- match abandoned,ruled a drawThe final day’s play of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Inter-County cricket match between the Rest XI and Demerara was abandoned yesterday without a ball being bowled after the teams and officials turned up at the Eve Leary Sports Complex Ground only to find that the venue was not available for their use .
By Marlon MunroeEssequibo Cricket Board President Sheikh Ahmad has acknowledged that he feels partly responsible for the current depressed state of the game in his county which has experienced more than a decade of failure at the inter-county level .
By Rawle Toney At AlbionAfter the completion of 73 events defending champions Upper Demerara (District 10) remained in control of the National Schools Track and Field Championships which wraps up today at the Albion Community Center Ground in Corentyne Berbice .
- Camptown and Western Tigers contest NAMILCO football final tonightThe final showdown of the Fruta Conquerors organized NAMILCO Football Festival has been decided and Sunburst Camptown and BK International Western Tigers will go head to head for top honours tonight after defeating their opponents in the semi-finals on Wednesday night at the Tucville playfield .
LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach says the Filipino southpaw has never been in better shape and has predicted a knockout when he challenges Miguel Cotto for the WBO welterweight title tomorrow .
`I’ve represented the West Indies with one leg and one hand before the majority of people wouldn’t have done those things’BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A defiant Chris Gayle has defended his reappointment as West Indies captain and says his passion for and commitment to West Indies cricket has remained unwavering .
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCY&S) cricketers will take on Floodlights XI tonight at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground, Bourda, bowling off at 6pm .
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A packed domestic programme has precluded the West Indies from having more than one first-class match outside the Tests on their forthcoming tour of Australia .
-Vishal Singh scores unbeaten 97The Rest XI team stormed to first innings points and at stumps on Day Three of the Guyana Cricket Board Inter-County match against Demerara at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary, held a commanding 347-run lead going into final day today .
-B’ce triumph by innings and 371 runsBy Marlon MunroeSpin twins Veerasammy Permaul and Devindra Bishoo combined to rout Essequibo for a paltry 77 and defeat to Berbice by an innings and 371 runs on the third day of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) senior four-day tournament at the Anna Regina ground yesterday .
The Georgetown Cricket Club’s under-21 indoor ladies hockey team (GCC) jets off to the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago today to compete in this year’s annual Carib Magnolias Indoor Hockey Tournament .
MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Aussie coach Tim Nielsen says his charges will not be underestimating the West Indies when they come calling on their three-Test tour here later this month .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Buoyed by healthy returns in the two-Test series against minnows Bangladesh, West Indies pacer Kemar Roach is chomping at the bit to face the mighty Australians Down Under .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Opener Pamela Lavine stroked a delightful half-century but could not deny England a consolation, four-wicket win over West Indies in the third and final Twenty20 International at Warner Park yesterday .
-B/ce skipper blasts double century to put team in the driver’s seat By Marlon MunroeBerbice captain Assad Fudadin smashed a belligerent double century as the lethargic Essequibians continued to be unequivocally outclassed on the second day of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-County four-day tournament at the Anna Regina Community Centre ground yesterday .
By Rawle Toney at AlbionNorth Georgetown District began its quest for glory at this year’s National Schools Championships when it carted off the swimming title at Albion, Berbice yesterday .
The Derwin Christian-led Rest XI team was on the verge of securing first innings points against Demerara after the second day’s play of the Guyana Cricket Board’s Inter-County four day encounter at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary .
The stage is set for two days of intense golf when Guyana’s leading mobile telecommunications provider Digicel’s two-day Medal Play Golf Classic tournament takes place at the Lusignan Golf Club on Saturday and Sunday .
From Rawle Toney at AlbionDay Two of the National Schools Championships at the Albion Community Development Centre ground, ended with defending track and field champions Upper Demerara/Kwakwani (District No .
Carol Humphrey and Phillip Squires claimed the female and male Open singles titles when the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel’s 40th anniversary Open lawn tennis tournament climaxed on Monday at the hotel’s courts .
Injuries that have already eliminated Fidel Edwards from the imminent West Indies tour of Australia have now cost the fast bowler a retainer contract from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – West Indies team manager Pat Greenidge believes her side’s trouncing of England in both the one-day and Twenty20 series, has gotten the attention of other teams in women’s international cricket .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – David Williams acknowledges the enormity of the task, but he feels West Indies can spring a surprise, and topple Australia in their three-Test series, starting later this month .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Mohammad Yousuf will captain Pakistan in New Zealand after Younus Khan asked for a break from international cricket for the tour, the PCB said yesterday .
A shortage of ammunition has forced the postponement of the National Rifle-Shooting Championships which should have been held this month, according to officials of the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - The final one-day international between Australia and India was washed out without a ball being bowled yesterday .
- Says GMR&SC of November to Remember President of the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) Aaron Bethune Monday night hailed the third and final round of the Seaboard Marine-sponsored Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) a major success .
BERLIN, (Reuters) - Germany and Hanover 96 goalkeeper Robert Enke has died after being hit by an express train in an apparent suicide near Hanover, local police said yesterday .
[caption id="attachment_63419" align="alignleft" width="360" caption="caption:Alpha United’s captain Howard Lowe sits second from right with the Cellink Plus Premier League Trophy while other team representatives and top individual performers display their prizes .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - JP Duminy struck his maiden one-day international century to lead South Africa to a crushing 212-run victory over Zimbabwe yesterday .
(BBC) England succumbed to a humiliating four-wicket defeat against South Africa A in their only Twenty20 warm-up match before Friday’s first international .
- rout E’bo for paltry 105 and reach 128-1 at close By Marlon Munroe Essequibo is known as the Cinderella County and after yesterday’s performance it is clear that what Essequibo’s cricket needs is a fairy Godmother to turn around the fortunes of their cricket which has suffered from years of neglect and underdevelopment .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – West Indies women wrapped up their Twenty20 International series against England yesterday, when they strolled to a comfortable five-wicket in the second game of the three match series at Warner Park .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - All-rounder Shane Watson and fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will skip Australia’s final one-day international against India today and head home instead .
Church’s Chicken came onboard for the third consecutive year with the Kashif and Shanghai organization to assist in the running of the 20th Kashif and Shanghai Football Tournament which was recently launched .