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MERRYBOYS FEATURE IN STANDOUT WEEKEND SPORT

merryboysThe weekend January 24th to Sunday 27th produced some stella performances in sport at home and abroad.

 

In CRICKET, Merry Boys of Diego Martin hit hard and true to reach 135 for 4 in 18 overs and surpass Munroe Road’s 134 for 7 in 20 at floodlit UWI Spec Saturday night in the UWI Spec 20-20 Cricket final.

IN AUSTRALIA, Australia pulled off a stunning five-run final-over victory over a nervy England in the fifth one-day international to sweep the series 4-1.

England were bowled out on the fourth ball of the last over for 212 chasing Australia’s 217 for nine.

And in NEW ZEALAND India needed 18 runs from the last over to win and they got 16 from the first five balls, one only from the last ball and their third one-dayer against home team New Zealand ended in a tie – New Zealand scoring 314 India 314 for 9.

In FOOTBALL there was this stunning free-kick by 22-year-old Brazilian Oscar, curling the ball over the wall and into the far corner from 25 yards out, landing Chelsea a 1-nil win over former Kenwyn Jones team Stoke City in FA Cup action in England yesterday.

Carmelo-Anthony In the NBA – Carmelo Anthony obliterated three scoring records Friday night at Madison Square Garden when his New York Knicks beat Charlotte Bobcats 125 -96.

He scored a little matter of his career-high 62 points bettering Kevin Durant’s previous current season high of 54, breaking Bernard King’s Knicks record of 60 set in 1984 and finally Kobe Bryant’s arena record of 61 set five years ago.

 

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