Smith puts B/dos in sight of first innings points

Dwayne Smith

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.

All eyes on Guyana after Deonarine feat


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.

Djokovic and Federer advance, Nadal cruises

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.

Dwight Howard decides to stick with Magic

Dwight Howard

(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.

De Villiers gives South Africa edge over NZ

(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.