Sandeep Lamichhane

LIT UP: Sandeep Lamichhane of Barbados Tridents has his bails illuminated after being bowled by Romario Shepherd of the Guyana Amazon Warriors during match six of the Hero Caribbean Premier League, at Guyana National Stadium, in Providence, on Sunday night. 

Nicholas Pooran returned to haunt the team which let him go, slamming a stroke-filled unbeaten half-century as Guyana Amazon Warriors strolled to their third straight win with a dominant 47-run victory over Barbados Tridents on Sunday night.

Sent in at the Guyana National Stadium, Amazon Warriors recovered from a shaky start to post a challenging 180 for four, with the left-handed Pooran stroking 61 off just 30 balls.

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Left-handed opener Chandrapaul Hemraj had earlier punished the Tridents bowlers with a top score of 63 from 55 deliveries while all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford arrived late on to unleash a savage 14-ball unbeaten 32.

In reply, Tridents extended their woeful run in the CPL dating back to last season, dismissed for 133 in the 17th over with only Ashley Nurse, batting at number seven, showing any enterprise with a top score of 40 of 25 balls. South African left-hander JP Duminy, a late inclusion in the Tridents squad, was the only other player to reach 20.


KIERON POLLARD may have lost his place in the West Indies One-Day team when Clive Lloyd was the chairman of selectors but the former West Indies captain supports the decision to make him the new white ball captain.

CHELSEA FONG shone brightest of all the stars in the Solo National Junior Table Tennis Championship last weekend at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence was left searching for answers after his charges squandered a two-goal lead and had to settle for a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw against Martinique in the return leg of their CONCACAF Nations League Group C qualifier at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on Monday night.

The first round of action in the new Shell/First Citizens Premier Division season of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) kicks off this afternoon.

TRINIDAD and Tobago placed fourth overall in the recent CASA (Caribbean Area Squash Association) Championship in Guyana. The hosts secured the prestigious overall title by sweeping both team events, while women’s runners-up Barbados placed second and Cayman Islands were third.