Windwards gets the better of Leewards

Rahkeem Cornwall

While remnants of their meek batting capitulations in the three-day format reared its head again, the Windward Islands held on for a 56-run victory over the Leeward Islands yesterday at the Demerara Cricket Club in the first round of the WICB limited-overs tournament.

Strauss, Dhoni play down top ranking

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – England captain  Andrew Strauss and India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni played down the  significance of the world rankings for different reasons yesterday ahead of the third test.

Strauss says third test not in doubt

Andrew Strauss

BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – England captain  Andrew Strauss has been given no indication that the third test  against India will not go ahead as scheduled in Birmingham yesterday despite inner city rioting and looting.

Pele FC win inaugural Fastball competition

The jubilant Pele FC celebrates with winning cheque and trophy at the presentation ceremony. (Orlando Charles photo)

Pele Football Club downed BK Western Tigers 3-0 Sunday night to cart off the $1,000,000 prize when the inaugural Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) Company Fastball Tournament concluded at the National Stadium, Providence while the Trophy Stall Allstars won the female version of the tournament.

Guyana settles for silver after 0-6 drubbing

SECOND BEST! The Guyana team which won a silver medal at the Pan American Hockey Federation Championships which ended on Sunday in Brazil.

Guyana had to settle for a silver medal following their 6-0 drubbing at the hands of Uruguay in the final of the Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF) Women’s Challenge Cup  yesterday at the Deodoro Hockey Complex in neighbouring Brazil.

Dinas: No CBA would be detrimental to cricket

Dinanath Ramnareine

As the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) sat around the conference of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in Port-of-Spain yesterday, WIPA president Dinanath Ramnarine made it clear that with no Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) cricket will be crippled in the Caribbean.

Defending champions Trinidad looking to defend their title


The 50-overs leg of this year West Indies Under-19 competition gets underway today with three matches. In one of those fixtures sees defending champions Trinidad, who finished second place in the three-day competition that concluded on Friday, tackles struggling home side Guyana at the G.C.C Ground Bourda from 10 am.