LONDON, CMC – West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul and Barbadian all-rounder Jofra Archer both turned in telling performances but their respective Counties suffered contrasting fates in the Royal London One-Day Cup.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – West Indies head coach Stuart Law has been slapped with a fine by ICC match referee Chris Broad, for showing dissent during the tense final day of the decisive third Test against Pakistan which ended here Sunday.
League winners the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) failed in their attempt at a perfect season in the Stag Beer Elite League, losing 1-2 to eventual runners-up Fruta Conquerors yesterday at the Camp Ayanganna ground in the season finale.
Junior squash sensation Shomari Wiltshire retained his national under-15 and 17 titles while also copping the coveted under-19 title when the curtain came down on the Woodpecker products junior squash championships at the Georgetown Club squash court, yesterday.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – A moment of stark madness from tail-ender Shannon Gabriel ended West Indies’ stubborn resistance and laid waste to more than half a century of history, as Pakistan pulled off a nerve-jangling 101-run victory in the decisive third Test to clinch an historic first series win on Caribbean soil here yesterday.
(The Sports Xchange) – Draymond Green turned a layup into a three-point play with 1:15 to go to break a tie and lift the Golden State Warriors to a 113-111 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game One of the NBA Western Conference finals yesterday.
CAPETOWN, (Reuters) – Fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of South Africa’s four-match test series in England after being forced to withdraw from his country’s A team tour as he has yet to regain full fitness following a fractured shoulder.
BARCELONA, (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton won a strategic Spanish Grand Prix thriller yesterday to cut Sebastian Vettel’s overall lead in the Formula One championship to six points with a quarter of the season completed.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal consolidated his flying start to the clay-court season by taking a record-extending fifth Madrid Open title yesterday, battling past a determined Dominic Thiem to win 7-6(10-8) 6-4.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Australia’s cricket board has warned players will not be given alternative contracts if they fail to agree to a new collective bargaining agreement in an escalation of a protracted and increasingly bitter pay dispute.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Fourteen wickets tumbled as a contest which ambled lazily for the first three days suddenly sprung to life on the fourth, leaving West Indies with the ominous task of surviving today’s final day to deny Pakistan an historic series win in the Caribbean.