DHAKA, (Reuters) – The next generation of Indian players should not put themselves under pressure to copy illustrious compatriots like the retired Rahul Dravid or Sachin Tendulkar, according to captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC –Regional leaders are to seek an “urgent meeting” with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) before the end of this month in a bid to resolve several issues affecting the development of the game in the region.
ISTANBUL, Turkey, CMC – Teenaged Grenadian sensation Kirani James failed to produce the anticipated fireworks, finishing last in the men’s 400 metres final as Bahamians Demetrius Pinder and Chris Brown stepped up to capture silver bronze at the World Indoor Championships here yesterday.
(Reuters) – South Africa set New Zealand an imposing 401 to win the first test when captain Graeme Smith declared their second innings on 435 for five midway through the second session on the fourth day at University Oval in Dunedin yesterday.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Australia arrived here Saturday bubbling with confidence and champing at the bit to face West Indies in the five-match One-Day International series bowling off next Friday.
Defending boys champions Tucville Secondary School fought their way back from a goal down to draw 1-1 with newcomers New Campbellville Secondary in the opening match of the Scotia Bank-Pepsi schools football tournament yesterday at Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground.
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – A five-wicket haul by Vincentian fast bowler Kenroy Peters and a determined unbeaten 68 from captain Liam Sebastien secured first innings points for the Windward Islands against the Leeward Islands on the opening day of their fifth round clash in the Regional Four-Day Championship here late Friday.
After a period of almost two months the Guyana government said it is willing to return to having consultations with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) over its implementation of an Interim Management Committee.
MUMBAI, – India batting great and former skipper Rahul Dravid announced his retirement from international cricket yesterday, saying it was the right time to “move on” and make way for the next generation of players.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Spurred by half-centuries from openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Omar Phillips, as well as Jonathan Carter, Barbados reached 227 for five in their first innings at the close against Guyana on the opening day of their fifth round regional first-class match at Kensington Oval here yesterday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies wicketkeeper Carlton Baugh stroked his 12th first class century to haul Jamaica out of trouble on the opening day of their fifth round clash against Trinidad and Tobago here yesterday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Prolific West Indies opener Stafanie Taylor is now the world’s top ranked women’s batsman.
In the latest release of the rankings yesterday, the 20-year-old right-hander rose one place to overtake India’s Mithali Raj, and assume the top spot in the rankings.
Thursday’s Carifta trials held by the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) at the Police Sports Club ground was one of the best junior trials in the last three years in terms of the level of competition and the crowd support.
National Cycling Coach, Hassan Mohamed has organized the fourth annual Cheddi Jagan Memorial 50-mile cycle road race for tomorrow.
According to a press release, the race will commence from Wales Police Station at 9am, proceed to Bushy Park on the