Shakib’s 116 gives Bangladesh control

Sri Lanka 338 and 54 for 0 (Karunaratne 25*, Tharanga 25*) trail Bangladesh 467 (Shakib 116, Herath 4-82) by 75 runs Bangladesh made a memorable comeback in their 100th Test as their last five wickets nearly batted through the entire day. Shakib Al Hasan was at the centre of it all, making his fifth century…

De Kock, Bavuma fashion crucial lead

South Africa 349 for 9 (De Kock 91, Bavuma 89, Philander 36*, Morkel 31*, de Grandhomme 3-33) lead New Zealand 268 by 81 runs South Africa were taken from the potential of a significant deficit to a substantial lead by a rollicking seventh-wicket stand of 160 between Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock on the…

UG sports in on March 24 at Leonora

The date is finally set and the University of Guyana (UG) will finally be hosting their annual Track and Field Championships next Friday. As was customary, students from UG would normally participate in the Inter-Faculty feud in the first semester but due to circumstances the event was pushed back until now. The decision to postpone…

Rupununi League Gives Equal Platform to Women’s Football

The Rupununi Football Association is embracing gender equality in its football competitions through double-header match days for its 2017 Champions League that give equal prominence to men’s and women’s football. The League, which began earlier this month, is split into sub-regions across the Rupununi with 15 out of 16 clubs fielding both men’s and women’s…

Guyana’s Women National Team now ranked 79

15 th March, 2017; Georgetown: The Guyana National Women’s Football Team, commonly referred to as the ‘Lady Jags’, has improved their standing in the FIFA/Coca Cola World Ranking moving four places up to 79. This is their best move yet and comes at a time when much emphasis is being placed on women’s football development…

Cricket returns to Georgetown this weekend

After lengthy delays due to the persistent rain, cricket is slated to make a timely return to the environs of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA). The semi-final of the New Building Society (NBS) second division 40-over competition will be played at the Everest Cricket Club where the home team takes on Transport Sports Club (TSC)…

India solid in reply to Australia’s 451

Steven Smith’s latest epic, Glenn Maxwell’s first Test hundred and a spell of the highest quality from Pat Cummins showed Australia’s strengths even as India fought back with a solid opening stand on the second day in Ranchi. Some spiky help from the lower order lifted the tourists to 451 before Cummins extracted life from…

Red Force, Jaguars battle take spotlight

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Results from the previous round have come together to produce what should be an intriguing seventh round of matches in the Digicel Regional 4-Day Tournament, starting tomorrow. Victories in their previous match have set the stage for a feisty battle at Queen’s Park Oval between Trinidad & Tobago Red Force, under…