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Fans can bid for World Cup items

Mumbai, India – The International Cricket Council is giving cricket fans across the world the opportunity to bid for an official piece of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 history in the form of one of the match day balls used in each of the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final of the ICC’s showpiece event currently being staged in the Asia sub-continent.

Specialist collectors and fans alike will have the chance to bid at www.iccauctions.comfor the following exclusive items:

Jamaica tail defies England Lions

Kingston, Jamaica – Defiant batting, led by Chadwick Walton and Brendan Nash, helped three-time defending champions Jamaica earn a draw with the England Lions in the WICB First-class championship on Sunday.

Williams cracks 114 as Leewards fight

Gros Islet, St Lucia – A maiden century from Gavin Williams led the Leeward Islands back from the doldrums against Windward Islands in the WICB First-class championship on Sunday.

Williams made a resolute 114 that anchored Leewards to 284-7 in their second innings – a lead of 38 – at the close on the third day of their seventh round match at the Beausejour Cricket Ground.

Cariah spins T&T to win in Guyana

Georgetown, Guyana – Yannic Cariah came of age, when he bowled Trinidad & Tobago to an innings and 45-run victory over Guyana in the WICB First-Class Championship match on Sunday.

The 18-year-old leg-spinner, playing in only his fourth match, snared 5-46 runs from 14 overs, as Guyana were dismissed for 173 in their second innings about 20 minutes past the scheduled close on the third day of their seventh round match at the Guyana National Stadium.

Phillips leads CC&C to massive win

Cave Hill, Barbados – Combined Campuses & Colleges recorded a superb victory against Barbados to go top of the league table in the WICB First-Class Championship, on Sunday.

A champion innings by captain Omar Phillips piloted the students to 178-5, after being set 173 for victory in a low-scoring match at the 3Ws Oval. The five-wicket victory took CC&C to 57 points. It was the first defeat for Barbados, but they ended near the bottom of the table on 27 points.

CC&C have advanced to the semi-finals next weekend.

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