Georgetown: The head of the West Indies Cricket Board will meet with Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo on Tuesday to express his concerns about a government takeover of national cricket affairs.
Jagdeo's government has appointed Sports Minister Frank Anthony as head of an interim committee to run Guyana cricket following a weekend high court ruling that effectively asked authorities to intervene to reorganize the sport. The move follows several legal battles to decide which of several bodies should be considered the legitimate one to govern national cricket operations.
But WICB rules prevent governments from being in charge of cricket, and its head Julian Hunte has asked for a formal meeting with Jagdeo to discuss the issue.
12:54 AM, Feb 26, 2008
Pacer Varun Aaron attributed his India call-up for ODIs against England to his good show in Australia. ...
09:03 PM, Feb 23, 2008
Colombo: Xavier Doherty and Brett Lee shared eight wickets as Australia beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the fourth one-day international to secure an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series. Batting first, Sri Lanka was bundled out for 132 in the 39th over and Australia reached 133-5 with 22 overs to spare at R.Premadasa Stadium. Shaun Marsh top-scored for Australia with 70. Doherty picked up the important wickets ...
09:46 PM, Feb 22, 2008
Perth, Australia: Cricket Australia will experiment with twilight matches in the upcoming Sheffield Shield domestic competition. Up to eight matches will become twilight fixtures, with the new timeslot to be trailed in games at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Hobart's Bellerive Oval, the Sydney Cricket Ground and Adelaide Oval. The International Cricket Council sees night Test matches as a means of rejuvenating the long form of the game, and has asked ...
10:25 PM, Feb 21, 2008