WI selectors keep faith with Sabina 13

first_imgBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC :West Indies selectors have retained faith in the same 13-man squad for the second Test against Pakistan starting here tomorrow, despite their drubbing in the opening match in Kingston.The Caribbean side underperformed with the bat to plunge to a seven-wicket defeat, 20 minutes after lunch on last Monday’s final day at Sabina Park.West Indies entered the contest with a greenhorn batting line-up which included Vishal Singh and Shimron Hetmyer on debut but selectors have opted against changes and will enter the critical game at Kensington Oval with the same squad.Singh and Hetmyer failed in both innings along with Shai Hope and usually dependable opener Kraigg Brathwaite, but rookies Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich both managed half-centuries.Another defeat for West Indies in the upcoming match will hand Pakistan their first-ever Test series win in the Caribbean.West Indies arrived late Wednesday and trained on Thursday and yesterday, as head coach Stuart Law brushed up on final preparations for the game.The hosts won their last Test at the venue two years ago when they defeated England by five wickets inside three days.SQUAD: Jason Holder (captain), Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Vishal Singh, Shane Dowrich, Shai Hope, Jermaine Blackwood, Shannon Gabriel, Devendra Bishoo, Alzarri Joseph, Miguel Cummins.last_img read more


first_imgLetterkenny Ladies Lady Captain Margo and all the ladies of the Letterkenny G.C would like to express their deepest sympathy to our past President Barry Ramsay and his extended family for the loss of his mother Mrs.Eileen Ramsay.Mrs. Ramsay passed away in her 98th year on Sunday 10th of May in Dublin. Eileen was Lady Captain of Letterkenny Golf Club in 1954. Lady Captain Margo and ladies from the club represented the club at her funeral on Thursday.The qualifiers for the Club Classic was played on Thursday the 14th. Winners were Marian O’ Sullivan, Pauline Curley, Tracy Spence and Bridie Gildea. Well done ladies.Our Club Classic which was sponsored by Browns On The Green was played on Saturday 16th. Lady Captain Margo would like to thank everyone who played and supported the club as there were over 40 teams playing on the day. Congratulations to the all winning teams, amongst them were the winning ladies team comprising of Marian O’ Sullivan, Tracy Spence, Bridie Gildea and Pauline Curley with 78pts- great scoring ladies.Best mixed team went to Kate Gallagher, Eamon Mc Glinchey, Micheal O Malley and Greg Sullivan with a nice score of 85 points. The longest drive on the 18th hole was won by Celine Bradley and nearest to the pin on the 8th went to Kate Gallagher. Well done to everyone -it was a great day for the club. Ladies, there is a sheet on the notice board if you are interested in playing in the Mixed Foursomes which is always fun and a nice relaxing game of golf. We have 21 names on the sheet at the moment and we need 32 ladies.Lady Captain Margo and Lady Vice Captain Jackie attended the Golf Digest Volvo Open in Ballyliffen G.C last Friday. Congratulations to Lady Vice Captain Jackie who won the longest drive on the day. Well done Jackie.Hard luck to the Irish Mixed Foursomes team that played in Greencastle G.C. on Sunday the 17th but failed to qualify.GOLF NEWS: SADNESS AT PASSING OF FORMER LETTERKENNY LADIES CAPTAIN EILEEN RAMSAY was last modified: May 19th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:golfletterkennyNoticesSportlast_img read more