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Barbadian batsman Mayers grateful for chance to grow as member of Windies squad

KYLE Mayers might not get to make his West Indies senior debut in the Test series against England, with so many within the large contingent ahead of him in the pecking order. Read More

Super six
SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder returned Test-best figures of 6-42 as England slumped to 204 all out on the second day of the series opener at Southampton yesterday.... Read More

West Indies great Holding says education is key to stamping out racism
SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Fast bowling great Michael Holding said education was key to stamping out racism as England and the West Indies took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign before the first Test yesterday.... Read More

Gabriel, Estwick delighted with BLM gesture
SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC) — Both Shannon Gabriel and Roddy Estwick yesterday expressed delight with the show of support for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement by both teams prior to the start of the opening Test at the Ageas Bowl.... Read More


Thursday, July, 9 2020    

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — International cricket resumed after a four-month coronavirus shutdown yesterday as England and West Indies players took a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement under grey skies in Southampton. Read More

All-rounders Stokes and Holder to lead from the front

Wednesday, July, 8 2020    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Two of the world's best all-rounders in Ben Stokes and Jason Holder will be captaining their respective sides when England face the West Indies in the first Test at Southampton, starting today. Read More

Stokes to follow Root advice and captain England his way

Wednesday, July, 8 2020    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Ben Stokes says he will captain England his own way in the first Test against the West Indies following advice from regular skipper Joe Root. Read More

Belief, attitude ideal for series win, says Simmons

Wednesday, July, 8 2020    

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC) — Head Coach Phil Simmons has backed his energised West Indies to end their long drought in England but has stressed the importance of executing in all three areas of the game, if they were to pull off a victory in the three-Test series starting here... Read More

Lara warns West Indies 'won't last five days' in England Tests

Wednesday, July, 8 2020    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies great Brian Lara says the Caribbean side must try and beat “overwhelming favourites” England in four days because their batting is not strong enough to last five days. Read More

Let's play!

Wednesday, July, 8 2020    

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC) — A 32-year-old series drought on English soil and the first global pandemic in one hundred years will serve as the daunting backdrop when West Indies clash with the hosts in a much-anticipated opening Test of world cricket's first-ever biosecure series,... Read More

Opening Test presents selection headache — Holder

Wednesday, July, 8 2020    

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder has admitted to a selection headache for The Ageas Bowl opening Test but says it is a good problem to have. Read More

High expectation

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 7 2020    

PACER Kemar Roach says he has faith that the West Indies batting will come good in England, despite their recent challenges and the hosts' vaunted pace attack. Read More

Remembering Everton Weekes and a prayer for WI batsmen in England

with Garfield Myers | Tuesday, July, 7 2020    

JUST once, a long time ago, I met the legendary Everton Weekes, who died recently at age 95.What struck me at the time was how approachable he was and the easy way he laughed and engaged with those around him. Read More

India cricket Captain Kohli faces conflict of interest probe

Tuesday, July, 7 2020    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — India captain, Virat Kohli faces an inquiry into a potential conflict of interest over his positions in two business ventures. Read More

India's Tambe set to play Caribbean league at 48

Tuesday, July, 7 2020    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Indian leg-spinner Pravin Tambe is set to play in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) at 48 years of age as the six franchises announced their teams yesterday. Read More


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