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BCB Namilco/Bakewell T20 gets underway

The opening round of the 2013 BCB Namilco/Bakewell T20 knockout cricket tournament got underway last Sunday with four matches. In scores from the matches played:- At Cumberland, Canje, Universal Solutions Bermine defeated Port Mourant Karibee Rice by 14 runs.

Ramdeen spurs Young Warriors to huge win

Kevin Ramdeen

Former Berbice U19 all-rounder Kevin Ramdeen slammed a match-winning century to guide Young Warriors of Cumberland Canje to a 110-run win over Police in their final Zone F preliminary match of the 2013 New Building Society second division  limited overs competition in Berbice Ramdeen slammed 101 with seven fours and three sixes and together with 42 from the former Guyana all-rounder, Hubern Evans helped Warriors to 242 for 5 in 40 overs.

A batsman’s game

Tony Cozier

By Tony Cozier From the era when cricket’s first superstar, W.G. Grace, could replace the bails after he had been clearly bowled, tell the umpire “it’s windy today, isn’t it?” while reminding him, at the same time, that the spectators had come to see him play and bat on, bowlers have griped that it’s a batsman’s game.

NBA round up

(Reuters) Brooklyn snapped a 13-game losing streak to Miami and overcame a furious Heat charge in the final three minutes for a 101-100 victory in their home opener Friday night in New York.

Star Party Rentals support for GFA Banks Beer Cup

GFA Treasurer Dexter Schultz (right) collecting the sponsorship cheque from Star Party Rental Office Manager Pheona Jones while company Supervisor Floyd Spencer look on

Star Party Rentals became the first corporate establishment to throw its support behind the Georgetown Football Association (GFA)/Banks Beer Cup, donating a undisclosed amount to the association at a simple handing over ceremony at the entity’s Campbellville location yesterday.

GCA/Hadi’s World launch first division tournament

—DCC receive trophy for winning last year’s competition

The winning DCC team along with President Alfred Mentore (far right)

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) and the Hadi’s World Incorporated & City Mall yesterday launched their 2013/2014 First Division tournament, along with honoring the current winners of this year’s leg of the competition.

Favourites win on opening day

Shemar Britton

Queen’s College `A’ led by top player Shemar Britton easily defeated West Demerara in the U18 category as the Digicel-sponsored schools table tennis tournament commenced yesterday afternoon at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Pace bowler Mills to lead NZ in Sri Lanka

Kyle Mills

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – Swing bowler Kyle Mills will captain New Zealand for the first time on his country’s limited overs tour of Sri Lanka later this month after Kane Williamson was ruled out with a broken and dislocated thumb.