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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Minister of Sports Hon. Silveria Jacobs last Friday officially opened the 2012 Public Education Interscholastic Cycle 2 Sports Day held at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex.

PHILIPSBURG - This weekend saw games continuing in the Prime Pepsi Cup Cricket Tournament at the Charles Vlaun Cricket Field.

ENGLAND - Ian Bell won the battle of the replacement openers in the first one-day international as he marked his return to England's 50-over side with his second ODI hundred - nearly five years after his previous one - to earn the home side an early series advantage with a 114-run victory.

Initially West Indies threatened in the chase with Dwayne Smith filling the void left by Chris Gayle's late injury but England's quicks burst through either side of a rain delay.

ENGLAND - Tino Best, whose career as a Test batsman was previously encapsulated by Andrew Flintoff's "mind the windows" jibe at Lord's eight years ago, struck back with a world record innings by a Test No. 11 on his return to the West Indies Test side, a fantastical affair that shattered England's faint chances of winning the Edgbaston Test in the process.

PHILIPSBURG - The little league organization will be celebration its 35th year this year and in order to raise funds to assist the Little league teams to travel to participate in the Caribbean Latin-American little league tournament that will be held on Puerto Rico a fundraising dance will be held.

PHILIPSBURG - The Softball League recently hosted the top 6 home run leaders. the last two (2) tied for 5th place.

ENGLAND - Darren Sammy did his best to conceal a big and wide smile but was not shy to admit how happy he would be to see Chris Gayle re-enter the West Indies dressing room soon.

Gayle was part of the 15-man squad announced on Sunday by the Caribbean selectors for the three-match ODI series and the solitary Twenty20 to be played in England from June 16.

PHILIPSBURG - Below are the latest results from the Weekend Soft Ball Games.

ENGLAND - Chris Gayle's 15-month international exile is over after he was formally recalled to the West Indies ODI squad for the forthcoming series against England, starting in Southampton on June 16.

PHILIPSBURG - The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams attended the Little League Hometown Heroes event on Saturday.

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