Bangladesh beat their hosts wi u19 by 58 runs at the GCC ground Bourda to tie the 7 match series 1 all and with five more matches to go both Bangladesh and West Indies u19 will be looking to nose ahead in the upcoming games. Bangladesh batted first and made 259/7 off their 50 overs with Uddin 63 Saikat 70 and Shanto 42 being the main scorers .The hosts then struggled to 196 for 9 wkts with Solozanno 44 Tage Chanderpaul 25 Archer 35 and a couple of twenties from Coleman and Hetemyer being the main scorers. The action continues on Friday at the Providence stadium in a day/night encounter that gets cracking at 130 in the afternoon.
And young exciting teenager Nicholas Pooran is set to join the WI squad for the rest of the matches against Bangladesh. Pooran from Trinidad came to prominence during the Limacol Caribbean premier league with a dazzling half century against Guyana but has done nothing significant since then. The wicket keeper batsman was with the West Indies A team in India
And Minister of Sport Dr Frank Anthony will give the media a tour of the construction work being undertaken at the National Aquatic Centre at Liliendaal. D and S construction has been contracted a 7.3 million dollar contract to do the excavation and other preparatory works.
And the Guyana open golf tournament set for later this month will not have Banks Dih as its main sponsor .Capitol news understands that Banks says it wants to concentrate on consolidating its business and will be cutting back its sponsorship of some events. To fill in the gap Digicel has been announced as the new sponsor. Several golfers from Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago are expected to tee it up alongside their Guyanese counterparts for top honours.