KARACHI, (Reuters) – Kenya will become only the second team to play international cricket in Pakistan since militants attacked the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in March, 2009 by agreeing to a one-day series.
…as preparations move apace for clash with Barbados Pride
By Delvon McEwan
Although the Guyana Jaguars charged to victory in the first two matches in the inaugural season of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL) Regional Four-day challenge, the team’s prospects have dimmed with the replacement of crucial players, as they prepare to face off against the Barbados Pride.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- Discarded West Indies pacer Tino Best is among four players called up by Barbados Pride selectors to replace four members of the team travelling with the regional side for the tour of South Africa.
NICOSIA, (Reuters) – Lionel Messi was hailed as the best player ever by Barcelona coach Luis Enrique after setting a Champions League scoring record of 74 goals with a hat-trick in yesterday’s 4-0 win at APOEL Nicosia.
TOKYO, (Reuters) – Sony Corp does not plan to renew its sponsorship contract with FIFA, the governing body for world soccer, as the Japanese electronics maker needs to prioritise its restructuring efforts, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
PARIS, (Reuters) – The prospect of a private cycling league raised its head again yesterday when 11 top teams announced the creation of Velon, a venture they say will help the sport develop further — without saying how exactly.