By Royston Alkins
National fast bowler Ronsford Beaton, who is the lone Guyanese in the President’s XI team to face England Monday in a warm-up match ahead of the One-Day International Series against West Indies, said that the call-up is a clear indication of his hard work and the execution of solid advice given to him by International stars like South African Hashim Amla and West Indian Dwayne Bravo.
PUNE, India, (Reuters) – Left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe picked up a career-best six for 35 to help Australia take command of the first test against India after 15 wickets fell on a bowler-dominated second day of the contest yesterday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Sunil Narine played his part in a late innings rally but the effort was not enough to save Lahore Qalanders from a 17-run defeat to Darren Sammy’s Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League here yesterday.
Captain of the Berbice female cricket team Shemaine Campbelle has credited the investments by the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club and Metro Office Supplies as the main reasons for the success of the team.
(The Sports Xchange) – Newly acquired guard Lou Williams scored a team-high 27 points to lead six players in double figures, and the Houston Rockets forced 20 turnovers to spoil the Twin Towers debut of Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins with a 129-99 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – South Africa have called on the uncapped pair of Heinrich Klaasen and Theunis de Bruyn for the three-match test series in New Zealand next month, while there is also a return for fast bowler Morne Morkel.
Pollard, Gayle shine with cameos but Kings taste defeat
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Kieron Pollard produced an explosive knock while West Indies teammate Chris Gayle flattered to deceive as Karachi Kings lost for the first time in three outings with a six-wicket defeat to Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League here Thursday.
PUNE, India, (Reuters) – Left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe picked up a career-best six for 35 to help Australia take command of the first test against India after 15 wickets fell on a bowler-dominated second day of the contest today.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,CMC – Chief selector Courtney Browne has praised the form which has led to the return of Kieran Powell to West Indies colours, and says he hopes the left-hander’s exemplary attitude can be an inspiration to other players across the region.