Blairmont retains Roy Frederick’s Cup

Blairmont Blazers has retained the Roy Frederick’s Cup by defeating Young Warriors by 6 wickets in the final. The weather being a threat, the organizers had to reduce the tournament to 8 overs per innings, after the preliminary rounds while the semi-final and final were played at 6 and 5 overs per innings respectively. In…

A big cloud hangs over my head – Russell

Andre Russell is praying and hoping that the independent anti-doping tribunal does not ban him for missing out on filing his whereabouts on three occasions in 2015. The three-member tribunal will deliver the verdict in Kingston on Tuesday. If found guilty, Russell could face a maximum ban of up to two years under the World…

Beaton, Johnson, shine in Jaguars win

LUCAS STREET, Barbados, CMC – Captain Leon Johnson and Assad Fudadin stepped up with half-centuries while fast bowler Ronsford Beaton notched a career-best, as Guyana Jaguars beat ICC Americas by five runs under Duckworth/Lewis, to log their second win of the Regional Super50 here Monday. Chasing a tricky 221 for victory in a game reduced…

Hetmyer fined for breach of WICB Code

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The West Indies Cricket Board has advised that Shimron Hetmyer was fined for a breach of the Code of Conduct during the second round of matches in Group “B play of the Regional Super50 Tournament. The admitted to the offence and accepted the sanctions proposed by Match Referee Mervyn Jones, meaning there…

Wenger: Arsenal critics would like me in jail

Arsene Wenger has joked Arsenal’s detractors “would like to put me in jail” in response to suggestions his four-match touchline ban for pushing a fourth official was too lenient. Wenger watched from the stands as Arsenal swatted Southampton aside 5-0 at St Mary’s on Saturday, marching untroubled into the FA Cup’s fifth round. The Arsenal…

Jaguars roar to first win

WICB/ Regional Super50 2017 After two disappointing performances, the Guyana Jaguars managed a win against a confident Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) Marooners unit on Saturday at the Kensington Oval in latest West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Super50 action. All-rounder Raymond Reifer was instrumental with the bat for the Jaguars in a strong reply to…

England to raise Root lbw with match referee

Eoin Morgan has expressed “extreme frustration” with the umpiring decisions that went against England in their five-run loss in Nagpur, which levelled the series at 1-1. Morgan was particularly disappointed by Joe Root being incorrectly adjudged lbw in the last over of the chase; England needed eight runs from six balls and umpire C Shamshuddin…