PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, (Reuters) – South Africa achieved something in the second test that would have been beyond most teams, said captain Graeme Smith after his side’s 231-run win over Australia yesterday.
Jason-Ray Khalil won his third title in four years while Makeda Harding secured her maiden tournament win last night as the 2014 Bounty Farm Mash Handicap Tournament organised by the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) in collaboration with its number one corporate sponsor Digicel Guyana ended at the Georgetown Club.
Roraima Bikers Club (RBC) standout, Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams edged club mate, Alanzo Greaves to win the feature 35-lap event of the 23rd annual R&R International 11-race cycle programme in a thrilling two-man sprint finish.
Former national wicketkeeper/batsman Sheik Mohamed produced an entertaining batting performance to lead East Coast Tigers to the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB)/Raj Singh Insurance Brokers over 40 cricket title yesterday at Everest Sports Club ground.
By Tony Cozier
ONLY a couple of days after the administrative leaders of West Indies cricket spoke with heady optimism about the future, the team’s two Twenty20 internationals against Ireland at Sabina Park last Wednesday and Friday brought them back to the present, stark reality.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Barbados’ opening batsman Dwayne Smith has been called up to replace an injured Chris Gayle for the upcoming One-Day Internationals against Ireland and England, according to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
Thirty-five year-old former national champion Regan Pollard was pure class Friday night in the semi-finals of the 2014 Bounty Farm Mash Handicap Tournament organised by the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) in collaboration with its number one corporate sponsor Digicel Guyana.
(Reuters) – Jason Day and Ernie Els advanced with relative ease while American Rickie Fowler and Frenchman Victor Dubuisson had to fight hard to reach the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship semi-finals in Marana, Arizona yesterday.
The Guyana national cricket team’s warm up match against the Rest XI yesterday ended in a draw.
The national side, resuming their second innings on yesterday’s final day with the score 257 for 4, went on to score 294 for 9 setting a target of 297 for the Rest XI.
Talent spotting by the Guyana Baseball league and E-Networks Inc. in an effort to realize their reality television show is underway and yesterday baseball scout Justin Prinstein was at Liliendaal talent spotting.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, (Reuters) – Hashim Amla’s blistering stroke-play and Morne Morkel’s fearsome bowling put South Africa in control of the second test against Australia as they closed the third day on 192 for four yesterday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Opener Chris Gayle will miss West Indies’ One-Day International against Ireland at Sabina Park today.
Gayle, who has been recovering from a hamstring injury which sidelined him for the tours of India and New Zealand, played in the opening Twenty20 match against the Irish on Wednesday but was left out of the second and final match on Friday.