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'This has been one of the better seasons for me'

JAMAICA Scorpions player Derval Green says he is pleased with his performances during the abbreviated regional four-day cricket tournament, even though a side strain forced him to miss two matches. Read More

SIMPLY THE BEST!
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Former West Indies Captain Dwayne Bravo has likened all-rounder Andre Russell to Brian Lara and Chris Gayle, and described him as the best player in T20 cricket.... Read More

Dillon to push Red Force despite satisfaction with second-place finish
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Despite Trinidad and Tobago Red Force not winning the four-day West Indies Championship, Coach Mervyn Dillon says he achieved what he set out to by finishing in the top-three of the six-franchise tournament.... Read More

CWI Vice-President Shallow gives administration passing grade
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) Vice-President Dr Kishore Shallow has given the organisation's administration a passing grade for its first year in office, pointing to improvements in just about all areas of the 10-point plan which the Ricky Skerritt-led team...... Read More

Scorpions batsman Palmer takes aim at consistency

Friday, March, 27 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions batsman Paul Palmer, coming off a productive run in the just-ended regional four-day tournament, says he is acutely aware that consistency remains the best avenue for climbing to the higher levels. Read More

Right on time

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, March, 27 2020    

FOR years, Jamaica Scorpions pace bowler Nicholson Gordon bided his time on the sidelines as others came and went.He got the odd chance here and there, but was never given a sustained run so he could settle into a groove. Read More

Pacers key to title triumph, says skipper Brathwaite

Friday, March, 27 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Captain Kraigg Brathwaite has pointed to Barbados Pride's battery of pace as the main reason for their success in the first-class championship this season. Read More

ICC shuts down World Cup cricket qualifiers till July

Friday, March, 27 2020    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Cricket's governing body postponed a swathe of qualifiers for next year's Twenty20 World Cup and the 2023 50-over World Cup yesterday as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on international sport. Read More

Don't stray out of your crease

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Ravichandran Ashwin lightheartedly invoked his 'mankad' controversy with England's Jos Buttler as India's superstar cricketers urged the nation of 1.3 billion to observe its strict lockdown to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus. Read More

Pride are regional champs, but still no decision on Windies tour of England

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

WHILE the four-day season has been cancelled and other regional cricket events have been suspended due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, there remains lingering hope for the imminent West Indies tour to England. Read More

Hoping COVID-19 relents

Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

Mandeville , Manchester — COVID-19 means completion of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Grace schoolboy cricket season seems unlikely. Read More

'I understand my game

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

JAMAICA Scorpions pace bowler Marquino Mindley is pleased with his wicket tally in the regional four-day campaign, even while lamenting the novel coronavirus disease pandemic that forced Cricket West Indies (CWI) to suspend the tournament. Read More

No immediate plans to shift CPL — organisers

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers said yesterday they had taken no decision to reschedule the upcoming tournament due to the coronavirus pandemic, but would continue to monitor the “evolving situation” in coming... Read More

Jaguars 'really poor' batting at fault, says Crandon

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Guyana Jaguars Head Coach Esuan Crandon has blasted his side's batting during the first-class championship as “really poor”, and said it was the reason behind their current third place in the standings. Read More

Pollard taking captaincy challenges 'in stride'

Monday, March, 23 2020    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — White-ball Captain Kieron Pollard says he is not feeling any pressure from West Indies' inconsistent form, and was focused on trying to develop the side into a world-class one. Read More



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