The recent Cricket Administration Bill passed recently in Guyana’s National assembly could have a lesson for other cricket playing territories. That is the view of one of the persons instrumental in getting support for the bill APNU Executive Dr Rupert Roopnarine.
Dr Roopnarine believes the WICB may have been too hasty in its decision to pull the 3rd test against New Zealand from Guyana
The WI said the reason that match was pulled was because the cricket administration bill had the ability to tamper with the independence of the sport and lead to government influence.
The Media XI outplayed Enmore Over-40 by 27 runs to win their much anticipated 20/20 clash at the Enmore Community Centre ground on Sunday afternoon.
In a match reduced to 16 overs a side due to the late start the Media XI sored an imposing 120-8 before dismissing the home team for 93 through mainly tight bowling. Captain Calvin Roberts and Ken Blades were the standouts for the media team Enmore skipper Anil Persaud said being on the losing side is a rarity for his team, but he congratulated the Media for a good display and threw out an invitation for a rematch, which the media readily accepted.
Rugby returns to the National Park this weekend when Guyana hosts Trinidad and Tobago in the 2nd qualifying match for the International Rugby Board fifteens tournament later this year.
Col John Lewis said the field at the National park is in good shape and extra measures have been taken in case of rain
The Rugby Board hope to attract significant sponsorship for the event from some major companies here
Guyana beat Barbados 49-19 in their first game in Barbados recently and will be looking to keep that form. Trinidad are expected in Guyana tomorrow