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Breese signs off on Durham career with title win

Jamaican Gareth Breese celebrates Durham’s capture of the Royal London Cup one-day title.

LONDON, CMC – Former Jamaica captain Gareth Breese brought the curtains down on his ten-year career at Durham in style, striking the winning runs to help the English County side beat Warwickshire and capture the Royal London Cup one-day title here yesterday.

Rampaul not to blame says Emrit

Rayad Emrit

MOHALI, India, CMC – Captain Rayad Emrit has defended seamer Ravi Rampaul, following the Barbados Tridents’ defeat to Kings XI Punjab, in their opening game of the Champions League Twenty20 here Saturday and says his side now needs to bounce back quickly.

Griffith hits maiden Inter County century

-as B/ce face daunting victory target

Trevon Griffith’s 102 made him the third Demerara batsman to score a century in this match. (Orlando Charles photo)

A maiden unbeaten century by Demerara opener Trevon Griffith left opponents Berbice facing a daunting 378 more runs for victory heading into today’s fourth and final day in round one of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Inter-County four-day tournament.

Franchises yes, but other areas need upgrading too

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West Indies cricket’s hopeful new optimism was clear in the pictures on the pages of Friday’s press. The smiles across the faces of West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron and his West Indies Players Association (WIPA) counterpart, Wavell Hinds, were as wide and as sparkling as the Caribbean Sea.

Eastman continues winning ways

-with victory in Irene Benjamin 75th birth anniversary road race

Prize winners posing with their spoils at the completion of yesterday’s event.

On the back of recent sublime form, Hamza Eastman continued his victorious ways yesterday. One week after winning the Caribbean Wellness Day event on the East Coast of Demerara, the Team Coco’s wheelsman took his talents to the Ancient County and literally sprinted off with the top honors of the Irene Benjamin 75th birth anniversary road race.

Thirty-two teams set for next month’s Mayor’s Cup

Thirty-two teams will grace the respective fields for 1.8 million in cash prizes at five different venues during the upcoming Mayor’s Cup following the tournament’s organizing committee and the East Bank Demerara Football Association receiving approval from the Guyana Football Federation to stage the tournament.

Defending champs register comprehensive wins

Hikers’ boys and GCC girls’ teams got their respective U-21 title defences off to the perfect start as they registered comprehensive wins when the Hikers Hockey Club fourth annual junior indoor tourney commenced on Friday.

Tridents lose plot at the death to gift Kings XI victory

MOHALI, India, CMC – Experienced seamer Ravi Rampaul leaked 20 runs from the penultimate over of the innings as Barbados Tridents launched their Champions League Twenty20 campaign on a losing note, with a disappointing four-wicket defeat to Kings XI Punjab here yesterday.

WICB and WIPA ink new ‘watershed’ agreement

Wavell Hinds, WIPA President, signs the new CBA and MOU as Dave Cameron, WICB President and Michael Muirhead, CEO of WICB look on during the signing of the a new Collective Bargaining Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by WICB and WIPA on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of WICB media)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) hailed as a critical turning point in West Indies cricket, were inked on Thursday between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA).