GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC- Former West Indies offspinner, Lance Gibbs, says the current crop of West Indies cricketers should be allowed to develop around veteran middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC- Promising Trinidad and Tobago batsman Nicolas Pooran has been drafted into the West Indies Under-19s team for the ongoing seven-match limited over series against Bangladesh Under 19s in Guyana.
BUDAPEST, Hungary, CMC- Trinidad and Tobago defender Akeem Adams has lost his left leg following a fourth operation as he continues to fight for his life in a hospital in Hungary, his club Ferencvárosi Torna has reported.
SOUTH CAROLINA, United States, CMC- Leading Caribbean high jumper, St.Lucia’s Jeannelle Scheper, has received the inaugural Hammer Strength All-American award.
A junior at the University of South Carolina, Scheper was presented with the award during the halftime interval of a football game between South Carolina and Kentucky at Williams-Brice Stadium.
After a convincing six-wicket win over the touring Bangladesh U19 side in the first of the seven One Day Internationals on Monday the West Indies U-19 team will seek to go 2-0 up in the seven-match series today when the two teams collide in the second match at the Georgetown Cricket Club’s Bourda Ground.
- Government should consider funding national sports teams
Says Donald Duff
Just about a year ago then Deputy Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Lolita Applewhaite, in her address at the opening ceremony of the 17th Special Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development with a focus on sport held at the CARICOM Secretariat in Guyana, said that sport should be one of the tools used to boost economic activity in the region.