Guyana’s Smartt bowls Windies to victory

AHMEDABAD, India, CMC – Steady bowling spell from Tremayne Smartt and Anisa Mohammed helped West Indies Women level their three-match Twenty20 International series with India Women, following a tense, three-run victory yesterday.

Hussey, Haddin and Lee guide Australia to 3-0

SYDNEY, (Reuters) – David Hussey halted a middle-order collapse and guided Australia to a four-wicket  victory over England in the third one-day international at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday.

India’s Dhoni blames batting woes

CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) – India captain  Mahendra Singh Dhoni has blamed his team’s fragile batting for  the one-day series defeat in South Africa.

South Africa win series after India fall short

CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) – Yusuf Pathan’s  blistering century proved in vain for India as South Africa won  the fifth and decisive one-day international by 33 runs yesterday to take the series 3-2.

Weak batting sends Windies tumbling in first T20I

AHMEDABAD, India, CMC – West Indies women were let down by their batting to plunge to a six-wicket defeat to India in the opening Twenty20 International of their three-match series here yesterday.

Raj Singh elected DCB president at Wales AGM

Former secretary of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB), Raj Singh was  elected president of one faction of the  DCB at the first of what was two DCB Annual General Meetings and elections held yesterday.

New Body Max Fitness Centre aiming for a fitter Guyana

With the profusion of fast food joints that people throng  and the evident increase in obesity locally, the management team of the newly-opened Body Max Fitness Centre is urging Guyanese to get fit and change their lifestyle.

Nadal downs Tomic as Australian hopes die

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal’s quest to win four consecutive grand slam titles survived a feisty third-round challenge from teenager Bernard Tomic as record crowds flocked to the Australian Open in the hope of local success yesterday.

Only time will tell

Julian Hunte has advanced “one fundamental reason” why the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has spent US$6 million in the two as yet unsponsored Caribbean Twenty20 tournaments, the second of which comes to its climax with the final at

Bravo stars as T&T romp into semi-finals

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A breathtaking half-century from stylish stroke-maker Darren Bravo lit up Kensington Oval here on Friday night, silencing Barbados and powering Trinidad and Tobago into the semi-finals of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship.

Hampshire edges into finals

Needing 18 runs from the last over, to defeat English Country Hampshire and reach the finals of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship, the Windward Islands fell short by four runs at Kensington Oval last night.

CT20 final preliminary standings

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Final standings following the completion of the preliminary stage of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship here on Friday:

Two elections

- warring DCB factions decide to hold separate elections

An act unprecedented in the history of sports will take place today with the staging of two elections by the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB).

Leewards win final match

The Leeward Islands  left their best performance for last as they humbled a determined Canada outfit by 19 runs in their final group B match at the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship at Kensington Oval last night.

Time to ring T20 changes

A great amount of energy is being expended by the warring factions of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) to secure electoral advantages in the run-up to its elections.

Seeram blames Amazon Conquerors batsmen for exit

By Marlon Munroe National cricket coach Ravindranauth Seeram has laid the blame squarely at the feet of the batsmen for the exit of the Amazon Conquerors cricket team from the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament after the preliminary round.

Smith half-century fires Windwards into semi-final

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A Devon Smith half-century, backed up by disciplined bowling, propelled the Windward Islands to a 17-run win over Jamaica and into the semi-finals of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship on Thursday night.

Pollard strike ends W Connection title hopes

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Guyanese international Charles Pollard scored the lone goal as North East ended the title hopes of former champions W Connection with a 1-0 win when the Trinidad and Tobago Pro League continued here Tuesday night.