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Guyanese star as WI U19s thrash Pakistan

— Keemo Paul hit the winning boundary while skipper Shimron Hetmeyer and opener Tevin Imlach scored half centuries as the West Indies reached the Final Four of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup

Keemo Paul (left) celebrates with Jyd Goolie after West Indies Under-19s beat Pakistan Under-19s in the quarter-final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here yesterday. (Cananews)

FATULLAH, Bangladesh, CMC – Captain Shimron Hetmyer struck a half-century in a timely return to form while opener Tevin Imlach chipped in with another, as West Indies Under-19s reached the final four of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup with a convincing five-wicket over Pakistan Under-19s here yesterday.

Royal Youth defeat Sparta Boss before blackout strikes

Royal Youths downed Sparta Boss when the Corona Beer National Beach Football Championship continued Sunday. Following the conclusion of the opening fixture at the Kuru-Kururu Beach Facility, the event was brought to an abrupt halt as the lighting facilities failed, forcing the abandonment of the remaining four fixtures.

Singh’s all-round efforts help GNIC defeat UG

Gajanand Singh

A match-winning performance by Gajanand Singh inspired The Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) to a 10-wicket win over the University of Guyana (UG) last weekend in the first division Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) two-day competition played at the Malteenoes Club.

Clippers cool Heat behind Chris Paul’s 22 points

  (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Sunday’s National Basketball Association games:   – – – Clippers 100, Heat 93 The Los Angeles Clippers, the second-best road team in the NBA this season, survived poor shooting early to defeat the Miami Heat 100-93 on Sunday afternoon at AmericanAirlines Arena.