Well finally a victory for the West Indies side which will be looking for another one day win to try and win their series against India. The Caribbean side beat India by 2 wickets in the 2nd one day to level the series and they believe they can win the final one come Wednesday and take the series. Four players scored half centuries in the High scoring affair as the West Indies hunted down India’s total of 288.
And the Georgetown football association Banks Beer Cup Opened Saturday with defending champions Sunburst Camptown enjoying a goal fest demolishing Essequibo 10- nil in the first game. Last Year’s MVP Devon Forde scored 4 goals for the first helmet trick of this years’ tournament and Jahaal Greaves a hat-trick as the Champs took advantage of an inexperienced Essequibo side. Daniel Favourite added 2 goals and Stephon Mc Pherson 1 to round out the scoring.
In the main game Pele ground out a 1 nil victory over Bakewell top 20.O’Kenie Fraser score just on the stroke of halftime to register the only goal of the match. The matches continue on Wednesday with Santos coming up against Houston Stars at 6 in the afternoon and Alpha takes on Grove Hi tech in the feature matchup at 8
The much anticipated event was sent on its way with the kickoff taken by Prime Minister Sam Hinds who wished the organisers well.
President of the GFA Vernon Burnet was also happy to see the support the tournament is receiving.
GFF President Christopher Mathias was also on hand for the opening.
And Guyana’s team at the Caribbean Motor racing Championships did not disappoint as they swept to victory in the final leg of the Championships for overall honours. Kevin Jeffrey and Mark Vieira led the way with victories in the Group 4 catergory and Kevin Jeffrey said all the hard work from the mechanics and the team paid off.