IPL Stats: Virat Kohli reaches new heights

Virat Kohli’s 919 runs inIPL 2016 is: * The most by any player in a T20 tournament. Previous highest was 733 runs by Chris Gayle in IPL 2012 and Michael Hussey in IPL 2013. * The most by a captain in any T20 series overtaking James Vince’s 710 runs in 16 innings in the 2015…

IPL: Gujarat Lions tasked with halting Kohli juggernaut in road to final

Given Virat Kohli’s devastating form, and his penchant for scoring centuries at will in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Gujarat Lions will hope the expression ‘third time’s the charm’ works for them. Two out of his record-setting four centuries in the season have come at the expense of the IPL debutants, and Suresh Raina…

Shiv Chanderpaul dominant in Independence Cup 2016 helps Royals win title

Fifties by veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul and young upcoming opening batsman Kandasammy Surujnarine helped Victoria Royals of Upper Corentyne to beat the Jubilee Titans of Central Corentyne by 23 runs to win the Independence Cup 2016 on Sunday evening at the Albion Sports Complex. Chanderpaul and Surujnarine each made even fifties to help Victoria Royals…

Ravens squander fourth quarter lead to hand DC Jammers win

Dyna’s Ravens squandered an 11-point fourth quarter lead Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall to hand Washington DC Jammers a narrow victory in the first of a four-game series against Guyana’s top clubs that continued last night. Washington DC Jammers won 74-69 with Semaj Inge scoring 21 points with the shooting guard, Kerron…

Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Futsal Competition…Semi-finals on tonight at Amelia’s Ward Tarmac

After their impressive 3-0 demolition of last year’s champions Amelia’s Ward Russians in their quarter-final matchup, High Rollers must not be seen as legitimate contenders for the title when semi-final action in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Futsal Competition is played this evening, at the Amelia’s Ward Hardcourts in Linden. They face another formidable…

Missigher upsets Forde to win Jubilee 10k Road Race

Winston Missigher upset Guyana’s foremost road race runner, Cleveland Forde yesterday to win the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) Golden Jubilee 10km Road Race. Missigher ran 32:46 in his biggest win of road races to-date to beat Forde (33:24), who narrowly escaped Cleveland Thomas (33:25) for the top three. Nathaniel Giddings was fourth in 33:49,…

Ali and Looknauth spin Demerara to Under-19 50-over title

LED by superb spin bowling from leg-spinner Ershad Ali and off-spinner Richie Looknauth, Demerara easily disposed of Berbice to claim the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) sponsored Hand-in-Hand Inter-county Under-19 50-over title yesterday at the National Stadium, Providence.The spin twins captured seven wickets between them for just 32 runs, as they restricted the Berbicians to 86…

Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder in blowout win over Warriors

Western Conference Finals: Game 3 Golden State Warriors 105 – 133 Oklahoma City Thunders Suddenly, a second straight title seems to be anything but a given for Golden State. Now the Warriors are just trying to survive. Durant scored 33 points, Westbrook had 30 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, and Oklahoma City rolled to a…

Louis van Gaal sacked!!!

Manchester United have sacked manager Louis van Gaal two years into a three-year contract, and just two days after he lifted the FA Cup at Wembley. Van Gaal has paid the price for United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League after finishing the Premier League season in fifth place, as well as alienating legions…

Mitchell Starc all set to return to international cricket

Steven Smith, Australian captain, is confident about the impending return of ace strike bowler Mitchell Starc. The left-arm quick will be back in Australian colours in the upcoming tri-nation tournament in the West Indies, also featuring South Africa. Starc hasn’t played any cricket since suffering a stress fracture in his foot last November and his…