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Hossain reported for a suspect action
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC): Bangladesh seamer Al-Amin Hossain has been reported for a suspect action after his team suffered a 10-wicket loss to West Indies in the first Test on Tuesday. Al-Amin has 21 days to have his action tested at an International Cricket Council (ICC) accredited facility either in Cardiff or Brisbane.
Bangladesh's team manager Habibul Bashar said Al-Amin will continue bowling in international cricket until the results of the tests are known. He is not expected to return to Bangladesh and would be available for selection for the second Test, which begins in St Lucia on Saturday.
Al-Amin's teammate, off-spinner Sohag Gazi, had also had his action reported during the limited-overs leg against the West Indies.
Uncapped Barbadian in WI Women's squad
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC): Uncapped Barbadian all-rounder, Hayley Mathews, has been named on a 13-member West Indies Women's squad for their opening series in the ICC Women's Championship against New Zealand Women, starting this weekend.
Matthews, a 16-year-old, who bats right-handed and bowls off-spin, was included in the squad as the Windies Women prepare to battle New Zealand in the first one-day international (ODI) tomorrow at Warner Park in St Kitts.
In July, Matthews dominated the Trinidad and Tobago Women's Cricket Association Invitational Regional Under-19 tournament and grabbed four wickets for four runs, including two in the first over, to help lead Barbados to a 22-run win over Trinidad and Tobago in the finals.
SQUAD: Merissa Aguilleira (captain), Stafanie Taylor (vice-captain), Shemaine Campbelle, Britney Cooper, Shanel Daley, Deandra Dottin, Kycia Knight, Hayley Matthews, Natasha McLean, Anisa Mohammed, Shaquana Quintyne, Tremayne Smartt, Shakera Selman.
West Indies Women and New Zealand Women will play four ODIs - the results of the first three matches counting towards their ICC World Cup tally - all at Warner Park in St Kitts. Three Twenty20 Internationals will follow at the Arnos Vale Multiplex in St Vincent.
Moyes reign costs Man U $90m
MANCHESTER, England (AP): The wall of fame of Manchester United managers still informs Old Trafford visitors that a "new chapter has begun" under David Moyes. In reality, it was a short, painful chapter in United history that will cost around $90 million, the club disclosed yesterday.
Although the museum display hasn't been updated, it's been more than four months since Moyes was fired before completing a season as Alex Ferguson's successor. The task of restoring the former glories is with Louis van Gaal, and the club told investors yesterday that the former Netherlands manager needs to deliver a top-three finish in the English Premier League.