Courtesy DigicelCricket.com/Brooks LaTouche

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – A valiant West Indies fought to the end but their dreams of beating Australia in a one-day series for the first time in nearly two decades, ended in disappointment with 30-run loss in the fifth and final match here yesterday.