Charles, Carter fifties keep Windies alive

(Reuters) – Johnson Charles and Jonathan Carter scored half centuries as West Indies kept alive their hopes of securing a World Cup quarter-finals berth with a six-wicket victory over United Arab Emirates at McLean Park in Napier today.

Hope takes headlines but Windwards rebound strongly

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC –Shai Hope became only the eighth player to plunder a double hundred for Barbados Pride but undaunted Windward Islands Volcanoes produced a strong reply, to leave the ninth round WICB PCL contest evenly balanced after day two here yesterday.

Quick-fire Australia romp past Scotland

HOBART, (Reuters) – Australia finished second in Pool A after Mitchell Starc bowled the World Cup co-hosts to a seven-wicket victory against Scotland in a match that lasted just 41 overs at the Bellerive Oval yesterday.

India extend unbeaten World Cup record

AUCKLAND, (Reuters) – World champions India extended their unbeaten record at the cricket World Cup yesterday with a six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in their final group match before a noisy crowd of predominantly Indian supporters.

Holder’s next mission!

HE CONCERN was genuine, widespread and well-founded. Clive Lloyd’s appointment of Jason Holder as new West Indies captain for an initiation in South Africa against South Africa, one of the game’s present powerhouses, followed by the pressure of the World Cup seemed too great a burden to place on the youngest of all West Indies skippers.

Order and Discipline hammer Beacons 5-1

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Order and Discipline continued their impressive display in the inaugural Massy United Insurance Company-sponsored Fruta Conquerors U-15 League hammering Beacons 5-1 yesterday at the Tucville Community ground.

Gold is Money crowned football champs

West Front Road’s Gold is Money were crowned the new Sparta Boss First Anniversary Knockout Football champs defeating Up-Top-Youths 2-1 via penalty kicks Friday at the Sparta Boss Tarmac in East La Penitence.

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