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Amir Khan should be named skipper

- A review of this year’s Inter-County Under-19 competition and a look ahead to the upcoming regional competitions

Chanderpaul Hemraj

Says Colin Benjamin The 2011 edition of the Guyana and Trinidad Mutual (GTM) three-day and 50 over-a-side competition has concluded with a mixture of positive and negative results even as Guyana prepares to host the TCL Group regional Under-19 tournament later this month.

Top dog Djokovic living the dream

Novak Djokovic kisses the Wimbledon trophy after he defeated Rafael Nadal in yesterday’s final. (Reuters photo)

LONDON, (Reuters) – Twelve years after leaving home  with a racket bag full of dreams Novak Djokovic saw two of them  come true in three remarkable days at Wimbledon, culminating in  an emphatic victory over Rafa Nadal in the men’s singles final yesterday.

Failed Broad appeal leads to hefty fine for paceman

LONDON, (Reuters) – England’s Stuart Broad has been  fined 50 percent of his match fee for showing “serious dissent”  at an umpire’s decision during the second one-day international  against Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said yesterday.

Party Pooper!

Shivnarine Chanderpaul defends during his partnership with Darren Bravo.

BRIDGETOWN, (Reuters) – The second Test between West Indies and India ended in a draw yesterday after the fickle weather that had interrupted the match for days finally halted play.

Battling to re-ignite old flames

Remaining relevant:

Marlon Samuels

While Chris Gayle, not without reason, tries to understand why he still remains basically debarred from selection, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Marlon Samuels, two other batsmen of similar vintage who have confronted different troubles of their own, have been battling to re-establish themselves in the Test team.