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West Indies beats Pakistan by 37 runs

PAK-V-WI2Cricket: Victory for West Indies as Sunil Narine took 4-26 off 10 overs to help the Windies beat Pakistan and square the 5-match series, one all.

Watched by a small crowd compared to Sunday’s sold out crowd, the West Indies defended the relatively modest total of 213 for 8.

Even Umar Akmal ‘s closing heroics could not save the chasing Pakistanis. Bravo wrapped up both the final wickets to lead his team to a 37-run victory.

The West Indies now travel to St. Lucia for the next three One-Dayers in this 5-match series.

Football: Region 8 is all set for their quarter final clash with Mabaruma in the Digicel Schools football tournament. Region 8 ‘s coach said his team is well prepared.

The Region 8 coach said that he is going to win.

And District 2 coach Lawrence Kellman said he is looking forward to playing Waramadong in their Regional clash. District 2 is Essequibo and  Kellman said his team is confident going into their clash tomorrow.

Kellman said he knows the Waramadong team plays a lot of football, but says the weather hampered their preparations somewhat.

The teams will all be looking to bring their A game to ensure they advance to the semi-final stage.

Lawn Tennis: The GBTI Open, which opens tomorrow Wednesday will provide great excitement this year at the GBTI court in Bel Air Park. Secretary of the GTA Grace Mc Alman said that this is a tournament that all players look forward to each year.

Mc Alman said that the defending Champions will be pushed hard to retain their titles since new players are emerging all the time.

The  organisers  are expecting  far more entries this year  since they are  seeing growth in the sport.

Powerlifting: Young 18-year-old Powerlifter and recent Pan American Gold Medalist Gumendra Shewdas of  Corriverton Berbice  in only his 2nd international outing has  captured gold in the 53kg sub junior class  and has established himself as a  favorite and No. 1 leading Sub junior in the World Sub juniors Championships to be held in Texas from August 25th – September 1st.

The Guyana  Powerlifting Federation is hoping  that Shewdas will accomplish what Winston  Stoby did at the World Masters, giving Guyana its second World Title at such a young age!.

Shewdas is now in his last year as a sub junior and is ready to bring glory to Guyana .

According to the Guyana Powerlifting Federation. Powerlifting remains the only sports discipline in the country whose athletes are on the WADA Drug testing program known as ADAMS. No powerlifter has been tested positive to date.

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