Daily Archive: Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Articles published on Tuesday, December 29, 2015

President David Granger, addressing the gathering at Minister of State, Joseph Harmon's (right) home last night. (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

President meets students studying overseas

President David Granger, last evening at the residence of the Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, encouraged a group of young Guyanese students studying abroad to return home, a release from the Ministry of the Presidency said today.

Carlos Brathwaite of the West Indies celebrates after taking the wicket of David Warner of Australia during day three of the Second Test match between Australia and the West Indies at the Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday. (Photo courtesy WICB website)

Bravo, Brathwaite mount fightback

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Stylish left-hander Darren Bravo missed out on a second successive hundred while the enterprising Carlos Brathwaite struck a half-century on debut, as they combined to produce West Indies’ finest day of the otherwise ill-fated tour of Australia here yesterday.

Winners Connection scorer Keon Sears
 

Net Rockers hammer Milerock 5-1 to reach semis

Net Rockers and defending champs Winners Connection secured the final two semi-final berths in the third annual Upper Demerara Football Association/GT Beer Knockout Championships defeating Milerock and Amelia’s Ward Panthers on Sunday at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) in Linden.

Randolph Wagner

Tigers oppose NA United in marquee matchup

It will be Georgetown versus Berbice in the marquee semi-final matchup when Western Tigers oppose New Amsterdam United today in the fifth annual Georgetown Football Association/Banks Beer Knockout Championships at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground.

Heavyweights clash in Stag Beer semi-final

A matchup between two heavyweight sides will highlight the semi-final round of the second annual Stag Beer Super XVI Knockout Championships when champions Grove Hi-Tech oppose Victoria Kings today at the Golden Grove Community ground.

Guptill flirts with record as NZ smash Sri Lanka

(Reuters) – Martin Guptill flirted with a world record then had to settle for a New Zealand one as he demolished Sri Lanka’s bowling to guide his side to a comprehensive 10-wicket victory in the second one-day international in Christchurch yesterday.

Sadhana Shivdasani

Bollywood star Sadhana passes away

Last rites of veteran Bollywood actress Sadhana Shivdasani were performed on Saturday at a crematorium in suburban Santacruz here where celebrities and family members bid adieu to the departed soul, according to the Times of India.

Not a bad day of batting

Dear Editor, So many of us are powerless that every now and again we should ask the powerful to consider occasionally the passage in an ancient book that reads: “For the whole law is fulfilled in one statement, namely, ‘You shall love your neighbour as yourself.’” Must WI cricket fans listen every night to an all Australian crew of broadcasters (Mark Nicholas, an Englishman, resides in Australia)?