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New Zealand draw first blood in T20 opener against Windies

KINGSTOWN, St.Vincent, CMC – A fiery spell from new ball bowler Morna Neilson rocked the West Indies Women top order and sent them tumbling to a seven wicket loss against New Zealand Women in the first T20 International at Arnos Vale Sports Complex here yesterday Windies women plummeted to five for three and crumbling despite a Stafanie Taylor sponsored fight back with a top score of 43 which sought to rekindle the innings but Neilson’s early wickets had already done irreparable damage.

Grand eight-race card set for Alness Sunday

The ‘Sport of Kings’ returns to the Corentyne on Sunday with a grand eight-race meet at the Alness Turf Club. In excess $5M in cash and stakes will be up for grabs and with so much on offer, an action packed day of racing is anticipated.

Workhorse Hilfenhaus back in from cold

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Two years is a long time to spend in the international freezer, so paceman Ben Hilfenhaus is keen to stake his claim on the sun-baked pitches of the Middle East when Australia take on Pakistan in a test series next month.