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ICC slams Windies behaviour!

West Indies players celebrating following their capture of the Twenty20 World Cup final against England in Kolkata earlier this month.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Cricket’s governing body, the International Cricket Council, has blasted the behaviour of some members the West Indies team following the final of the Twenty20 World Cup in India earlier this month In an unusual step yesterday, the ICC labelled the players’ behaviour as “inappropriate and disrespectful”, and argued that it “brought the event into disrepute.” In a statement following a meeting of its board over the weekend, the ICC even said it had even given “serious consideration” to bringing sanctions against the players.

Man City need leap of faith against Real Madrid

Kevin De Bruyne

LONDON, (Reuters) – Until this season Manchester City’s progression in the Champions League could be measured in baby steps but today they can make a huge leap forward when they host Real Madrid in their first European semi-final for 45 years.

Best replaces Edwards at Hampshire

LONDON, CMC – Fiery fast bowler Tino Best has joined Hampshire on a short-term deal, replacing fellow former Barbados and West Indies speedster, Fidel Edwards, who has been ruled out by injury.

GBA selects 30 for this weekend’s tournament

Following weeks of preparation, the selection committee of the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) has selected a 30-member team to represent the Golden Arrowhead at the Caribbean’s first schoolboys and juniors tournament scheduled to be held here this weekend.

Pollard fails to fire but Mumbai win

MOHALI, India, CMC – Kieron Pollard’s run of poor form continued but Mumbai Indians still produced a strong all-rounder performance to trounce Kings XI Punjab by 25 runs in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.

Fernandes scores hat trick as GCC routs Hikers

Kerensa Fernandes (blue) of GCC battling for possession of the ball with a Hikers player during their fixture in the inaugural Woodpecker Women’s Hockey League at the GCC ground.

Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) dismantled arch-rivals Hikers 10-0 when the inaugural Woodpecker Women’s Hockey League continued Sunday. The event, which commenced in 2015 but was put on hold, resumed Sunday in front of a small gathering at the GCC ground, Bourda.

Contrasting wins for Eastveldt, Buxton Stars

Eastveldt and Buxton Stars secured contrasting wins when the Fruta Conquerors u-19 Championship continued yesterday at the Tucville Community ground. Eastveldt downed Order and Discipline 3-1 in the feature contest to move to three points from one match while the losers remain without a point from one fixture.