JFF thanks fans
The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) yesterday issued a release thanking spectators for their support at Tuesday night's football match - which ended 1-1 - at the National Stadium.
"The JFF expresses its sincerest appreciation to all Jamaican
"These supporters came out despite the challenging position that the team faced, the pessimism of some and the intimidation of the high number of Costa Ricans. The JFF and the players continue to call for the undying support for the national senior team
Red Force get million
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):
The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force has received a million dollars from the government as it prepares to leave for India for the Champions League which begins next week. The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board would retain $500,000 to offset expenses related to the team's participation in the tournament, while the other $500,000 will be shared among the players. The Red Force leaves for the subcontinent on Monday, after two warm-up matches this week.
Gambhir, Sehwag to play Windies A
NEW DELHI, India (CMC):Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan have been picked to represent India A in two four-day games against West Indies A later this month. Gambhir and Zaheer were dropped from the Test side late last year and Sehwag last played a Test in March.
Yuvraj Singh, who was dropped for the Champions Trophy and the tri-series in the West Indies, was chosen to lead the one-day side against West Indies A.
Third ODI abandoned
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP):
The third one-day international between England and Australia was abandoned as a no result yesterday, with only 15.1 overs possible because of rain. England were 59-3 after being put into bat when the teams were taken off because of light rain. Play was abandoned for the day 3 1/2 hours later. Australia stayed 1-0 up in the five-match series, courtesy of their win in the second ODI in Manchester on Sunday. The first match was washed out at Headingly on Friday.