West Indies wins final ODI but looses series to India

first_img 21 Views   no discussions Share Share Share Tweetcenter_img NewsSports West Indies wins final ODI but looses series to India by: – June 16, 2011 West Indies team members. Photo credit: dominicapassportThe West Indies have won another one day international against India.The Windies warmed up for the first test against the visitors in an impressive seven wicket success over India in the fifth and final one day international in Jamaica today.Andrew Russel captured four wickets for 35 runs to defeat India for 251, Kody scored 94 runs  Rodi 57.India lost their last wicket for 62. Then Ramnaresh Sarwan hit 75 and Darren Bravo 86 but West Indies appeared to be below the scoring rate.But Samuels with 28 from 25 balls and Keiron Pollard 24 from 13 balls sealed the win for the West Indies with 8 balls to spare.The West Indies scored 255 for 3 whilst India scored 251 however West Indies losing the series 2 games to 3.Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring!last_img read more

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Jamaica Return to their Winning Ways While T&T’s Struggle Continues in…

first_imgLIVERPOOL, England, CMC – Jamaica finally returned to their winning ways with a convincing victory over Scotland but Trinidad and Tobago remained winless in the second round with defeat to powerhouses England at the Netball World Cup match on Wednesday.Playing at the M&S Bank Arena, Jamaica actually found themselves trailing 13-14 at the end of the first quarter but staged an excellent recovery to pull off a 67-36 win, halting a two-game losing streak.There was no such good fortune for the Trinidadians as they suffered yet another defeat with a 46-72 thrashing at the hands of the hosts.They were never in contention throughout the contest and are now have only a single win for their efforts in the tournament.All eyes were on the Sunshine Girls, however, especially after successive defeats to South Africa last Sunday and England the following day.And they were slow out of the blocks even though star goal-shooter Jhaniele Fowler scored 13 from 14 in the first quarter, as opposite number Emma Barrie shot nine from 10 and goal-attack Lynsey Gallagher, a perfect five-from-five.However, the world number two side picked up the pace in the second quarter and had carved out a 32-21 half-time lead, after out-scoring the Thistles 19-7.In the third quarter, Jamaica stamped their authority to once again dominate 18-5 and storm to a 50-26 lead, shutting Scotland out of the contest.Fowler scored 45 from 48 attempts and was supported by Romelda Aiken with 13 from 16 attempts.For Scotland, Barrie finished with 19 from 22 while Gallagher netted 11 from as many attempts.T&T, meanwhile, never really got their feet in the encounter, and were behind 12-20 at the end of the opening stanza and down 16 at the half-time break, 23-39.There was no coming back for the Trinidadians as England out-scored them 17-10 and 16-13 in the remaining quarters to clinch their spot in the semi-finals.Kalifa McCollin shot 26 from 29 attempts to lead the Caribbean side’s scoring while Samantha Wallace chipped in with 20 from 22.For the hosts, Joanne Harten netted 36 from 40 attempts, with Helen Housby scoring 21 from 24 and Rachel Dunn, 15 from 19.On Thursday, Barbados will be in action against Northern Ireland while T&T take on Scotland and Jamaica clash with Uganda.last_img read more

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Ex-Policeman shot dead while escaping from custody

first_imgAn ex-Police Officer, who was accused of robbery on Monday morning made attempts to escape from custody, but was shot by former colleagues while driving away.After he was shot, he continued to drive and crashed his motor car into a trench at Vryheid’s Lust, East Coast Demerara (ECD).Dead is Ryan Vaux, 36, of Norton Street, Lodge. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital.According to information received, at 01:10h, ranks of a mobile Police patrol along Broad Street, Montrose, East Coast Demerara recognised a man running behind a motor vehicle with registration number PSS 6835. He was reportedly shouting that he had beenThe mangled car in the trench after the accident surrounded by Policerobbed of a sum of money by persons in the vehicle.The Police subsequently intercepted the motor vehicle with one man at the steering wheel and a male passenger. A search was conducted on the men and $21,000 in cash was found.The male passenger and the robbery victim, Deryck Persaud, 46, of Cummings Lodge, ECD, were placed in the Police vehicle and the motor vehicle driven by Vaux was escorted to the Sparendaam Police Station.While on their way there, Persaud informed the Police that he had been robbed by the two men who were armed with a handgun and a knife.Upon arrival at the Police Station, the ranks approached Vaux, but he brandished a firearm and drove off in the vehicle in an attempt to escape during which the Police discharged a round hitting him to the body.Still bent on escaping, Vaux continued driving for a short while before crashing in the vicinity of Vryheid’s Lust Access Road, ECD. Police have since retrieved a pellet gun from the mangled car. The other suspect is in Police custody assisting with the investigations.When Guyana Times visited the dead man’s home at Lot 80 Norton Street, Georgetown, his relatives were reluctant to offer a comment. One group of young ladies explained that they were not related to the ex-Police rank and directed media operatives to another house.While this publication was there, a woman was on her mobile phone relating the incident to the person on the other end of the line, but she refused to give a comment.She, too, directed media operatives to another house claiming that the dead man’s wife would be there, but it turned out not to be so.Meanwhile, Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum told Guyana Times that the matter was being investigated by members of the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).last_img read more

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