Cricket

Coach Samuels takes comfort in progression of players

Jamaica Scorpions Head Coach Robert Samuels says while he is aware his tenure will ultimately be judged by cricket titles won, he is encouraged that a number of the players have matriculated into the West Indies A and senior team set-ups. Read More

Scorpions veterans hope for positive start to four-day tourney
CHADWICK Walton and Nikita Miller, two of the more senior members of the Jamaica Scorpions squad, say the team is well equipped to get off to a positive start to the regional four-day tournament against hosts Barbados Pride.... Read More

Man of ‘Hope’
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Shai Hope smashed a brilliant century as West Indies edged Bangladesh by four wickets in the second One-Day International to level the three-match series 1-1 in Dhaka yesterday.... Read More

Photo: Man of 'Hope'
Report on Pages 52 & 53... Read More

Paul Palmer relishing role as Jamaica Scorpions skipper

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, December, 11 2018    

PAUL Palmer, about to embark on another stint as Jamaica Scorpions cricket captain, is confident that experience has brought him up to speed on how to lead the team, as well as manage his role as a batsman. Read More

Hetmyer should remain true to himself

with Garfield Myers | Tuesday, December, 11 2018    

I found England's recent three-Test tour of Sri Lanka fascinating. Read More

Hurricanes beat Pride, Permaul spurs Jaguars over Volcanoes

Tuesday, December, 11 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Off-spinner Terrance Warde snatched two wickets to spark a dramatic slide as Leeward Islands Hurricanes stunned Barbados Pride by 34 runs in their day/night opener of the Regional Four-Day... Read More

England keep faith with Test squad for West Indies tour

Tuesday, December, 11 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England kept faith yesterday with the squad that delivered a Test whitewash in Sri Lanka, naming the same 16 players who finished that tour for the series against the West Indies. Read More

Blackwood's ton 'Seals' draw against Titans

Monday, December, 10 2018    

Sidelined West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood warmed up for the regional four-day tournament by spanking a century in the sixth-round, two-day Super League cricket match between Central Titans and Southern Seals at Chedwin Park in St Catherine. Read More

Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

Monday, December, 10 2018    

Dhaka , Bangladesh (AFP) — Mushfiqur Rahim top- scored with an unbeaten 55 as Bangladesh defeated West Indies by five wickets in the first o ne- d ay international (ODI) in Dhaka... Read More

Jaguars in commanding position, Pride set modest target

Monday, December, 10 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Guyana Jaguars were poised to open their Regional first-class campaign with a win after a strong batting performance gave them the upper hand against Windward Islands Volcanoes on the penultimate day of their first-round match here... Read More

West Indies seek to end ODI series drought in Bangladesh

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

Dhaka , Bangladesh (AFP) — The West Indies are looking to end their four-year wait for a One-Day International (ODI) series win when they take on hosts Bangladesh starting today. Read More

Titans motor to first-innings honours against Seals

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

Central Titans motored to first-innings honours against Southern Seals on yesterday's opening day of the sixth-round Jamaica Cricket Association Super League match at Chedwin Park in St Catherine. Read More

India take stranglehold on first Australia Test

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

ADELAIDE, Australia (AFP) — India built a 166-run lead over Australia on the third day of an absorbing opening Test in Adelaide yesterday with dangerman Cheteshwar Pujara not out 40, although the late wicket of master batsman Virat Kohli gave the home team a glimmer of... Read More

High hopes

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, December, 8 2018    

Robert Samuels, the head coach of Jamaica Scorpions, says he has “great hopes” for the fast bowling unit entering their opening game of the West Indies four-day cricket tournament away to Barbados Pride, starting next Thursday. Read More



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