Hughes fails on recall to Derbyshire first team

DERBY, England, CMC – Chesney Hughes’ recall to Derbyshire’s first team ended in disappointment yesterday when he was dismissed cheaply on the opening day of their County Championship match against Worcestershire.

Thompson, Stewart sweep 100 metres

BERLIN, Germany, CMC – Trinidadian Richard Thompson won the men’s 100 metres at the ISTAF athletics meeting here yesterday, as the Caribbean swept both sprints.

Shock win!

—Chigumbura leads Zimbabwe to famous win

HARARE, (Reuters) – Captain Elton Chigumbura hit a fluent half-century as Zimbabwe secured a shock three-wicket win over Australia in the triangular series yesterday.

Mushfiqur, Nasir rescue Bangladesh with century stand

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – An unbroken 144-run, seventh wicket stand between captain Mushfiqur Rahim and Nasir Hossain, rescued Bangladesh on the opening day of their three-day tour match against St Kitts and Nevis here yesterday.

Williams sprints off with the spoils

Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams turned the tables on Team Coco’s Hamza Eastman to sprint away with the spoils of the feature 35-lap event of yesterday’s 38th annual NSC sponsored 11-race progamme.

Hornets hold nerve to sting game UG outfit

The Hornets ruggers used their skill and experience and held their nerve to come from behind and sting a game UG outfit, 29-14 when the GRFU 10s league continued yesterday at the National Park.

Vergenogen All Stars maintain unbeaten run

Vergenoegen All-Stars continued their unbeaten group campaign in the Stag Beer West Side 5-aside football tournament, defeating Woodcrest by a 1-0 score line on Friday at the Vergenoegen Rice Mill Tarmac.

Clarke to return for Australia in Harare ODI

HARARE, (Reuters) – Australia captain Michael Clarke will return to action for today’s triangular series match against hosts Zimbabwe after recovering from a hamstring strain, Cricket Australia said.

India leave England in a spin after going 2-0 up

LONDON, (Reuters) – India’s slow bowlers tormented England again to claim a six-wicket victory in the third one-day international in Nottingham yesterday to go 2-0 up in the five-match series.

Chanderpaul wants to mentor young batsmen

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Veteran West Indies left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul says one of his main career goals now is to use his vast experience to help develop the new generation of batsmen.

Barnwell named Demerara skipper

Christopher Barnwell Robin Bacchus Trevon Griffith All-rounder Chris Barnwell was yesterday named captain of the Demerara team ahead of next week’s Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) 50-over Inter-county tournament.

Jacobs looking to dominate with bat and ball

`I have to prove a point to myself’

National all-rounder Steven Jacobs said he’s looking to dominate and prove a point once selected in the 14-man team to represent his county Demerara in next week’s Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) 50-overs-a-side Inter-county tournament.

Fortune favours Alisha at World Masters c/ships

-Sprint queen bags three gold medals and qualifies for next year’s World Masters C/ships

After hoisting three gold medals in the 35-39 years category at the recent North, Central and Caribbean World Masters Athletics (NCCWMA)  in Costa Rica, sprint queen Alisha Fortune yesterday said that she was happy to be first to the tape.

GFF names 18 for CFU C/ships

-Matthias says federation happy with work of Technical Committee

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has officially selected their 18-member squad to represent Guyana at the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) tournament to be hosted in St.

Alpha United routed 6-0 by Olimpia

-Elvire nets hat trick

Alpha United’s mathematical hopes of qualifying for the second round of the CONCACAF Champions League was abruptly ended as they were blown away 6-0 by Honduran outfit Olimpia FC on Thursday at the Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino in Honduras.

Foo misses century in second BCB trials

Jonathan Foo smoked a blistering 99 in the second of three Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) trials as the Narsingh Deonarine XI defeated the Anthony Bramble XI by 71 runs at the Albion Sports Complex on Wednesday.

West Indies head coach position not yet filled

- Says Michael Muirhead

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – No decision has been made on who will fill the vacant post of West Indies head coach and there will be no mad rush to find a candidate, West Indies Cricket Board chief executive Michael Muirhead has said.

Intermediate boxing C/ships get underway this evening

A great weekend of boxing is on the cards. This is according to Technical Director of the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA), Terrence Poole referring to the National Intermediate Championships which will be staged from this evening at California Square.

Ramdin’s hundred one of the best: Sir Richie

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Former West Indies stroke-maker Sir Richie Richardson has hailed Denesh Ramdin’s recent hundred against Bangladesh as one of the best ever one-day innings.