Walton special keeps Warriors alive

Guyana Amazon Warriors 160 for 6 (Walton 92, Guptill 27, Pollard 4-16) beat Barbados Tridents 159 for 4 (Smith 100, Williamson 47, Tanvir 3-40) by eight wickets In a scintillating showdown that produced the two highest individual scores of CPL 2017, Chadwick Walton’s 92 trumped Dwayne Smith’s century as Guyana Amazon Warriors scored a crucial four-wicket win over Barbados…

Dhawan, spinners put India 1-0 up

Will Sri Lanka challenge India’s dominance was the question being asked before the match started. Sadly for the hosts, that dream remains far from reality. With both bat and ball, India dominated the opening ODI in Dambulla on Sunday (August 20) to clinch a victory by nine wickets. Shikhar Dhawan’s glorious run of form continued as he…

Kraigg Brathwaite reported for suspect action

Windies’ Kraigg Brathwaite has been reported for a suspect bowling action after the first Test against England. The match officials at Edgbaston, including Marais Erasmus and S. Ravi as on-field umpires, third umpire Chris Gaffaney and match referee David Boon, had cited their concerns over the legality of the 24-year-old’s action to the Windies team…

Atletico Madrid salvage draw despite Griezmann red card; Sociedad win late

Girona celebrated after Cristhian Stuani scored against Atletico Madrid, but they could not hang on to win. Antoine Griezmann was sent off but Atletico Madrid battled back to secure a dramatic 2-2 draw at La Liga newcomers Girona in their opening match of the new season on Saturday. The Catalans were making their debut in Spain’s top flight. Following a minute’s…

Christian Pulisic lifts Dortmund at Wolfsburg as Schalke see off Leipzig

Borussia Dortmund showed signs they can thrive this season without suspended forward Ousmane Dembele by opening their Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 rout at Wolfsburg on Saturday. United States international Christian Pulisic scored one goal and set up another. Dembele remains suspended after missing training when Barcelona made a bid for the player and sporting director Michael Zorc said earlier…

Trinbago pick up sixth win after McCullum fifty

Brendon McCullum’s enterprising half-century helped Trinbago Knight Riders consolidate their position at the top of the table with a comfortable seven-wicket win at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on Saturday (August 19) – their sixth successful chase in seven games this season. The loss meant that Guyana Amazon Warriors are all but eliminated from the Caribbean Premier League…

Ruthless England hand Windies a thrashing

Windies lost 19 wickets at Edgbaston on Saturday (August 19) in a horror display which allowed England to wrap up a three-day victory and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match rubber. It was about as poor a display of Test match batting as you could see from the tourists and their innings and 209-run defeat…