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East Coast players for two day trials next week

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) yesterday shortlisted the top performers in the ongoing GCB/Banks DIH Ltd/Digicel National Secondary Schools League in a squad which will commence training on Monday in an effort to select the East Coast Demerara 14 member squads.

Hurricanes better prepared to exploit opposition weaknesses

- says Benjamin

Nkrumah Bonner

ST.JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC- Coach of the Leeward Islands Hurricanes, Reginald Benjamin says his players are more prepared mentally to make the most of opposition weaknesses when they resume their campaign in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket league (PCL) later this week.

Keyna undecided if to withdraw from Rio Olympics

Kipchoge Keino

NAIROBI, (Reuters) – Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, caused a stir yesterday when the head of its Olympics committee said the team might withdraw because of Zika, but officials said later it was too soon to decide on the impact of the virus.

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.