Cricket

Wheels and Wheels Manchester cricket competition bowls off May 3

 WHEELS and Wheels Auto Imports Limited will sponsor the 2019 Manchester Primary and Prep Schools cricket competition to a tune of $2.5 million.This year's competition has attracted 34 schools and is scheduled to begin on Friday, May 3. Read More

Key players find golden touch ahead of Tri-Nation T&T Series
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Stroke-maker Darren Bravo and all-rounder Raymon Reifer both gathered half-centuries while speedsters Shannon Gabriel and Sheldon Cottrell snatched three-wicket hauls, as they all warmed up for the Tri-Nation Series starting in Ireland next week with...... Read More

Skerritt hails Sir Alister's contribution to WI cricket
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt has lauded the contribution of the late Sir Alister McIntyre to the development of the game in the region, especially in the area of governance reform.... Read More

Watson 96 fires Chennai top of IPL
Chennai, India (AFP) — Australia's Shane Watson smashed 96 off 53 balls to help Chennai Super Kings reclaim their top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad yesterday.... Read More

Work ethic 'tremendous', says coach Estwick

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Assistant Coach Roddy Estwick has hailed the work ethic of the West Indies squad during the ongoing training camp. Read More

Bravo and Super Kings go down in thriller

Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

BENGALURU, India (CMC) — There were no late-game heroics from Dwayne Bravo this time around, as the Chennai Super Kings lost a heartbreaking thriller to Royal Challengers Bangalore by one run in the Indian Premier League here on Sunday. Read More

Rutherford plays minor role as Pant fires Delhi top of standings

Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

JAIPUR, India (CMC) — Twenty-year-old West Indies all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford played only a small role with the bat, but it was enough to help fire his Delhi Capitals to a six-wicket win over Jofra Archer's Rajasthan Royals, and to the top of the Indian Premier League standings... Read More

CWI to explore ways to improve regional professional cricket set-up — Skerritt

Monday, April, 22 2019    

Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt, in Jamaica to hold a series of meetings with stakeholders last week, says his administration will explore ways to improve the regional professional cricket set-up. Read More

India fines cricketers for 'sexist' chat show remarks

Sunday, April, 21 2019    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — India's cricket board on Saturday fined players Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul US$29,000 each for making sexist remarks on a TV chat show, which saw them ordered home from a tour of Australia. Read More

New captain Smith powers Rajasthan to IPL win

Sunday, April, 21 2019    

JAIPUR, India (AFP) - Australia's Steve Smith hit an unbeaten half-century to lead his Indian Premier League (IPL) side, Rajasthan Royals, to a comfortable win after being appointed captain yesterday. Read More

Skerritt insists on selection policy to bring out best cricketers

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 20 2019    

New Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt insists that he will introduce a selection policy that brings out the finest “warriors” to represent the regional team. Read More

Bona fide business, management practices will help to improve team performances — Wehby

Saturday, April, 20 2019    

Jamaican Don Wehby, newly appointed to head the Cricket West Indies (CWI) corporate governance committee, says the implementation of bona fide business and management practices will contribute to improved team performances. Read More

Well played!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 18 2019    

Contemporaries of the late Patrick “Pat” Rousseau have described him as a passionate cricket lover with an astute legal and business mind. Read More

Sarwan lends experience at Windies camp

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Former Test batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan says he is thrilled at the opportunity to work with the West Indies one-day squad in the lead-up to the Tri-Nations Series in Ireland and the ICC World Cup. Read More

Archer snubbed for World Cup

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) – Highly regarded Barbadian fast bowler Jofra Archer was yesterday ignored for England's preliminary 15-man World Cup squad, but has been named to face Ireland and Pakistan, leaving the 24-year-old still without an outside chance of turning out at the ICC... Read More



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