Australia dominate after Warner, Clarke tons

BRISBANE, (Reuters) – David Warner and Michael Clarke scored dominant centuries to put Australia firmly in control of the first Ashes test today and leave England needing an unlikely 537 for victory at the end of day three at the Gabba.

Chris Gayle ruled out for rest of 2013

VISAKHAPATNAM, India (CMC) – Opener Chris Gayle has been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies’ tour of India and the subsequent three Tests against New Zealand due to a hamstring injury, according to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

Bakwell support for Kashif and Shanghai tourney

General Manager of Bakewell, Rajendranauth Ganga hands over the sponsorship cheque to co- founder of the K&S Organization, Kashif Muhammad while his business partner, Aubrey ‘Shanghai’ Major looks on. 

Bakewell’s 15 plus years of support of the Kashif and Shanghai (K&S) Organization continues. On Thursday during a simple presentation General Manager of the company, Rajendranauth Ganga handed over sponsorship to cover two days of this year’s tournament (one in Linden, one on the East Coast) that will enable school aged children to see the matches free of cost.

Rain washes out second day’s play

- GCB trials

  The second day of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) three-day trial match was yesterday washed out following overnight showers which left the Everest Cricket Ground in a swampy state.

Revived Johnson silences doubters at the Gabba

BRISBANE, (Reuters) – Australians, so the old cliche goes, will bet on two flies crawling up a wall but few punts in the “lucky country” can have paid such rich dividends as the gamble on recalling Mitchell Johnson for the first Ashes test.

Australia in charge after England collapse

BRISBANE, (Reuters) – Australia shattered England’s batting with six wickets for nine runs in a stunning mid-afternoon spell before dismissing the tourists for 136 and taking a lead of 224 on day two of the first Ashes test yesterday.

Kallis recalled to South Africa squad for one-dayers

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – All-rounder Jacques Kallis will return to South Africa’s one-day side for the first time in almost two years after being named in a 14-man squad for matches against Pakistan and India, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Thursday.