Cricket

Sri Lanka's Lakmal rattles India on rain-hit day

KOLKATA, India (AFP) – Sri Lanka paceman Suranga Lakmal jolted India with three wickets, including skipper Virat Kohli, to leave them reeling at 17-3 on a rain-hit opening day of the first Test yesterday. Read More

Palmer, Fudadin, Campbell give spark to Scorpions batting
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Half-centuries from Paul Palmer, Assad Fudadin and John Campbell highlighted consistent batting down the order from Jamaica Scorpions, giving them a strong start to their Regional Four-Day Championship match against Leeward Islands Hurricanes...... Read More

Alleyne leads strong Pride batting
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Anthony Alleyne led a strong batting parade from Barbados Pride in their Regional Four-Day Championship match against Windward Islands Volcanoes yesterday.... Read More

Pace trial expected for Windies in lone tour match
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies are expected to face a fiery test in their only tour game here later this month after selectors on Tuesday named the exciting pace trio of Lockie Ferguson, Adam Milne and Scott Kuggeleijn in a strong New Zealand A side for the three-day...... Read More

ICC investigating approach during Windies, Zimbabwe series

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

LONDON, England (CMC) – Cricket's world governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), is investigating an approach made to Zimbabwe Captain Graeme Cremer to fix parts of the recent two-Test series against West Indies. Read More

Palmer welcomes back regular Scorpions skipper Miller

Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

Jamaica Scorpions batsman Paul Palmer welcomes back regular Captain Nikita Miller for the clash away to Leeward Islands Volcanoes at Warner Park in the regional four-day championship. Read More

Sammy appointed to lead Zalmi title defence

Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC) — Darren Sammy will oversee Peshawar Zalmi's title defence after being appointed captain of the franchise for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), set to bowl off next February. Read More

Gayle snubbed

Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

LAHORE, Pakistan (CMC) — West Indies superstar Chris Gayle was stunningly overlooked... Read More

ICC awaits CWI recommendations after inspection tour

Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Cricket's world governing body will now await recommendations from Cricket West Indies (CWI) after an inspection team wrapped up their tour of venues across the region in preparation for next year's Women's Twenty20 World Cup. Read More

Red Force on Jaguars heels after massive win

Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago Red Force are now nipping at the heels of leaders Guyana Jaguars after their big win in the third round of the Regional Four-Day Championship last weekend. Read More

Palmer blasts batsmen after narrowly avoiding defeat against Pride

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, November, 14 2017    

Paul Palmer, captain for the Jamaica Scorpions for the first three rounds of the regional four-day championship, says the batting was a disappointment during the drawn clash at Sabina Park against Barbados Pride over the weekend. Read More

Batting frailties hamper Scorpions in rain-affected contest

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 13 2017    

Frailties in the Jamaica Scorpions batting line-up were exposed on Saturday's third and penultimate day as visitors Barbados Pride wrested the upper hand in the severely rain-affected regional four-day contest at Sabina Park. Read More

Shiv ton frustrates Hurricanes as Jaguars draw

Monday, November, 13 2017    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Veteran former West Indies left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul carved out a phenomenal 77th first class hundred and passed 27,000 career runs, as he rescued Guyana Jaguars and forced a draw on the final day of their Regional f... Read More

Brathwaite cameo puts Titans on top in BCL

Monday, November, 13 2017    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — West Indies Twenty20 c aptain Carlos Brathwaite played a key role to help lift Khulna Titans to an 18-run win over Chittagong Vikings in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium... Read More

CWI strikes five-year tour agreement with Pakistan

Sunday, November, 12 2017    

KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC) — West Indies' three-match Twenty20 (T20) series against Pakistan has been rescheduled for next March, and will form part of a bilateral agreement which will see the two sides face each other annually for the next five years, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)... Read More



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