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PHILIPSBURG - The Nagico United Cricket Club was victorious in their RBTT/RBC 50 over final on Sunday against the BXC Spartans Beverage Cricket Club.

PHILIPSBURG - On March 8th 2012, the coach of the The Dynamics Sporting Club Foundation received 11 certificates for its members who have joined the Speedy Plus Club.

WESTINDIES - Denesh Ramdin has fractured his right thumb while batting in a warm-up match and will be replaced in the West Indies squad by Carlton Baugh for the first three matches of the ODI series against Australia.

WESTINDIES - Tino Best, the West Indies fast bowler, has said he has "better control and understanding" of his bowling after more than two years on the sidelines and is eager to make an impact for the national side against Australia in the ODI series at home, for which he's earned a recall.

ANTIGUA and BARBUDA - THE FARCE WE CALL WEST INDIES CRICKET; If there was any doubt about the incompetence of the West Indies cricket administration or hope of a resurrected West Indies the scheduling of the forthcoming Australian Tour provides ample evidence of an organization that suffers from both incompetence and insensitivity.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – The final day of the 32nd annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta closed in outstanding fashion last evening at the traditional Prize-Giving ceremony—followed by an evening of world-class musical entertainment, headlined by Jamaican reggae legend Beres Hammond—on Kim Sha Beach.

WEST INDIES - Runako Morton, the West Indies batsman, has died in a road accident on Sunday, police have confirmed. Morton, 33, crashed into a utility pole on the Solomon Hochoy Highway in Chase Village in central Trinidad.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – On the first day of the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, the breeze was sharp and steady. On the second day of the annual Caribbean sailing festival, it blew harder still. But today, on the third and final day of competition, the wind gods truly unleashed their power. And the result was one of the more stirring, sensational days of racing in the grand and storied legacy of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.

 PHILIPSBURG - The curtains came down on the B Division Finals in the RBTT/RBC  Tournament on Sunday at the Charles Vlaun Cricket Field in Cul-de-Sac.

Marigot, St. Maarten – With piping easterly tradewinds continuing to rake the waters off the island of St. Maarten, the big breeze and boisterous seas played the central role today during Day 2 action of the 32nd annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. But the solid winds, gusting to 25 knots or more over certain portions of the racecourse, proved to be both a blessing and a curse.

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