Six Brampton schools to receive awards at launch of Mayor’s Cricket Program 2018

Six Brampton schools to receive awards at launch of Mayor’s Cricket Program 2018

Six  schools in the city of Brampton will receive awards on Monday at the launch of the Mayor’s School Cricket Program 2018. Joining Mayor Linda Jeffery at the launch at Brampton City Hall will be  Helen Berhane, Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)  which has organized the school cricket program, and Jeffrey […]

Toronto Mayor’ s School Cricket Tournament 2018 launched

Toronto Mayor’ s  School Cricket Tournament 2018 launched

More than 100 young cricketers from schools in the Greater Toronto Area received medals of excellence at the launch last Thursday of  the  Mayor’s School Cricket Tournament  2018. Fifteen schools also received awards. The  launch at the Central Tech Stadium marked the eighth anniversary of the tournament which has grown from 10 teams in 2011 […]

Powell will captain West Indies A squad in three-match series against England Lions

Powell will captain West Indies A squad in  three-match series against England Lions

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Left-handed opener Kieran Powell is among five current Test players named in a strong 13-man West Indies A squad to face England Lions in the three-match four-day “Test” series starting  on Sunday. The 27-year-old Powell, who has played 31 Tests, will skipper a side that includes batsman Jermaine Blackwood, wicketkeeper Shane […]

Guyana Jaguars captain hails team achievement after victory in Regional Championship

Guyana Jaguars captain hails team achievement  after victory in Regional Championship

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Captain Leon Johnson has hailed the achievement of Guyana Jaguars after they wrapped up their fourth-straight Regional Four-Day Championship title with two rounds to spare. With second-placed Barbados Pride managing to earn only 7.6 points from their tame draw against Windward Islands Volcanoes at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on Sunday, it left Jaguars […]

Dwayne Bravo becomes first bowler to take 400 T20 wickets

Dwayne Bravo becomes first bowler   to take 400 T20 wickets

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has become the first man in the history of T20 cricket to take  400 wickets after  recording match-winning figures of 5/28 for Melbourne Renegades in a Big  Bash League match in Australia on Thursday. Batting first, Hobart Hurricanes scored 164/8 and it was largely due to Bravo’s regular strikes that […]

Two players with Guyanese roots in Canada Under-19 World Cup squad

Two players with Guyanese roots in Canada Under-19  World Cup squad

By Frederick Halley When the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup bowls off in New Zealand next month, two players with Guyanese roots will be part of the Canadian squad vying for supremacy in the prestigious tournament. The two are 16-year-old Ashtan Deosammy and Kevin Singh. Both have been making names for themselves at […]

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