Now that the West Indies selectors have called up Guyanese all-rounder Keemo Paul for the all-important third and final test match against Sri Lanka, the $64,000 question is whether Paul will make his debut and play test cricket or be like a few other Guyanese cricketers who have made the West Indies One-day team but failed to play test cricket.
Gros Islet, St Lucia, CMC – Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal was suspended for one Test match and fined 100 per cent of his match fee after he was found guilty of altering the condition of the ball during the just concluded second Test match against the West Indies.
Female powerlifting champion, Runita White is calling for youths to take up the challenge in sports as part of their development.
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Shannon Gabriel’s record eight-wicket haul set the stage for a sensational West Indies run chase but sloppy batting, coupled with inclement weather, ensured an anti-climatic end as the second Test against Sri Lanka ended in a draw here yesterday.
For heaven`s sake, let us acknowledge that the eighty-over rule is based on nothing but tradition, and that by changing it to a sixty-over rule, more excitement will be added to 5-day cricket (the longest form of the game) without losing anything, and equally important, reducing the temptation to infringe the rules against ball tampering.
(ICC) Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has pleaded not guilty to breaching Article 2.