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Chris Gayle There’s the Universe Boss, then daylight, then every other T20 batsman who has ever played the game. Gayle’s list of records in the format is simply awe-inspiring – more than 10,000 T20 runs (almost 2500 more than the nearest challenger), 18 centuries (no-one else has made more than seven), the highest total (175…

IPL 2017: Pant, Samson tame Lions in Daredevils’ highest chase

Records tumbled at the Feroz Shah Kotla as Rishabh Pant’s blitzkrieg, well aided by Sanju Samson’s blazing fifty, helped Delhi Daredevils register their highest successful run-chase with the seven-wicket win over Gujarat Lions. Pant and Samson added a record 143 runs for the second wicket to help the home side keep their IPL 2017 campaign…

Rashford gives Utd vital away win vs. Celta

Marcus Rashford’s superb free-kick gave Manchester United control of their Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo. The 19-year-old striker’s curling effort not only gave United the lead, but also a precious away goal going into next Thursday’s second leg at Old Trafford. With United outside the Premier League’s top four – a point behind Manchester…

Clinical West Indies register memorable win

For five days at the Bridgetown Stadium in Barbados, West Indies’ cricketers displayed heart and guts, hustle and hard work to underpin some of the virtues required to unlock the door to success in Test cricket. The young bunch of cricketers were able to erase the fine lines of pain and agony of losing the…

Sides clash as Berbice cricket infighting continues

In recent years Guyana’s cricket has been plagued with issues that are hampering development within the sport as well as structural programmes to ensure quality players emerge on the scene through the necessary process. This has led to a decline in the sport. Speaking subsequent to his re-election as the President of Georgetown Cricket Association…

Higuain bags double as Juventus down Monaco

Gonzalo Higuain ended his woe in the Champions League knockout stages with a crucial double as Juventus recorded a 2-0 away win over Monaco to take full control of their semi-final tie. Juve striker Higuain came into the match having only netted twice in his last 24 knockout games in the competition, but banished his…

Hope for Windies as nervy Day 5 ahead

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Stylish stroke-maker Shai Hope agonizingly missed out on a maiden Test hundred in an admirable West Indies batting effort, but a clatter of wickets late on the penultimate day here Wednesday opened the door for Pakistan, setting up an intriguing finale to the second Test. The Barbadian right-hander struck an accomplished…