FORTALEZA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Two goals in four dramatic second-half minutes set lowly Costa Rica on their way to a deserved 3-1 victory over Uruguay today in the biggest upset of the World Cup so far.
Guyana and West Indies ‘A’ batsman Leon Johnson yesterday said that he was thrilled over his call up to the West Indies senior team for the ongoing Test series against New Zealand adding that his hard work over the past two seasons with the bat had finally paid off.
SALVADOR, Brazil, (Reuters) – A rampant Netherlands team inflicted a heaviest World Cup defeat on holders Spain in over 60 years with a dazzling 5-1 demolition yesterday that sent shockwaves through the tournament.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin says there could be changes to the lineup for the second test match against New Zealand which starts at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Monday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC- West Indies batting star Shivnarine Chanderpaul has leapfrogged Kumar Sangakkara into second position for Test batsmen and three fast bowlers in the regional side have returned to the rankings
Chanderpaul, who scored an unbeaten 84 and 24 for West Indies in the opening test against New Zealand in Jamaica now trails top-ranked AB de Villiers by 41 ratings points.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara offered stubborn resistance on the second day of the opening test at Lord’s after Joe Root put England in control by hitting his maiden test double ton yesterday.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Damien O’Donohoe, Thursday confirmed that despite the recent passing of the Cricket Administration Bill, Guyanese will still be treated to their quota of three matches in next month’s CPL T20 cricket tournament which bowls on July 17 at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The visiting San Antonio Spurs again torched the two-time defending champions Miami Heat in their own backyard, moving to within one victory of clinching the NBA championship after a 107-86 win in Game Four on Thursday.
Head coach of the men’s basketball team Mark Agard said the unit is focusing on tactics and speed as preparations move apace for the upcoming Caribbean Basketball Confedera-tion (CBC) Champio-nships in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC– Trinidad and Tobago sports minister Anil Roberts has described as encouraging news, reports that West Indies selectors were reconsidering its decision not to play top ranked spinner Sunil Narine in the current test series against New Zealand.
SALVADOR, Brazil, (Reuters) – Two goals each by Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben helped the Netherlands destroy world and European champions Spain 5-1 in a sensational World Cup Group B opener today – a repeat of the 2010 final.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Seven years a hostage to threats of violent demonstrations and crippling labour strikes, the World Cup broke free yesterday when Brazil brought the tournament to life with Neymar scoring twice in a thrilling 3-1 win over Croatia.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- Jamaican opener Nkrumah Bonner unleashed a hostile century to catapult West Indies High performance Centre to a six wicket victory over Bangladesh A in the third and final One Day game of a three match series here yesterday.