(Reuters) – Former England captains aimed both barrels at the team’s high-wire ‘Bazball’ approach in the wake of their thrashing by India in the third test on Sunday and called for Ben Stokes’ side to temper their aggressive strategy to avoid further humiliation.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh, CMC – Brandon King got one over on West Indies teammate Kyle Mayers when Rangpur Riders defeated Fortune Barishal by one wicket in the Bangladesh Premier League yesterday.
LAHORE, Pakistan, CMC – West Indies left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein grabbed an important brace of wickets to help his Quetta Gladiators to a five-wicket win over Carlos Brathwaite’s Lahore Qalanders in the Pakistan Super League here yesterday.
(Reuters) – The Rotterdam title may pale in comparison to winning the Australian Open Grand Slam but Jannik Sinner said his victory in the ATP 500 event was still important to him after the Italian rose to a career-high number three in the world rankings.
(Reuters) – Former South Africa all-rounder Mike Procter, the country’s first coach of the post-isolation era and a stalwart with English county Gloucestershire, died aged 77 on Saturday, his family announced.
Buxton United was crowned the East Coast Mash Cup Football Champion, defeating arch-nemesis and derby rival Buxton Stars via sudden penalty kicks on Saturday evening at the Golden Grove Community Centre ground.
Jason Ray Khalil, Ryan Rahaman, and Kaiden Alli won the Elite, Open, and Rising Divisional titles, respectively, when the Bounty Farm Mash Handicap Squash Championship concluded at the Georgetown Club facility on Camp Street.
The record books were rewritten yesterday at the Saint Stanislaus College Auditorium as 20-year-old Nicholas Teju (Men’s Junior Raw 53 kg), Romeo Hunter (Men’s Sub Junior 83 kg), and Norman Brady (Men’s Master 4 Raw 83 kg) set new records in their respective weight classes at the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation’s (GAPLF) National Novices Championship.
(Reuters) – India set England a huge target and then skittled the tourists out for 122 to romp to a 434-run victory in the third test and go 2-1 up in the five-match series yesterday.
Experienced campaigner and West Indies star Shemaine Campbell will captain the Guyana women’s national Super50 and T20 teams ahead of the upcoming Cricket West Indies (CWI) regional tournaments.
The Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) and the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) booked spots in the final of the New Building Society (NBS)-sponsored Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) 2nd Division 40-overs competition with contrasting victories in their respective semi-finals on Saturday.
In an effort to build on the volume of international participation in 2023, the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) will make its 2024 debut on the international circuit with participation in the 1st World Olympic Qualifiers in Italy and the prestigious Youth World Boxing Cup in Montenegro.
Eagles took a 1-0 lead in their best of three series against the Colts in the Harpy Eagles Conference final, while Kwakwani defeated Ravens to level the Jaguars Conference final at 1-1 when the ‘One Guyana’ Basketball League continued on Saturday evening.
Once again, in a repeat of last year, Briton John soloed to victory unhurried in the Forbes Burnham Memorial Cycling Road Race to retain his title, making it two wins in as many road races for the year thus far as his impressive run of form continued yesterday.
Witnessed by a mammoth crowd, Back Circle won the inaugural edition of the ‘Georgetown versus the Rest’ Street-ball championship, defeating perennial contender North East La Penitence 3-2 on sudden death penalty kicks.
By Michaelangelo Jacobus Demerara skipper and West Indies pacer Cherry-Ann Fraser had an excellent day with the ball yesterday afternoon at the Malteenoes Sports Club Ground, grabbing four wickets as her side dismissed defending champions of the GCB Women’s Inter-County T20 competition, Berbice, for a paltry 34 before chasing it down, albeit with some hiccups to lift this year’s title.
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF), in collaboration with FIFA, launched its High Performance Programme on Friday, which will be supervised by former Spanish international and UEFA Pro Licence coach Rubén de la Red.
The Lady Jaguars failed to qualify for the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup, losing 0-1 to the Dominican Republic yesterday in the preliminary round at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, United States.
After suffering a heavy 273-run defeat at the hands of the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the second round of the West Indies Regional Four-Day Championship, the Guyana Harpy Eagles will make two changes ahead of their round fixture against the West Indies Academy which is slated for the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua & Barbuda.
United We Stand Cycling Club’s Briton John, who began the 2024 season atop the podium in last Sunday’s Beacon Cafe Road Race, will look to make it two out of two today when he takes part in the annual Forbes Burnham Memorial Road Race, an event he won last year.