GUYANA

  • Barbados Tridents capture Caribbean Premier League title August 17, 2014

    Basseterre: Barbados Tridents beat Guyana Amazon Warriors to capture the 2014 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title, after rain spoiled an absorbing contest that appeared headed for an enthralling end. Set 153 for victory, Amazon Warriors were fighting back at 107 for 4 in the 16th over, when the rains arrived at...
  • CPL: Amazing Andre Russell steals victory for Jamaica Tallawahs August 3, 2014

    Kingston: Andre Russell blasted a huge six off the last ball of the game to crown an amazing halfcentury and Jamaica Tallawahs snatched an exciting sixwicket victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors, in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) here. In a rematch of last season's final, the defending champions Tallawahs chased down...
  • Sunil Narine bowls the first maiden Super Over of Twenty20 cricket July 18, 2014

    West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has created history by becoming the first bowler in the history of T20 cricket to bowl a maiden Super Over a feat he achieved in the Caribbean Premier League on Thursday. The game between Red Steel and Guyana Amazon Warriors culminated in tied scores at...
  • West Indies Cricket Board removes New Zealand Test match from Guyana June 1, 2014

    Guyana: Guyana has lost the third Test between the West Indies and New Zealand due to a dispute over who controls cricket in the South American country. The teams were scheduled to play the final Test at the Providence Stadium, Georgetown, from June 26 to 30. However, the West Indies Cricket...
  • Malik, Santokie top CLP batting and bowling averages August 28, 2013

    Port-of-Spain: Shoaib Malik of the Barbados Tridents and Krishmar Santokie of the Guyana Amazon Warriors finished as the top run-scorer and wicket-taker, respectively, of the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Malik tallied 272 runs in eight games to edge Guyana's Lendl Simmons (266 runs) and St Lucia Zouks' Andre Fletcher (238...
  • Chris Gayle guides Jamaica to inaugural CPL title August 25, 2013

    Port of Spain: Another exhibition of power hitting by captain Chris Gayle and the consistent Andre Russell guided Jamaica Tallawahs to a commanding seven-wicket win over the Guyana Amazon Warriors and the inaugural Caribbean Premier T20 League title. The pair smashed an unbeaten 62 from 34 balls as the Tallawahs rattled...
  • Guyana brush aside T&T to reach CPL final August 23, 2013

    Port of Spain, Trinidad: Guyana Amazon Warriors became the first team to reach the inaugural Caribbean Premier League final after making easy work of a target of 104 at the Queen's Park Oval on Thursday. Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel were always on the back foot after being bowled out...
  • CPL: Dilshan replaces Guptill in Amazon Warriors August 21, 2013

    St. John's (Antigua): Former Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan has become the latest Sri Lanka player to link up with the inaugural Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL) which climaxes in Trinidad this weekend. Dilshan, who has played for the Delhi Daredevils and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League,...
  • CPL: Hafeez fifty guides Guyana to victory August 18, 2013

    Riding on Mohammad Hafeez's unbeaten halfcentury, Guyana Amazon Warriors defeated Antigua Hawkbills by five wickets on Saturday. Antigua deciding to bat first put up 166 on the board with Kieran Powell (47) and Marlon Samuels (43) contributing top of the order. Ben Rohrer batting lower down scored a valuable 17ball 25...
  • CPL: Gayle's knock in vain as Guyana pip Jamaica August 17, 2013

    Despite Chris Gayle's 46ball 43, Jamaica Tallawahs lost by five runs chasing Guyana Amazon Warriors' target of 140 in the Carribean Premier League on Thursday. After put in to bat, openers Lendl Simmons (30) and Martin Guptill (39) gave Guyana a decent start. Then James Franklin coming first down scored a...
  • CPL: Guyana, T&T Red Steel pick up weekend wins August 12, 2013

    Port of Spain, Trinidad: Sunday's doubleheader of Caribbean Premier League action saw Guyana Amazon Warriors end tabletoppers Barbados Tridents' winning streak and Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel beat Antigua Hawksbills by one run in a thrilling clash at the Queens Park Oval. In the first match of the day, Guyana snapped...
  • Viv Richards predicts CPL to be a success August 8, 2013

    Bridgetown: Legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards says he expects the Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL) to be a success based on fans' response to the Barbados and Guyana legs of the inaugural tournament. Large crowds witnessed the three games at Kensington Oval in Barbados last week and the four...
  • CPL: Guyana beat Jamaica for second win a row August 3, 2013

    Guyanese bowlers continued their good work for second match in a row to give Guyana Amazon Warriors their second victory in a comprehensive 8wicket mauling of Jamaica Tallawahs on Friday. Playing at home, Guayana bundled out the Chris Gayleled Jamaica for just 117, with medium pacer Krishmar Santokie being the pick...
  • Bowlers get Guyana off to a winning start in CPL August 1, 2013

    Bowlers, led by leftarm spinner Veerasammy Permaul, put up a sterling performance for Guyana Amazon Warriors on Wednesday to beat Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel by 19 runs as the hosts got off to a winning start in the Caribbean Premier League. Permaul, who got the all important wicket of T&T...
  • Dwayne Bravo looks for win against Pakistan July 14, 2013

    Antigua: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo is confident his team will make a winning start to their fivematch oneday international series against Pakistan when the two teams meet in the opening match at the Guyana National Stadium on Sunday. The match will mark a return of international cricket in Guyana after...
  • Chanderpaul son set for 1st class debut January 24, 2013

    Guyana: Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of dependable West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, is set to emulate his father by making his firstclass debut as a teenager next month. Tagenarine, 16, will open Guyana's batting when they take on the Leeward Islands in the regional fourday competition from Feb 912 at the...
  • WI callup spinner Permaul for Bangladesh tour October 14, 2012

    St John's: Guyana leftarm spinner Veerasammy Permaul was called into the West Indies squad for the first time on Saturday, for the tour of Bangladesh. Permaul, 23, has played 45 firstclass matches since his debut five years ago, taking 152 wickets at 24.59 apiece. He has just returned from a tour...
  • Guyana Cricket Board resigns, blames Govt March 7, 2012

    Georgetown: Guyana's entire cricket board has resigned following repeated clashes with government officials seeking to take over administration of the sport, leaving the team's future in limbo. All 10 members of the board's executive committee submitted a letter late on Tuesday to Sports Minister Frank Anthony citing arrest threats, police harassment,...
  • Venue for third WIAus Test shifted February 4, 2012

    Antigua: The West Indies Cricket Board says it has moved the venue of its third Test against Australia from Guyana to Dominica because of interference by Guyana's authorities. The WICB says in a statement on Friday that it moved the Test scheduled April 2327 because of "the Government of Guyana's push...
  • Jet from New York crashes in Guyana; no deaths July 31, 2011

    Georgetown: A Caribbean Airlines jet coming from New York crashed and broke in two while landing in Guyana with 163 people aboard on Saturday, causing several injuries but no deaths, said President Bharrat Jagdeo. The Boeing 737800 apparently overshot the 2,200meter runway at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in rainy weather and...
  • Jet crashes in Guyana, several injured July 30, 2011

    Georgetown: A Caribbean Airlines jet from New York touched down on rainy runway, then slid through a chainlink fence and broke apart just short of a ravine on Saturday in Guyana. Miraculously there were no immediate reports of death among the 163 people aboard, despite several dozen of injuries. Passengers aboard...
  • Hostage drama in Chennai hospital ends, deal reached June 27, 2009

    Chennai: The hostage drama in the Frontier Lifeline Hospital in Chennai has finally ended. The 12 patients, who were held hostage by the hospital for not paying the bills for the services rendered to them, were discharged on Saturday. A deal has reached between the Guyanese NGO, which brought...
  • Guyana kids held captive at Chennai hospital to be freed June 27, 2009

    Chennai: Ten Guyanese kids who were held captive at a hospital in Chennai for not being able to pay their bills will be released by the hospital on Saturday. We have come to an agreement. We will be clearing the bills in the next six months through fund raising activities....