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Guyana/Trinidad U19 match now set for Bourda

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Wednesday that the local organising committee of the Regional Under-19 Tournament has changed the venues for three matches in the One-day competition currently taking place here.

Younus century rescues struggling Pakistan

Younus Khan

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – Pakistan’s experienced batsman Younus Khan dug deep for his 24th test century and his seventh against Sri Lanka to rescue his struggling side who closed on 261-4 on the opening day of the first test yesterday.

Satisfied ICC will not appeal Anderson verdict

James Anderson

MUMBAI,(Reuters) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out launching an appeal against the decision to clear England fast bowler James Anderson of a code of conduct breach, adding that it was satisfied with the judicial commissioner’s verdict.

Fun, fans make Gayle click

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica P.J. Patterson (right) presents Christopher Gayle, captain of the Jamaica Tallawahs, with the winners' cheque shortly after they defeated the Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 cricket match at Sabina Park on Sunday

(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica Tallawahs’ captain, Chris Gayle, scored the first ever century in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) this season when he smashed an unbeaten 111 against the St Lucia Zouks on June 12.

Alpha pipped by Olympia!

— Local side loses opening game of CONCACAF Champions League by 0-1 scoreline

Albert Elis (no.17) of Honduras side Olimpia netting the game’s only goal during his side’s hard fought win over Alpha United in the opening round of the CONCACAF Champions League

Alpha United got their CONCACAF Champions League campaign off to the worst possible start, narrowly going down to Club Deportivo Olimpia of Honduras by a 1-0 margin yesterday at the National Stadium Providence.

Sarwan to lead President’s XI

Ramnaresh Sarwan

Ramnaresh Sarwan, the ex-West Indies skipper will lead the President’s XI team in their upcoming 20 overs-a-side match against the Master’s XI on August 9, as a feature part in the 2014 Guyana Festival held at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.