Cricket

Windies wait on injured birthday boy Gayle

NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies were left waiting to discover the full extent of Chris Gayle's hamstring injury after the star batsman spent part of his 38th birthday having scans in a Nottingham hospital yesterday. Read More

Yadav hat-trick gives India big win in 2nd ODI
KOLKATA, India (AFP) — Kuldeep Yadav's maiden hat-trick and a fluent 92 by Virat Kohli helped India cruise to a 50-run win over Australia in the second One-Day International in Kolkata yesterday.... Read More

Rain wrecks Trent Bridge ODI
NOTTINGHAM, England (CMC) — Persistent rain allowed just 14 deliveries before forcing the abandonment of the second One-Day International between England and West Indies at Trent Bridge here yesterday.... Read More

Changing tack?
NOTTINGHAM, England (CMC) — Seamer Kesrick Williams has underscored the importance of taking England out of their natural game as West Indies look to square the five-match series in the second One-Day International at Trent Bridge here today.... Read More

Cariah eager to make big impact against Sri Lankans

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago left-hander Yannic Cariah says he is anxiously looking forward to next month's West Indies A series against the touring Sri Lankans, and is intent on making his mark. Read More

England's Root says ODI change is as good as a rest

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Joe Root says he will be refreshed rather than fatigued by playing a full part in England's One-Day International campaign against the West Indies — even with the Ashes tour looming. Read More

Brathwaite cleared to bowl again by ICC

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Part-time West Indies off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite has been cleared to bowl in international cricket after having his action approved by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Read More

Pakistan ban Latif for five years over spot-fixing

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Lahore, Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistan cricket's anti-corruption tribunal yesterday banned opener Khalid Latif for five years and fined him one million rupees (US$9,489) over a spot-fixing case, the second casualty after teammate Sharjeel Khan was banned late last... Read More

England cruise

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jonny Bairstow struck a maiden One-Day International hundred as England condemned West Indies to a seven-wicket defeat at Old Trafford yesterday, which means the twice former champions can no longer gain direct entry to the 2019... Read More

Tharanga relief as Windies loss sees Sri Lanka into World Cup

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Sri Lanka Captain Upul Tharanga backed his side to uphold the island's proud World Cup record after their automatic qualification for the 2019 edition in Britain was assured by West Indies' seven-wicket loss to England... Read More

Campbell, Cariah named in strong side to face Sri Lankans

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Selectors have named a strong 13-man West Indies A to face Sri Lanka A in the first two four-day “Tests” of the three-match series set to bowl off in Jamaica next month. Read More

Gayle's return 'huge boost' for West Indies — Holder

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies Captain Jason Holder has backed the returning Chris Gayle to make a big impact in the One-Day International (ODI) series against England starting today. Read More

Difficult task?

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

MANCHESTER, England (CMC) — Unpredictable West Indies face the improbable task of whitewashing favourites England in their five-match One-Day International (ODI) series starting here today, as they chase a quickly dissipating dream of direct qualification for the 2019 World... Read More

No holding back Samuels, says skipper Holder

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

MANCHESTER, England (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder has no plans on keeping combative Marlon Samuels on a leash during the five-match One-Day International series starting here today, but has urged the experienced stroke-maker not to get carried away in his rivalry with all-rounder... Read More

Seals take early lead in JCA Super League

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

It may not have been the desired result for Northern Panthers or Combined Universities and Colleges in their opening Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) Super League contest, but considering the circumstances, a point was good enough. Read More



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