The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that the Guyana Cricket Board has written to advise of the GCB’s ability to host the First Test between West Indies and Pakistan in July, a WICB release said.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine wrecked Guyana to give Trinidad and Tobago the upper hand on the second day of their fourth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship here yesterday.
North Georgetown Secondary School ‘A’ Team (boys) played unbeaten throughout yesterday’s Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU)/Hamson’s Mash-ramani Tournament en route to lifting the winner’s trophy of the one-day competition.
An ultimatum by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for Guyana to sign on for a Pakistan Test match later this year expired last night without final word from the government but the signs were positive that an agreement would be reached.
St. George’s Secondary compliments of a collective offensive output crushed Queen’s College 5-0 in the opening of the round of sixteen football fixtures which commenced at the Ministry of Education Ground, Carifesta Avenue yesterday.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Opener Chris Gayle’s drought continued here yesterday when he fell without scoring as Jamaica’s batting again wilted on the second day of their fourth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship against Windward Islands.
CAVE HILL, Barbados, CMC – Leeward Islands met resistance from left-handers Anthony Alleyne and Raymond Reifer, after Steve Liburd gathered a resolute half-century to anchor them to a first innings lead over Combined Campuses and Colleges in the Regional Four-Day Championship yesterday.
Cyclists are in for a hectic weekend as two cycling events are scheduled to pedal off tomorrow and Sunday.
Tomorrow, Assuria Insurance Company is sponsoring its first cycling event; an 11-race programme at the inner circuit of the National Park.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Top order batsman Hamilton Masakadza stroked an unbeaten century as Zimbabwe enjoyed a good outing ahead of next week’s first Test, against the WICB’s High Performance Centre here yesterday.
DUNEDIN, New Zealand, (Reuters) – Openers Hamish Rutherford and Peter Fulton capitalised on the cheap dismissal of England by guiding New Zealand to 131 without loss at close of play on the second day of the first test yesterday.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim is confident that his team can take advantage of a depleted Sri Lankan squad and secure a maiden test win over their opponents in the two-match series starting in Galle today.