Andrews unbeaten 143 earns GDF draw

Leon Andrews withstood the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) bowling to remain unbeaten  on 143 as the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) drew their match against GNIC in the Noble House Seafoods second- division two-day competition.

Playing at Camp Ayanganna, GDF were skittled for 99 in their first innings while GNIC closed day one on 184-5.

On resumption of the match in day two, GNIC declared on 274-7 with GDF batting the remainder of the match to finish on 342-4 as the glorious sunshine and lush outfield made scoring a bit easier for the home side on day two. Resuming on his overnight score of 60, Ryan Shaw went on to score a century before being dismissed for 101. Brian Sookdeo, Shaw’s overnight partner added only 14 to his 18 before being dismissed for 32 while quick fire cameos from Gajanand Suknanan (24) and Jermin Grosvenor (34) saw GNIC extend their first innings lead from 83 to 175 at the declaration…..


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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