MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Paceman Ishant Sharma bagged five wickets in a spirited bowling display as Deccan Chargers skittled Kochi Tuskers Kerala for 74 in a 55-run win in the Indian Premier League yesterday.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Duncan Fletcher will take over as India’s new cricket coach from South African Gary Kirsten, the Indian board (BCCI) said yesterday, and his first assignment could be to lead the team on their tour of England in July.
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – Despite losing their second straight One Day International against Pakistan here Sunday, West Indies captain Darren Sammy remained upbeat his new look side could stage a fightback, though he conceded the task would be difficult heading into the third match today.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies selectors have named an unchanged 13-man squad for tomorrow’s third One-Day International against Pakistan, surprisingly keeping faith with the new look unit which lost the doubleheader in St Lucia last week.
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany, (Reuters) – Manchester United outclassed Schalke 04 in a one-sided Champions League semi-final first leg yesterday, with goals from Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney securing a 2-0 win for the English side.
By Treiston Joseph
The Guyana Tennis Coaches Association (GTCA) along with the Guyana Tennis Association (GLTA) held a presentation ceremony last evening for the winners and runners-up of the recently concluded MACORP Tennis Open at the Le Meridian Pegasus.
The National women’s hockey squad has intensified preparations for the Pan American Hockey Challenge in Brazil and Philip Fernandes, Guyana Hockey Board President said this is a critical tournament for the local players.
Gros Islet, St Lucia – West Indies captain Darren Sammy said his team needs to find a way to “win the tight situations”, if they are to bounce back against Pakistan in the five-match Digicel One-Day Series.
MEMPHIS, (Reuters) – Western Conference top seeds San Antonio were pushed to the brink of elimination from the first round of the NBA playoffs after the Memphis Grizzlies took a 3-1 series lead with a 104-86 win over the Spurs on Monday.