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File picture of former English captains Nasser Hussain (left) and Michael Atherton
| Photo Credit: Action Images via Reuters
File picture of former English captains Nasser Hussain (left) and Michael Atherton | Photo Credit: Action Images via Reuters

Former England captains tear into ‘Bazball or bust’ approach

(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.

Left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein
Left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein

Hosein brace key to Gladiators win

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.

Nicholas Teju during his record attempt in the Men’s Junior Raw 53kg Squat.

Teju, Brady, Hunter rewrite records at GAPLF National Novices Championship

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.

MYO, DCC set up a final date with contrasting wins

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.

Back Circle edge North East to capture crown

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.

The victorious Demerara women’s team pose with their GCB Inter-County Women’s T20 trophy along with officials from the GCB

Fraser’s 4-fer leads Demerara to GCB Women’s Inter-County T20 title

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.

Looknauth & Sankar out, Motie & Imlach in for Guyana Harpy Eagles

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.

Briton John set to defend Burnham Memorial Road Race title

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.

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