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Advantage Australia at the Oval

Sir Frank Worrell Trophy 2011/12…

Baugh does wicketkeeping drills with Andre Coley ahead of today’s all important second test against Australia.(Windiescricket.com)

From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad Michael’s Clarke’s Australian side will go into today’s penultimate test of the Digicel three-test series and 12th edition of Sir Frank Worrell Trophy with the advantage against the home side at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, after their historic win in the opening test at “The Mecca”, Kensington Oval last week.

Testing time for Bishoo

Devendra Bishoo

From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad In the 83-year history of West Indies cricket, fast-bowlers and the West Indies cricket team literally go together like horses and carriages given the large number of highly-skilled fast-men produced by the regional team especially during the much glorified dynasty of 1976-1995 when they seemed to appear almost every day.

Self belief and hot spots

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MICHAEL CLARKE might well be the motivational strategist he is being hailed as back home after Australia’s pulsating victory in the Kensington Oval Test.

Carter eyes century as Bajans dominate

Left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn, right celebrates the fall of another Jamaican batsman’s wicket. Benn picked up 5-90. (Westindiescricket.com)

KINGSTON,  CMC – Left-handed stroke-maker Jonathan Carter was on the verge of a maiden first class century and Barbados were in sight of first innings points but rain had the final say on the second day of the Regional Four-Day final here Saturday.

Tucville beat QC 8-4

Action in the Tucville Secondary, Queen’s College match yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue.

Tucville Secondary defeated Queen’s College as 12 goals were scored in yesterday’s lone fixture of the Scotia Bank/Pepsi Schools football tournament played at the Ministry of Education Sports Complex ground on Carifesta Avenue.

Linden looking to regain LinWest Games glory

- CARIFTA games bronze medallist Andrea Foster to be in action

Parish Cadogan

The stage is all set for the 12th edition of the annual LinWest Games  and a number of the country’s top junior athletes including recent CARIFTA Games bronze medallist Andrea Foster is expected to be on show when the event kicks off at the Blairmont Community Centre ground, West Coast Berbice, starting at 10:30hours.

GRFU stages first trial match

Rugby players going through their paces during the first trial game yesterday at the National Park Rugby field. (Orlando Charles photo)

The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) held its first 15’s trial game at the National Park yesterday in preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2015 NACRA Caribbean Regional Qualifier.

Robin Persaud romps home in 35-lap invitational

- leads quartet in lapping 29 starters

Winners and runners-up pose with their respective trophies yesterday at the completion of the eighth annual Universal Auto and General Supplies 11-race cycling meet which was staged at the inner circuit of the National Park.

By Emmerson Campbell Top veteran cyclist Robin Persaud led Orville Hinds, Walter Grant–Stewart and Geron Williams in lapping the rest of the field of 29 starters yesterday in the feature 35-lap invitational race staged by national cycling coach Hassan Mohammed and Universal Auto and General Supplies  in an 11-race meet.