A bit of magic and some sloppy fielding were all it took.
So said head coach of the Guyana Jaguars Esaun Crandon yesterday following the team’s 135-run defeat to Trinidad’s Red Force Sunday in the final of the West Indies Cricket Board’s NAGICO Super50 one-day competition in the twin island republic.
West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) directors rejected a proposal at their January 10 meeting in Antigua for a president or vice-president, defeated in an election, to extend his stay in office until the end of the relevant financial year, according to usually dependable sources.
Clive Atwell stepped off the plane and headed straight to the gym yesterday.
Determined to snap his two-fight losing streak, the Dominica based Atwell returned to his old stomping ground focused on regaining his winning punch.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa,CMC – Captain Jason Holder believes West Indies’ triumph in Sunday’s fourth One-Day International against South Africa, was a reminder the Caribbean side can compete strongly with top sides in the world.
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Kingston, Jamaica – Off-spinner, Ramaal Lewis, captain of the West Indies Under-19s during the just-concluded WICB NAGICO Insurance Super50 in Trinidad and Tobago, believes the team did well throughout the tournament.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – A scintillating fireworks show that illuminated the cityscape and commemorated Australia Day fittingly capped an explosive performance by Venus Williams and the Stars and Stripes brigade at the Australian Open yesterday.
(Reuters) – New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who will face the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, said yesterday his feelings have been hurt during the NFL’s investigation into his team’s use of deflated balls.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Persistent rain washed out the tri-series match between Australia and India in Sydney yesterday.
After a delayed start due to a steady drizzle, India, asked to bat first, reached 69 for the loss of two wickets in 16 overs before rain fell again.
(The Sports Xchange) – Paul Millsap and Al Horford combined for 39 points to help the Atlanta Hawks extend a franchise-record winning streak to 16 games with a 112-110 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday night.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, CMC – Andre Russell struck a sensational unbeaten half-century as West Indies ended their nine-year wait for a One-Day International victory over South Africa by clinching a nervy one wicket win, with nine balls to spare in the fourth game of the five-match series here yesterday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Champion off-spinner Sunil Narine wrecked Guyana Jaguars with a remarkable six-wicket haul as Trinidad and Tobago Red Force stormed to an emphatic 135-run victory in the final of the NAGICO Super50, to claim their 11th regional one-day crown here last night.