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Jamaica Gleaner Sport
published: Saturday | December 9, 2006

Gayle appointed West Indies vice-captain
Chris Gayle has been appointed vice-captain of the West Indies team for the rest of the One-Day International Series against Pakistan, the West Indies Cricket Board announced yesterday.

Digicel fetes young champions

Telecommunications provider Digicel has extended congratulations to the national Under-16 netball team on its winning ways in the Jean Pierre Regional Youth Championship in Trinidad and Tobago.

$1m jackpot for Lititz/Comma Pen

St. Elizabeth's Lititz/Comma Pen blew away the highly-favoured Broughton of Westmoreland to win the final of the Social Development Commission's National Community Cricket Championship (20/20 cricket), which was played last Saturday...


Hot Shots Pool Bar will present 'Two The Hard Way' pool tournament on Saturday, December 16 and 17 at Hot Shots, 103 Constant Spring Road. The tournament will facilitate both 'A' and 'B' class players playing in separate divisions.

Seba, Wadadah get new home

The unfinished Catherine Hall Stadium in Montego Bay will be the temporary home for the Second City's two Wray and Nephew National Premier League (NPL) clubs - Wadadah FC and Seba United - when Jarrett Park is closed on December 31...

Harbour View, Portmore hunt premier women's crown

Harbour View and Portmore Strikers enter today's second-leg Sherwin Williams Women's Premier League Final all square, while Olympic Gardens hold a slight one-goal advantage going into the 'A' League final.

Ingram hits form in cricket trial

Left-handed batsman Lorenzo Ingram believes he is finding form at the right time ahead of next month's regional First Class Season after his well-timed century yesterday.

Windies A fall to Lankans in one-dayer

The right-handed Joseph struck 86 but the regional side collapsed to 230 all out in 47.4 overs, as they chased down Sri Lanka's 250 for seven made in the 50 allotted overs.

Lara sure team can level series

West Indies skipper Brian Lara is confident the regional side can level their One-Day International series against Pakistan, when the third match starts in Lahore tomorrow.

Akhtar, Asif unlikely to play in ODI games

Pakistan fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif trained with the national team yesterday after being cleared of a doping ban this week by a Pakistan Cricket Board appeals tribunal.

Spare some 'Thoughts' for Gold Cup

Eight horses are down to contest today's million-dollar feature, the CTL Gold Cup over 1400 metres, and what a race it promises to be. One of the longest-standing races on the calendar for top class horses, the Gold Cup dates back to 1967...

Sweet, sweet victory - Jamaica's Under-16 netballers rule the roost

REVENGE, especially when it comes swiftly, is sweet, sweet, sweet. Last year, Jamaica went down to a narrow two-point defeat against Barbados and went on to lose the Caribbean Under-16 Netball Championships for the first time in seven tries.

Miserable day for local pair

THE SUN gods finally shone down on the World Golf Championships at the Sandy Lane Country Club but that did little to brighten the spirits of the Jamaica team comprising Delroy Cambridge and Peter Horrobin yesterday.

Miracle Man chases glory

Jamaican super horse Miracle Man goes for regional glory today when he tackles a quality 12-horse field in the US$100,000 Confraternity Classic at the El Commandante race track.

Commentary - A step in the right direction

The very presence of Miracle Man on this weekend's Caribbean Classic racecard in Puerto Rico is to be applauded, and the connections hailed for their efforts to test this outstanding racer against the best in the region.

India continue to struggle

India's lack of form in the top order was again exposed as they crashed to 93 for seven wickets in their second innings against a Rest of South Africa XI yesterday.

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