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Left-hander Shimron Hetmyer goes on the attack during his maiden T20 International half-century yesterday.
Left-hander Shimron Hetmyer goes on the attack during his maiden T20 International half-century yesterday.

Kohli masterclass silences Windies 

HYDERABAD, India CMC – A breathtaking Virat Kohli masterclass dashed West Indies hopes of victory in the opening Twenty20 International here yesterday, as India trounced them by six wickets with eight balls to spare, to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Action involving Desmond Amsterdam (blue) and Grenadian opponent,  Triston Brooks.
Action involving Desmond Amsterdam (blue) and Grenadian opponent,  Triston Brooks.

Guyana’s boxers suffer controversial losses

Three of Guyana’s four boxers lost their opening bouts when the Caribbean Boxing Championship got underway Thursday night in Trinidad .Team Guyana’s hopes of successfully defending their title at the fifth edition of the event took it right on the chin as Colin Lewis (light welterweight), Desmond Amsterdam (middleweight) and Kevin McKenzie (welterweight) each suffered controversial losses.

Cyclist-of-the-year, Briton John
Cyclist-of-the-year, Briton John

Briton John is cyclist of the year

Following the conclusion of the 2019 cycling season the outstanding cyclists are set to be rewarded tonight at the Guyana Cycling News Awards with Briton John adjudged the cyclist-of-the-year.

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New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and teammates looks dejected as they await their runners up medals Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra

NZ head to Australia eyeing repeat of Hadlee’s triumph

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – Richard Hadlee says New Zealand did something special in 1985 by winning their first test series in Australia and there is no doubt current skipper Kane Williamson would view victory in the upcoming series across the Tasman Sea as a career highlight.

Virat Kohli

India to field best T20 side against West Indies

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India will experiment less and look to play their best Twenty20 side with just over 10 months left before the T20 World Cup, captain Virat Kohli said at Hyderabad on the eve of a three-match series against West Indies yesterday.

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