Speedy left-winger Dwain Jacobs is relishing the challenge of putting in quality performances in the Golden Jaguars upcoming engagements to secure a place in the squad for the opening two World Cup Qualifiers versus Mexico and Costa Rica next month.
Manchester United’s star Mexican striker Javier Hernandez has been pulled out of Mexico 2012 Summer Olympic football squad following a request from Manchester United’s Sir Alex Ferguson.
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) officially launched the Golden Jaguars campaign for the upcoming, third round, World Cup qualifiers which commences next month with a glowing ceremony at the Princess Hotel, yesterday.
It’s just 31 days to go now before Guyana’s Golden Jaguars kick off their opening third round match of 2014 World Cup Qualifiers against CONCACAF powerhouses Mexico on June 8th at the world famous Estadio Azteca (venue of the 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup finals).
Second half goals by Alpha United duo Anthony “Awo” Abrams who was the captain on the night and winger Dwight Peters earned the youthful Jaguars a hard fought 2-2 draw against Martinique at the Stade Georges on Wednesday evening in the city of St.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s monumental feat in becoming the first Guyanese and second West Indian cricketer to reach 10,000 runs in test cricket has been praised by two of the greatest cricketers this country has ever produced.
The Golden Jaguars will depart the country today for two international friendly matches against French territory teams Martinique and Guadeloupe tomorrow and Thursday in the respective countries.
The day was April 21st, 1965. It was the final day of third test of the 1964/65 series for the Sir Frank Worrell Trophy between the West Indies and Australia captained by legends Sir Gary Sobers and Bobby Simpson respectively at the Bourda Oval, Guyana.
The locally-based players in the national football team, the Golden Jaguars, will face off with Martinique and Guadeloupe in a pair of international friendly encounters on May 2nd and May 4th in the respective countries.
The inclement weather on the crucial fourth day’s play of the second Digicel test at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, between Australia and the West Indies, yesterday prevented either team from claiming a decisive advantage at close of play.
From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad A five-wicket haul from South Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon late in the final session aided in curtailing the West Indies fight-back and maintained the visitors’ strong position midway of the second Digicel test at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, yesterday.
Australia grinds on Oval turner From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad In what is easily the most competitive West Indies versus Australia test series duel since that famous 2-2 draw in 1998/99, both sides fought out a keen battle of attrition on the opening day of the second Digicel test at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, yesterday.
From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad One of the greatest off-spin bowlers in test history, if not the greatest – Lancelot Richard Gibbs has stated that Devendra Bishoo’s being dropped for the on-going second test versus Australia is the best thing that could happen to 26-year old leg-spinner at this early stage of his career.
From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad Michael’s Clarke’s Australian side will go into today’s penultimate test of the Digicel three-test series and 12th edition of Sir Frank Worrell Trophy with the advantage against the home side at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, after their historic win in the opening test at “The Mecca”, Kensington Oval last week.
From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad In the 83-year history of West Indies cricket, fast-bowlers and the West Indies cricket team literally go together like horses and carriages given the large number of highly-skilled fast-men produced by the regional team especially during the much glorified dynasty of 1976-1995 when they seemed to appear almost every day.
Canada-based defender Julien Edwards has expressed his delight at finally getting a chance to represent the Golden Jaguars during the team’s most recent set of international friendly matches in French Guiana last month.
Along with the Ashes battle between cricket’s oldest adversaries England and Australia since 1882, contests between Australia and West Indies historically have been the second most anticipated, publicized and riveting in the game’s history, ever since the “Sir Frank Worrell” Trophy tag was bestowed upon the two rivals during that legendary 1960/61 tour down under.
The three West Indies selectors, Clyde Butts, – Courtney Browne and Robert Haynes are currently looking to select the test squad for the 2012 Digicel three-test series against Australia which commences this weekend at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados.
Action in the Linden leg of the 2012 Guinness in the Street Fustal competition, kicked off with eight games in the opening round of matches at the Wisroc Amelia’s Ward Bus Park Sunday evening.
Guyana will face off with defending champions Jamaica in one of two scheduled semi-final matches of the 2011/12 Regional four-day competition today at the world famous Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica that is known as the ‘Holiday Home of Cricket’.
As one recalls the West Indies impressive 2-2 series tie against the four-time World Cup champions and number one ranked one-day International team Australia, one has to quantify some basic realities.
The players on the national cricket team will sit out the final round of fixtures this weekend in the ongoing 2011/12 Regional four-day competition, hoping that results play out in their favour that would enable them to qualify for the semi-finals.
Guyana Beacons Masters and their Suriname counterparts played out to a 1-1 draw in an exhibition over 40 football match, at the Tucville Community Center Ground on Saturday evening.
From 1977/78 to 2009/10, the West Indies and Australia have been engaged in 20 one-day series in the respective teams’ backyards, that have either been bilateral, triangular or in some cases quadrangular.
Attorney General (AG) and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall has praised the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB), crediting them as a sporting body whose standards should be replicated in all sporting disciplines throughout Guyana.