Daily Archives: 09/27/2012

Cricket: England v WI, World T20 2012, Super Eights

England v WI, World T20 2012, Super Eights, Pallekele

West Indies survive Morgan blast

The Report by George Dobell-  September 27, 2012

West Indies 179 for 5 (Charles 84, Gayle 58) beat England 162 for 4 (Morgan 71*, Hales 68) by 15 runs
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

A century opening stand between Chris Gayle and Johnson Charles powered West Indies to their first win of the 2012 World Twenty20 with a 16-run victory against England in their opening Super Eights match. Their top-order batsmen setting a daunting total of 179 for 5 and their quartet of slow bowlers suffocated the England batsmen as they started their reply.

A remarkable fourth-wicket stand of 107 in 58 balls between Alex Hales, who scored 68 from 51 balls, and Eoin Morgan, who made a brilliant, unbeaten 71 from 36 balls, gave England an outside chance of victory, but the pair were left too much to do by another lacklustre performance from their top-order colleagues.  [more]

Pres. Donald Ramotar and wife meet the Obamas at the U.N.

Note: This picture was originally posted as President and Mrs Ramotar meeting President Obama and Mrs Obama at the White House.  The caption has now been corrected.  It now reads:

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, greet Guyanese President H.E. Donald Ramotar and First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar during the UN General Assembly reception at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York September 24.

Here is the official picture from NCN Guyana. From Left to right: First Lady Deolatchmie Ramotar, Michelle Obama, President Donald Ramotar, and President Obama.

Earlier, this Blog carried a video interview with First Lady Deolatchmie Ramotar.  Here it is: First Lady of Guyana – Deolatchmie Ramotar – Interview

— Guyanese Online Post #1900

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