Sports

Mitchell a doubt for Caribbean tour

All-rounder Mitchell Marsh in doubt for Tri-Nations Series due to injury.

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – All-rounder Mitchell Marsh is a doubt for next month’s Tri-Nations Series involving West Indies and South Africa, after being ruled out of the Indian Premier League with a side strain.

Hinds confident local sides can reach semis

—following draw for CBC U16 c/ships

Guyana’s male U16 basketball team has been placed in Zone-A and the female team in Zone-B following the draw for the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) championships which will be staged here in July.

Smith, Bravo fail as leaders Lions slump to defeat

All-rounder Dwayne Bravo grabbed two wickets but failed with the bat.

RAJKOT, India, CMC – Dwayne Smith flattered to deceive while Dwayne Bravo suffered the indignity of a first ball ‘duck’, as leaders Gujarat Lions suffered a batting collapse to slide to a 23-run defeat to Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.

President Granger posits new model for more Olympic success

President David Granger, (seated third from left) along with the recipients of the awards along with the top brass of the GOA pose for a photo following the Appreciation and Award Ceremony at the Georgetown Club on Friday evening.

President David Granger Friday night emphasized the important role that sport plays in any society and noted that creating a new model “could increase participation of citizens in sport and ensure everyone’s social and recreational development.” Delivering the feature address at the GOA’s annual Awards ceremony at Georgetown Club, President Granger, excellent historian that he is, traced the history of this country’s performances at the Olympic Games from its initial participation at the 1948 London Games to present noting that this country has only won one medal in its long history of participation at the games minus the 1976 games which was boycotted.

Passed with flying colours!

— Guyana confirmed as hosts of CBC U16 male, female b/ball c/ships

CBC President Glyne Clarke (3rd from left) and GABF President Nigel Hinds shaking hands following the signing of the agreement signaling Guyana as the host for the CBC u16 Male and Female Championships while CBC Vice President Patrick Haynes (2nd from right), NSC chief Christopher Jones (2nd from left) and YBG Director Chris Bowman (left) look on

Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) President Nigel Hinds and President of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Glyne Clarke yesterday penned the agreement confirming Guyana as hosts for the CBC u16 male and female championships from July 4th-16th.

Mitchell means well

— but time for Legends to up the ante

Sir Garry Sobers

GRENADA prime minister Keith Mitchell’s passion for cricket long preceded his passion for politics. An off-spinner in the Grenada team from 1964 to 1966, he was appointed captain in 1973 following his completion of a Bachelor of Science degree at the Barbados campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI).

Brathwaite shines as Delhi downs Narine’s KKR

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite produced a superb all-round effort to spur Delhi Daredevils to victory.

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Twenty20 World Cup hero Carlos Brathwaite once again put his all-round qualities on display with a superb Man-of-the-Match effort as Delhi Daredevils trounced Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.