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Afghanistan to meet Ireland in final

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates,  CMC — Group champions Afghanistan and Ireland will meet in today’s final of the ICC World Cup Twenty20 qualifying tournament here after cruising through their semi-finals.

Siddle sympathises with Trott but focus on winning

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) – Australia seamer Peter Siddle sympathises with England batsman Jonathan Trott, who left the Ashes tour to deal with a stress-related illness, but said his team’s focus was squarely on winning and that they would not be dialling down the intensity.

Heaven is new Jamaica cricket boss

William ‘Billy’ Heaven

(Jamaica Gleaner) CHASE Fund chief executive officer, Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven, was elected president of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) in a landslide victory over outgoing vice-president Milton Henry at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston yesterday.

Giggs reaches 40 and still going strong

Ryan Giggs

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Ryan Giggs was the first graduate of the so-called ‘Class of ‘92’ to make his mark at Manchester United and on the day he turns 40, he is preparing for the weekend the same way he has for most of his life.

Australia seamer Pattinson set to return to action

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) – Australia paceman James Pattinson will make a tentative return to competitive cricket when he lines up for Melbourne club Dandenong this weekend, raising his hopes of taking part in the Ashes after being sidelined with a back injury.

Queen St wins grudge game against Albouystown 2-0

Guinness Greatest of the Streets

Queen Street-Tiger Bay defeated Albouystown-A 2-0 in a group-H grudge match when action in the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown Zone continued on Thursday at the National Cultural Centre Tarmac on Hadfield Street and Mandela Avenue.