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Barath will add stability to Windies’ batting: Chief selector


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), March 23 (IANS/CMC) Chief selector Clyde Butts believes the inclusion of opener Adrian Barath will give the West Indies added stability at the top for the two ... Read more...

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Mohammed wants to retain place in West Indies team


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 27 (IANS/CMC) Rookie West Indies One-Day International batsman Jason Mohammed says he is bent on retaining his place in the side despite failing in his solitary match ... Read more...

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Colaco and Dempo players to stay back in London


August 25th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India coach Armando Colaco has made an unusual request to the All India Football Federation (AIFF), seeking permission for him and the entire group ... Read more...

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India go down 1-2 to Guyana in football friendly


August 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Guyana defeated India 2-1 in an international football friendly at the National Stadium at Providence as part of the +ONE India Caribbean Tour.According to information ... Read more...

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International cricket umpire Clyde Duncan dies


July 28th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 28 (IANS/CMC) International cricket umpire Clyde Duncan has died in Trinidad and Tobago following a brief illness.The 57-year-old Guyanese, who stood in two Tests, 21 One-Day Internationals and ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s son Taignarine follows in his footsteps


July 5th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 5 (IANS) As Shivnarine Chanderpaul faces the Indians in the final Test here, his elder son Taignarine Chanderpaul will battle it out for Guyana in the West ... Read more...

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Samuels strokes half-century on Test return


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 22 (IANS) West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels made a successful return to Tests with a measured half-century against Pakistan in the second Test.Samuels, who served a ... Read more...

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Afridi denies rift within team management


May 10th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has played down reports of a rift within the team management involving him and coach Waqar Younis.A day after Afridi was ... Read more...

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Afridi lauds Shehzad for guiding Pakistan to victory over Windies in 2nd ODI


April 26th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), April 26(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has lauded opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad for steering Pakistan to a seven-wicket win against the West Indies.Shehzad hit seven fours and one ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s rugby coach wants team to knit together


October 9th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.9 (ANI): New Zealand rugby coach Gordon Tietjens said on Saturday that the players are need to knit together as a team in the XIX Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.The ... Read more...

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CWG Medals tally, Day Five


October 9th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Medals tally of the Commonwealth Games Friday:Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 Australia 47 24 27 98 2 India 20 16 12 48 3 England 19 37 20 76 4 ... Read more...

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Scientists discover two dolphin species using ‘common language’


October 1st, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 01 (ANI): A new research has revealed that when two dolphin species come together, they attempt to find a common language.Bottlenose and Guyana dolphins, two distantly related species, often come ... Read more...

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Rugby teams announced for Commonwealth Games


June 10th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Sixteen countries will participate in the Rugby Sevens tournament for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here. Samoa, who secured their first International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series ... Read more...

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McCullum says quicker Barbados pitches will help Kiwi top order fire


May 6th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 6 (ANI): Brendon McCullum is hoping that a change of pace might allow New Zealand to unleash their powerful batting line upThe pitches in Guyana, which have favoured slow-bowlers ... Read more...

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West Indies need to be more consistent, admits Gayle


May 5th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, May 5 (IANS) West Indies skipper Chris Gayle said his side needs to be more consistent in the Super-Eight stage of the World Twenty20. The hosts conceded a sizeable ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: England vs Ireland, World Twenty20


May 5th, 2010 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 5 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Group D match between England and Ireland in World Twenty20 Tuesday. England:Michael Lumb c Rankin b KJ O'Brien 14Craig ... Read more...

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England move to Super Eight of World Twenty20


May 5th, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 5 (IANS) England moved to the Super Eight of the World Twenty20 after their Group D match against Ireland was abandoned due to rain at the Providence Stadium here. Chasing a ... Read more...

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England score 120/8 against Ireland


May 5th, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 5 (IANS) Ireland restricted England to 120 for eight in a Group D match of the World Twenty20 at the Providence Stadium here. Put in, England lost wickets at regular intervals ... Read more...

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D/L rule not fit for Twenty20: Collingwood


May 4th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 4 (IANS) A furious England captain Paul Collingwood called for the overhauling of the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) rain law in Twenty20 cricket after his team lost despite raising a match-winning total ... Read more...

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West Indies move into Super Eight


May 4th, 2010 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 4 (IANS) West Indies moved into the Super Eight stage of the World Twenty20 with a eight-wicket win via the Duckworth-Lewis Method over England in their rain affected Group D ... Read more...

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Simmons’ formula for Ireland to make Super eight


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 3 (IANS) Ireland coach and Phil Simmons wants his side to put behind their opening match defeat to host West Indies and play their hearts out against England, whom they ... Read more...

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Groin injury rules Muralitharan out of World Twenty20


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 3 (IANS) Last year's finalists Sri Lanka suffered a major blow Monday after off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was ruled out of the tournament with a groin injury. Muralithran has ... Read more...

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England indulges in `range’ hitting ahead of match with Windies


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Guyana (West Indies), May 3 (ANI): The Paul Collingwood-led England team is indulging in range hitting as part of its practice drill ahead of the World Twenty20 clash with the West Indies.England's ... Read more...

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Pietersen won’t hesitate to walk-off mid-match


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 2 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen said he won't hesitate to walk off the field mid-match during the World Twenty20 and fly home if his wife goes ... Read more...

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Sammy stars in West Indies 70-run win over Ireland


May 1st, 2010 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 1 (IANS) Hosts West Indies started their World Twenty20 campaign in style with a comprehensive 70-run win over Ireland in a Group D match at the Providence Stadium here Friday. Darren ... Read more...

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Injury concerns for West Indies ahead of Ireland tie


April 30th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Providence (Guyana), April 30 (IANS) The West Indies cricket team is grappling with injury problems ahead of their World Twenty20 opener against Ireland here Friday at the Providence Stadium. West Indies skipper ... Read more...

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ICC announces schedule of warm-up matches ahead of World 20-20 championships


April 15th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr.15 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the schedule of warm-up matches to be played in the lead-up to the ICC World Twenty20 2010 to be staged in the ... Read more...

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India, South Africa clubbed in same group in World Twenty20


July 5th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) 2007 champions India, South Africa and a qualifier have been clubbed together in Group C for the third edition of the World Twenty20 to be played in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to start World Twenty20 title defence against Bangladesh


July 5th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 5 (ANI): Pakistan will begin the defence of its ICC World Twenty20 title in the Caribbean next year against Bangladesh in St Lucia on May1.And the side that defeated Sri ... Read more...

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Chennai hospital relents, 10 Guyanese children can go home (Lead)


June 27th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) After high drama that lasted 24 hours, 10 Guyanese children, who underwent cardiac surgery at a private hospital here and were detained for non-payment of bills, were Saturday ... Read more...

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Chennai hospital allows Guyanese children to return home


June 27th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Ten Guyanese children, who underwent cardiac surgery at a private hospital here and were detained for non-payment of bills, were Saturday allowed to return home after the NGO ... Read more...

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Ex-Guyana First Lady detained by Chennai hospital for non-payment of dues


June 27th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 27 (ANI): At least 13 heart patients, including Guyana's former First Lady, Mrs. Kieran Singh and ten children have been detained by the Frontier Lifeline Hospital here for alleged non-payment ... Read more...

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Pietersen clarifies remarks, reaffirms commitment to team


April 1st, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen swears he is as commited to the England team as he was as captain, clarifying that his outburst was the culmination of an enduring summer and ... Read more...

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KP says he won’t stay away from his wife for 11 months ever again


April 1st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
St. Lucia (West Indies), Apr.1 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that he misses his wife Jessica Taylor terribly, and has vowed never to stay away from her for 11 months ... Read more...

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Strauss rooting for Flower as England coach


March 20th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Guyana (West Indies), Mar.20 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss and coach Andy Flower have formed a close partnership, and there are reports in the air that the former wants the ... Read more...

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