A maiden unbeaten century from Guyana Jaguars’ wicket keeper batsman Anthony Bramble, placed the hosts in a position of comfort at stumps last evening, the first day of their seventh-round encounter against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence Jaguars end the night on 276 – 8 The day/night encounter began with the hosts winning the toss and electing to bat.
Keevin Allicock, Colin Lewis and Joel Williamson all chalked up wins on Wednesday in exciting fashion at the Caribbean Development Boxing Tournament currently underway in St Lucia.
Defending champion Silver Shattas crushed Topp XX by a 3-1 scoreline, when the 5th Annual Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA)/GT Beer Football Champion-ship continued on Wednesday.
By Statistician Charwayne Walker Grenadian Emmanuel Stewart, who led the West Indies Under-19 team earlier this year to South Africa and Zimbabwe, created history by becoming the first player from the Windward Islands to captain the West Indies at this level.
Taylor Fernandes and Daniel Islam secured contrasting wins in the Category-A section, when the Farfan and Mendes Junior Skill Level Squash Championship, continued on Wednesday.
Defending champion Colts and Linden unit Victory Valley Royals, clinched contrasting wins, when the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ Club Championship, continued on Wednesday.
The inaugural Guyana Football Federation (GFF) ‘Super 16 Year-end Classic’ will officially kickoff today at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground, Linden with a doubleheader.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Rohit Sharma has been unable to cement his place in India’s test side but the right-handed batsman continues to show he has the right stuff for limited-overs formats.
(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Wednesday: Rockets 108, Hornets 96 Chris Paul posted a season-high 31 points, Houston seized control with a 25-0 run bridging the first and second quarters to extend their winning streak to 11 games with a victory over Charlotte.
PERTH, (Reuters) – Dawid Malan struck England’s first century of the Ashes series as the tourists saw off Australia’s marauding pace attack to emerge on top of an enthralling first day of the third test at the WACA on Thursday.
The Hurricanes are in a celebratory mood as Guyana’s Chandrapaul Hemraj (left) is dismissed for 25, to leave the top of the points table Jaguars, in trouble at 41 for 4, on the opening day of their seventh round day/night encounter in the Regional 4-Day tournament (Orlando Charles photo) Mr Dependable, Shiv Chanderpaul, was his usual self, getting 51 whilst adding 118 priceless runs for the fifth wicket with Anthony Bramble against the Hurricanes, last evening at the a Stadium (Orlando Charles photo)
TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Barbados Pride captain Shamarh Brooks narrowly missed out on a hundred and left-hander Jonathan Carter supported with a solid half-century to help their side make a strong start against Trinidad & Tobago Red Force in their Regional 4-Day Championship match on Thursday.
ABU DHABI, (Reuters) – Real Madrid can cap their most successful year ever with victory in the Club World Cup final against Brazilian side Gremio tomorrow, which would see them become the first team to successfully defend the trophy and end 2017 with five titles.
Guyana’s hopes of excelling at the Caribbean Development Boxing tournament now rests on the shoulders of young but competent pugilists, Keevin Allicock, Colin Lewis, Joel Williamson and Desmond Amsterdam.
The Ministry of Social Cohesion collaborated with the Fusion Fitness gym to host its first obstacle course fitness challenge on Sunday.
Saturday’s upcoming showdown between two-time defending champions Sparta Boss and Gold is Money is the perfect conclusion for the record-setting 2017 Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Zone.
Abosaide Cadogan and Kirsten Gomes secured hard-fought wins in group-B, when the Farfan and Mendes Junior Skill Level Squash Championship, commenced Tuesday at the Georgetown Club Facility, Camp Street.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Opener Rohit Sharma smashed his third one-day international double century to set up India’s comprehensive 141-run win against Sri Lanka in the second match of the series at Mohali yesterday.
LONDON, CMC – West Indies have taken another blow to their Test ranking, following their 2-0 series defeat to New Zealand.
HAMILTON, New Zealand, CMC – Kraigg Brathwaite said it was important for West Indies players to go back to the drawing board and make the necessary adjustments to their game, as they looked to learn from the 2-0 drubbing in the recent series against New Zealand.
(The Sports Xchange) – Kawhi Leonard made his long-anticipated season debut Tuesday and looked to be in mid-season form, although his San Antonio Spurs fell apart in the fourth quarter without him and lost to the Dallas Mavericks 95-89.
LONDON, CMC – Fast bowler Miguel Cummins has made excellent progress in the Test bowling rankings, jumping 14 places in the latest release on Wednesday.
JOHN’S, Antigua – There is a great incentive for all six teams to finish the second stage of the Digicel 4-Day Championship season on a successful note before the long break for the Christmas/New Year’s holidays, when they suit-up for the seventh round of matches, starting today.
PERTH, (Reuters) – Allegations in a British newspaper about attempts to organise spot-fixing during the third Ashes test between Australia and England were a “grave concern”, global governing body the International Cricket Council (ICC) said yesterday.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, CMC – Captain Kane Williamson will be rested for the last two One-Day Internationals against West Indies, while George Worker will replace the injured Martin Guptill at the top of the order, for the three-match series starting next Wednesday.