(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.
Trojan Cycle Club’s Jeban Crawford brought his talents to the National Park and upset a star studded field of rival wheelsmen to win the feature event of the 10th annual Diamond Mineral Water criterium programme yesterday.
Yannick Cariah struck a half-century to keep Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the hunt for first innings honours in their four-day match against the Guyana Jaguars at the Providence National Stadium yesterday.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Sherwin Peters struck his maiden first class hundred to fire Leeward Islands Hurricanes but Jamaica were fighting back, on the second day of their ninth round WICB PCL game here yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Herstelling Raiders FC claimed the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports/ East Bank Football Association (EBFA) Pee Wee League, defeating Mocha Champs 4-0 yesterday at the Grove Community Centre ground.
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.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Steven Smith will take over as captain of the Australian test team following the retirement of Michael Clarke after the fifth Ashes test against England, the country’s cricket board said yesterday.
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.