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King, Powell named in Scorpions squad

West Indies players Brandon King and Rovman Powell have been included in the Jamaica Scorpions squad for the regional four-day match against Barbados Pride. Read More

Windies hand over autographed bat for charity fund-raiser
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — West Indies have made a special donation to the Paediatrics Assistance League of St Kitts & Nevis (PALS), a long-standing charity which oversees the well-being of children on the island here.... Read More

Windies set to tour Sri Lanka for white-ball series
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CMC) — West Indies will clash with Sri Lanka in a white-ball series for the first time in nearly 4 years when they arrive here next month for five limited overs matches.... Read More

Tendulkar, Walsh to coach Aussie bush fire relief match
Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Courtney Walsh will coach star-studded teams in a charity match to raise funds for victims of Australia's bush fires, organisers said yesterday.... Read More

Volcanoes Coach Richardson regrets enforcing follow-on in Scorpions draw

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

WHILE praising the standard of the pitch that facilitated a high-quality contest, Windward Islands Volcanoes Head Coach Andrew Richardson conceded that they might have erred in opting to enforce the follow-on against Jamaica Scorpions. Read More

Simmons fireworks earns Windies share of series

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Lendl Simmons flirted with a maiden Twenty20 International hundred as West Indies crushed Ireland by nine wickets, in the final match here Sunday night, to earn a share of the three-match series. Read More

Forever 'Young'

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — All-rounder Nyeem Young became the first West Indian and only the fourth player of all time to hit a half-century and take five wickets at an ICC Under-19 World Cup, as a clinical West Indies trounced England by 71 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern... Read More

Photo: FOREVER 'YOUNG'

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

West Indies all-rounder and Man of the Match Nyeem Young hits the ball towards the boundary as England wicketkeeper Jordan Cox reacts during the ICC Under-19 WorldCup match in Kimberley South Africa, yesterday. West Indies won by 71 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern. (Photo:... Read More

Green backs Scorpions to eradicate first-innings blues

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

PACE bowler Derval Green is convinced that Jamaica Scorpions will eradicate the first-innings woes which left them in desperate positions before recovering in the opening two rounds of the regional four-day cricket tournament. Read More

South Africa on brink of humiliating defeat after Root Test best

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Port Elizabeth, South Africa (AFP) — England Captain Joe Root produced a Test-best bowling performance to send South Africa hurtling towards a humiliating defeat on the fourth day of the third Test at St George's Park yesterday. Read More

Clinical India outplay Australia to clinch ODI series

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Bangalore , India (AFP) — A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third One-Day International yesterday. Read More

Campbell ton spearheads Scorpions fightback against Volcanoes

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

CAPTAIN John Campbell hit a level-headed century yesterday to spearhead a superlative fightback by Jamaica Scorpions in the Regional Four-Day cricket match versus Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park in Kingston. Read More

More money as Sandals St Mary 35 Overs cricket bowls off

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

The inaugural Sandals St Mary Jeff McKitty 35 Overs Super League Competition bowls off today with three big clashes across the parish. Read More

Master-stroke

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — All-rounder Nyeem Young struck a nerveless half-century to inspire a West Indies comeback as the Caribbean side overturned the odds to upset powerhouses Australia by three wickets, and register their first-ever win over the tournament favourites at... Read More

Simply the 'Bess''

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AFP) — Rookie off-spinner Dom Bess claimed his first Test five-wicket haul as England moved into a strong position on the third day of the third Test against South Africa at St George's Park yesterday. Read More



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