MIRPUR, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies opener Lendl Simmons stroked a half-century to power Rangpur Riders to a commanding 69-run victory over the Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday.
On an evening which featured four drawn encounters, Back Circle, Broad Street Bullies and Upsetters clinched contrasting wins when the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Championship continued on Tuesday.
OAKLAND, (Reuters) – The Golden State Warriors registered the best start in NBA history with their 16th straight victory in a blowout win over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Whether the catalyst for a full-scale revolution or a more gentle evolution, the inaugural day-night test between Australia and New Zealand should lead to irrevocable change for cricket’s oldest and most hallowed format.
NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) – Off-spinner Simon Harmer took four wickets while paceman Morne Morkel bagged three as South Africa skittled India for 215 in the first innings on the opening day of the third test yesterday.
Following the conclusion of a gruelling 14 game campaign for each team, the business end in the GFF Stag Beer Elite League will commence today with heavyweight semi-final matchups at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ground.
Following last week’s postponement of the semi-finals and final of the Petama Enterprise/Motor Trend Softball competition one of the organisers Ricky Deonarain yesterday disclosed that the much anticipated final, which is expected to bring the curtain down on the softball season, will now take place Sunday at the Demerara Cricket Club ground.
Following a colorful march past, Minister of Education, Rupert Roopnaraine yesterday trumpeted the importance of the annual National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships in his feature address at the opening ceremony at the National Stadium.
NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) – South African spearhead Dale Steyn is struggling to be fit in time for the third test against India in what would be a big blow to the tourist’s chances of levelling the series.
NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) – India captain Virat Kohli is “excited” Australia and New Zealand have agreed to play cricket’s first day-night test and called the match starting on Friday at the Adelaide Oval a “landmark” occasion.
(The Sports Xchange) – Christmas might still be a month away but the San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns are already in a giving mood, or so it seems from the two teams’ combined 49 turnovers in the Spurs’ 98-84 win versus the Suns Monday.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Former French football great Michel Platini, until recently seen as the man to lead soccer’s governing body FIFA out of its worst ever graft crisis, could face a life ban from the sport if recommendations from FIFA ethics investigators are followed.