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WEST INDIES - As it had threatened to do the weather had the final say in Port-of-Spain and end the prospect of a fascinating finish after both captains took up each other's challenge to force a positive result.

Michael Clarke declared to leave West Indies a target of 215 in 61 overs then Darren Sammy promoted himself to No. 3 as the hosts reached 53 for 2 when they were forced off which meant Australia retained the Frank Worrell Trophy.

PHILIPSBURG -The St. Maarten little league association 2012 baseball competition game results for Wednesday is listed below.

WEST INDIES - West Indies came close to having a very good day in Port-of-Spain but finished on the verge of conceding a significant first-innings lead to Australia.

WESTINDIES - Australia took a long time to manoeuvre their position with the bat in Port-of-Spain but far less with the ball.

WEST INDIES - Fluent strokeplay has not been top of the agenda in this series and the opening day in Port-of-Spain was another where the batsmen had to grind for their rewards. With that in mind, Australia were better placed than 208 for 5 might imply but West Indies ensured they stayed within range with Shane Shillingford, the tall offspinner, impressive on his return to Test cricket.

PHILIPSBURG - This Sunday is the annual Raid des Gendarmes which starts at Anse Marcel at 6am where 25 teams will get underway with a 400m swim in the bay, followed by a 26Km Mountain Bike Ride, Shooting, 19Km Run and 6Km Kayak.

PHILIPSBURG - The game results for Thursday April 12th in the St. Maarten little league association 2012 baseball competition are listed below.

PHILIPSBURG - The results for Wednesday's game in the St. Maarten Little League Association 2012 Baseball Competition have been tabulated.

Marigot/Great Bay – With several Olympic medalists coming to compete in a field of world-class athletes who have posted some of the fastest times in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 100m hurdles, the sixth edition of the St. Maarten/Saint-Martin International Athletics Meet scheduled for May 5 – 9, 2012, at the Alberic Richards Stadium in Marigot, promises to be a unique opportunity to preview the 2012 Summer Olympics as many of the participating athletes will also be in the London Games.

MULLET BAY -  The St Maarten Golf Association SMGA will host its 20th annual St. Maarten Open Golf Tournament on Saturday and Sunday April 14 and 15, 2012 at the Mullet Bay Golf Course.

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