Cricket

Champions UWI look to rebound versus St Thomas

After surrendering first innings points to St Ann CA in last week's drawn season opener, reigning champions University of the West Indies will look to rebound against early Zone A leaders St Thomas CA in the Jamaica Cricket Association two-day Senior Cup competition. Read More

'We'll need patience to beat Sri Lanka', says South Africa paceman
DURBAN, South Africa (AFP) — South Africa made three crucial breakthroughs before the close but will need patience to complete a victory in the first Test against Sri Lanka, fast bowler Duanne Olivier said yesterday.... Read More

Chase moves up batting charts, Roach on verge of top 10
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Roston Chase's fifth Test hundred has seen him make a significant rise in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings.... Read More

England, India tours set to boost CWI after financially 'horrible' 2018
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) is bracing for a huge financial windfall from the ongoing England tour and the upcoming home series against India, as the cash-strapped organisation hopes to make up for a disastrous 2018 when they lost an estimated US$20...... Read More

West Indies bowler Gabriel apologises for Root sledge

Friday, February, 15 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Shannon Gabriel has offered an “unreserved apology” over a comment he made to England Captain Joe Root during an incident that led to a ban for the West Indies fast bowler. Read More

JCA makes strides to improve online content through Chic Digital

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

After signalling an intent to increase their online presence last year, the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) has now commenced the innings to bowl over cricket enthusiasts with more exciting and engaging content, particularly on social media. Read More

Oh, no!

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — West Indies speedster Shannon Gabriel has been controversially slapped with a four-match One-Day International ban by cricket's world governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), after being found guilty of player abuse. Read More

Photo: OH, NO!

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Shannon Gabriel (right) of West Indies expresses disappointment that Joe Denly of England got runs during day three of the third and final Test at Darren SammyCricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, on Monday. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Windies aiming to become world's No 1 team, says Holder

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder said yesterday that his side's main goal is to become the world's number one team after their impressive series victory over England. Read More

It's back!

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (AFP) — England ended a disappointing Test series with the consolation of a comprehensive victory over the West Indies on the fourth day of the third and final Test in St Lucia yesterday. Read More

Photo: It's back!

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

West Indies players pose with the Wisden Trophy at the end of day four of the third and final Test against England at Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia,yesterday. England won the third Test yesterday but West Indies won the series 2-1. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Gabriel charged by ICC over alleged homophobic remark

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (AFP) — West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was charged with a breach of conduct by the ICC yesterday after allegedly making a homophobic remark in an exchange with England captain Joe Root during the third Test. Read More

Batting collapse sends Windies to series defeat

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Stafanie Taylor struck her 33rd one-day half-century but West Indies produced another dodgy batting effort to crash to a four-wicket defeat to Pakistan and concede the three-match ICC Championship series 2-1 here... Read More

Photo: ENGLAND TAKE ROOT!

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

Joe Root of England celebrates his century during day three of the third and final Test against West Indies at Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, yesterday. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Scorpions falter to Jaguars' defeat

Monday, February, 11 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Led by an unbeaten half century from captain Leon Johnson, top-of-the-table Guyana Jaguars recorded an easy seven-wicket victory over Jamaica Scorpions on the final day of their seventh round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship at Guyana National... Read More



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