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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - A Public Panel Speaker Meeting has been scheduled for Nov 19th at John Larmonie Hall at 7:50 PM.

At one end was Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who took seven-and-a-half hours to make his second Test double hundred. At the other end was Tamim Iqbal, who hit so many boundaries in his 72 that he turned the single into an event. In the end, Bangladesh were halfway towards the follow-on mark, at the cost of their top order.

Two left-handers, the youngest and oldest members of their side, combined to put West Indies in a dominant position on the first day in Mirpur.

Chris Gayle's return to the West Indies ranks has been a happy one. He has tucked a Test century and a world title under his belt since June this year when the 15-month impasse with the WICB ended. He's also worldlier, not just from playing all the Twenty20 leagues, but for being equipped to deal with every aspect of cricket administration, an aspect he thinks is a "part of life" as an international cricketer.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot Williams hosted a successful early morning walk-a-thon commemorating St. Maarten's Day and the icons celebrated on the island's several roundabouts.

As far as progress is concerned in Test cricket, West Indies haven't taken many strides for much of the past decade, though there have been signs of a revival this year.

SIMPSON BAY, St.Maarten - Budget Marine has once again signed up as the title sponsor of the 5th Budget Marine Match Racing Cup, taking place on Tuesday February 26th 2013.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - During last weekend's Fifth annual Budget Marina Wahoo Tournament a fishing vessel named "Fast Forward" from Nevis had to be rescued after it began taking on water during its trip back from fishing tournament.

PHILIPSBURG, Simspon Bay – Prime Minister, Mrs. Sarah Wescot-Williams has thanked TelEm Group for making a generous donation towards an upcoming athletic event for physically challenged persons.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Ghetto Boyz squandered their chance to advance to the next round of the Division league by losing 3-7 against Emile photo whom had beat them in the first leg by 4-7.

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