Demerara crowned U17 champs

The victorious Demerara U17 side with coach Orin Bailey (left) and manager Rohan Sarjoo, the former national U19 player (right) (Royston Alkins Photo) 

Demerara U17 cricket team yesterday captured the 2018 Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) U17 Inter County  one day title after ending the tournament unbeaten by completing a commanding nine-wicket win over the GCB select XI at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), Bourda ground, yesterday.

The select side, which won the toss and elected to bat, could only muster 114 before being dismissed in the 47th over of the innings. Safie Shazad (20) and skipper Mavendra Dindyal (17) were the only ones to put up any resistance for the juniors.

Leg-spinner Niron Bissu led the way for Demerara once again by torturing his junior counterparts in another Man-of-the-Match performance to capture 3-9 from 5.5 overs. He was supported by Andre Seepersaud (2-11) and Andrew Samaroo (2-22)….


Mission accomplished!

HARARE, Zimbabwe, CMC – West Indies sneaked into next year’s World Cup in England but just barely, as heavy rain coupled with a controversial umpiring decision, helped them beat Scotland by five runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern, and stage a great escape in their final Super Six match of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers here yesterday.

Guyana to bid to host 2020 CARIFTA Games

Nine months after successfully hosting the South American U-20 Championships, a delegation is readying to present a bid to the North American, Central Amer-ican and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) to host the CARIFTA Games for the first time on these shores.

GFRU lands Top Brandz sponsorship

Top Brandz Distributors will team up with the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) for the first time under their Hairoun Beer-brand in support of the union’s season opener on Saturday at the National Park.

GTTA appeals for corporate support

The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTT) is appealing for corporate support to assist it participate at this year’s Caribbean Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championships  in Havana, Cuba from April 2-8.

Green Machine to participate in the Americas Rugby Challenge in Colombia

After the resounding success of the first three seasons of the Americas Rugby Championship, the continent will inaugurate a new performance tournament for countries in Sudamérica Rugby and Rugby Americas North.


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