OP-ED: GCB questions selection policy of CWI selection panel

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) on Friday issued a statement, questioning the selection policy of Cricket West Indies (CWI), highlighting specifically the 13-man squad selected for the first Test against England, starting January 23 in Barbados. The squad has one Guyanese, Shimron Hetmyer. Below is the full statement issued by the Board. Once again, the Guyana…

LEGEND SHIV TO WORK WITH GUYANA JAGUARS

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Legendary former West Indies batsman, Shiv Chanderpaul, has been appointed interim assistant coach of Guyana Jaguars. The 44-year-old fills the breach created by the secondment of head coach Esuan Crandon to the West Indies coach staff. Rayon Griffith, the former Guyana fast bowler, will replace Crandon with Chanderpaul taking the vacant spot.…

Young Warriors’ victory inspired by Shimron Hetmyer

BCB/Ivan Madre 100-ball – says Captain Suresh Dhanai By Brandon Corlette It was an inspirational victory by the Young Warriors team Saturday last when they humbled Rose Hall Town Gizmos and Gadgets by seven wickets. At the post-match presentation, Young Warriors Captain Suresh Dhanai explained how important the victory against Rose Hall Town was. Dhanai…

Ten-man Real Madrid lose to Real Sociedad

Ten-man Real Madrid suffered a surprise defeat by Real Sociedad as the visitors earned their first victory at the Bernabeu in La Liga for 15 years. Willian Jose fired Sociedad in front from the penalty spot in the third minute after Mikel Merino was fouled by Real Madrid’s Casemiro. Things then got more difficult for…

Another Pujara ton makes Australia toil

The wise, old man born in our times. Cheteshwar Pujara was everything Australia didn’t want him to be today. The 30-year-old beat the daylights out of the hosts with his third hundred of the series, and his 18th overall in Tests, as India capitalised on winning the toss by racking up 303 for 4 at Stumps on…

Spurs and Arsenal bounce back with New Year wins

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal both bounced back from demoralising defeats to enjoy wins on New Years Day, with Spurs cruising to a 3-0 victory at Cardiff and the Gunners beating Fulham 4-1 at the Emirates. Jamie Vardy was on target for Leicester City, who picked up an impressive 1-0 away win…