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Samuels shines with 10th ODI ton

—but Smith, Maxwell lead Australia to Tri Series final

PUMPED UP!  Marlon Samuels celebrates his 10th ODI century and first against Australia. (photo courtesy of WICB media)

Mitchell Marsh and Glenn Maxwell provided overdue contributions in the middle order to help Steven Smith guide Australia into the triangular series final with a six-wicket win over the West Indies at Bridgetown in Barbados.

Downes, Panday capture men’s doubles title

L-R winners Anthony Downes, Harry Panday, Leyland Allicock and Nicholas Fenty.

Defending Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open singles champion Anthony Downes and veteran Harry Panday won the GBTI Jubilee Open doubles competition defeating youngsters Leyland Allicock and Nicholas Fenty in straight sets in the final.

Millington expresses confidence in U19 team

Members of the Guyana U-19 girls team pose for a photograph with Chief Executive Officer of Top Brandz Distributors, Wayne James (right) and Technical Development Officer of the Guyana Cricket Board, Colin Stuart (left) manager, Devika Gobin (2nd left). Captain Plaffianna Millington  is first from left front row).

Captain of the Guyana Under-19 girls team Plaffiana Millington said yesterday that she was confident that her young team will give a good account of itself at the Regional U19 Invitational Women’s Twenty20 tournament in Trinidad and Tobago.