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West Coast Warriors thump Vipers CC in first Commonwealth League clash

first_imgTHE West Coast Warriors, made up of local and US-based players defeated the Vipers Cricket Club by 10 wickets when action bowled off on Sunday in the Commonwealth 30-Overs League, at the Flushing Meadows in Queens.The side, which includes several Zeeburg Sports Club cricketers, were led by their coach/player Avi Dhanpaul. Dhanpaul spun his way to 3-21 to help bowl out the Vipers for 53 in 13.3 overs. Support came from medium pacer Rajin Rahaman. The skipper finished with 2-9. In reply, the West Coast Warriors raced to 54 without losing a wicket in 3.3 overs.Balbinder Shivpersaud exploded for 24, while Chandrapaul belted 20 runs.Twenty-four teams in the league will play round-robin games until August.This is the West Coast Warriors’ first season and they are currently sponsored by Bronx business Sanjays Plallet.last_img read more

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Lisa Booth Herring’s sports memorabilia auction on Wednesday

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Red Arrows in collision over Crete

first_imgTwo jets from the British Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows aerobatics team collided over the island of Crete in the southern Aegean during a training exercise last week, resulting in the injury of one of the pilots.It is believed the Hawk jets clipped their wings while attempting an aerial manoeuvre over Kastelli air force base, near the port of Hania. One pilot dislocated his shoulder after ejecting from his aircraft, which was seriously damaged when it crashed onto the runway, while the second pilot managed to land his plane safely, officials said.The remaining jets in the squadron landed safely at Iraklio Airport, some 35 kilometers from the Kastelli base.Speaking after the crash, Greek air force spokesman Dimitris Tsirogiannidis said, “The pilot parachuted under ideal conditions which is why he just dislocated a shoulder.“Our estimate is that the accident was caused by a mid-air collision and the pilot jumped from a height of 300 metres.“He has just been examined at a local hospital and we are on standby to transfer him to Athens if it is deemed necessary, but his condition is not serious.”A Greek police spokesman added the plane hit the ground inside the perimeter of the military airport and was “almost totally destroyed.”Different reasons were given for the collision: some suggested it was pilot error, others that it was mechanical.Dimitris Parasyris, the chief of police at Kastelli police station close to the airport, said he saw “black smoke billowing over the airport” after the crash.George Psyllakis, the chief of security police inside the airport, who was in charge of the crash site, said, “The British pilot reacted well and escaped unhurt, and nobody was hurt on the ground.” Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more