-rain washes out play between Demerara and Berbice
Rain washed out play between Demerara and the Berbice at Wales but a savage ton from Keemo Paul helped Essequibo crush the U17 Select by 56 runs in their match in round two of the Guyana Cricket Board GCB) Hand-In-Hand 50 over U19 tournament played yesterday.
Slingerz Football Club’s winning streak in the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Stag Beer Elite League was halted when they battled to a 1-1 result with fierce rivals Alpha ‘the Hammer’ United Tuesday at the Camp Ayanganna ground.
- Deonarain named Captain, Sunich to sponsor trophies
Vice president of the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) Ricky Deonarain will lead a strong Floodlight XI against an Upper Corentyne XI Saturday in a T20 hardball encounter at the Demerara Cricket Club (GCC) Ground in Queenstown.
Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) has once again answered the call of the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA).
The conglomerate which has sponsored the u-16 tournament for the past five years, will also be in the GBA’s corner when the Caribbean’s first Schoolboys and juniors tournament is staged here tomorrow and Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sport Hall.
- Smith dazzles, Bravo holds nerve as Lions win one run thriller against Delhi Daredevils
NEW DELHI, India, CMC – West Indies opener Dwayne Smith stroked an up tempo half-century while seamer Dwayne Bravo remained calm under pressure to bowl a decent final over, as Gujarat Lions held on to beat Delhi Daredevils by a single run in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.
(The Sports Xchange) – Dwane Casey’s decision to go with a mixed-bag group on the floor in the fourth quarter paid off on Tuesday as the Toronto Raptors erased a 13-point deficit to defeat the Indiana Pacers 102-99.
(The Sports Xchange) – The Atlanta Hawks overcame a sluggish start with a sizzling run that put away the Boston Celtics 110-83 in Game 5 of an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at Philips Arena.
The Pizza Hut Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) continued their unbeaten run in the inaugural Woodpecker Women’s hockey league, dismantling Old Fort Shooting Stars by a 6-0 score line on Monday at the GCC ground in Bourda.
ATHENS, (Reuters) – The Olympic flame that will burn in Rio in August for the first Games in South America was handed over to Brazil yesterday in the marble stadium that hosted the first modern Games in 1896.
LAHORE, Pakistan, CMC – Pakistan’s cricket authorities want West Indies to play a day/night Test during their tour in October, as they prepare for their historic pink-ball Test against Australia in December.