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Demerara edges Essequibo in nail-biter

GCB 50-over Inter-county tourney

Opener Andrew Lyght Jr on the attack

Demerara managed to defy a magical five-wicket haul by Essequibo skipper Anthony Adams to secure a nail-biting two-wicket win in the first round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) 50-over Inter-county Tournament.

Easy victory for Berbice

- aided by Surujnarine, Clements half centuries

Kandasammy Surujnarine and Devon Clements scored half centuries for Berbice.

By Delvon McEwan Berbice started their Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-County Limited Overs Tournament with an easy victory over the National Under-19 team yesterday, at the Everest Cricket Club Ground.

Golden Jags can beat St Lucia, says coach

Denzil Thompson

Golden Jaguars head coach Denzil Thompson is pleased with his team’s showing against Dominica in their opening CFU Qualification Cup fixture and is confident that they can overcome St Lucia in today’s match.

Contrasting wins for Antigua, SVG as Grenada held

Hull City striker Calaum Jahraldo-Martin ... scored for Antigua and Barbuda.

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Hull City striker Calaum Jahraldo-Martin scored and fellow United Kingdom-based forward Keiran Murtagh weighed in with a double, to help Antigua and Barbuda crush Anguilla 6-0 in the CFU Caribbean Cup Qualifiers here Wednesday night.

Federer wins in five sets

(Reuters) Results from the U.S. Open Men’s Singles Quarterfinal matches yesterday 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat 20-Gael Monfils (France) 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2, 14-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat 6-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-4 7-6(4)