Cricket

Scorpions on the backfoot as Pride pacers strike

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados Pride pace quartet of Chemar Holder, Keon Harding, Justin Greaves and Dominic Drakes brought to life a pedestrian day with hostile bowling in the final hour to put Jamaica Scorpions on the backfoot, in the Regional Four-Day championship... Read More

MCC backs Young Windies, Stewart in appeal controversy
LONDON, England (CMC) — Under-fire West Indies Under-19s and their embattled captain Emmanuel Stewart have found backing from the historic Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in the controversial 'obstructing the field' dismissal of South African opener...... Read More

Red Force feel full might of Jaguars batting
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Promising teenaged all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford narrowly missed out on a maiden first class century, while Test star Raymon Reifer was closing in on three figures as Trinidad and Tobago Red Force felt the full might of Guyana Jaguars' batting prowess...... Read More

Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka for biggest one day win
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Tamim Iqbal smashed 84 as Bangladesh hit 320 and then inflicted further misery on Sri Lanka to claim their biggest win in o ne- d ay cricket yesterday.... Read More

Brathwaite among wickets as Sixers win third-straight

Friday, January, 19 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (CMC) — Sydney Sixers were winless in six outings before the arrival of West Indies Twenty20 star, Carlos Brathwaite. Read More

Windies skipper Stewart regrets controversial

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies Under-19 Captain Emmanuel Stewart says he regrets the appeal which led to the controversial dismissal of South African opener Jiveshan Pillay during yesterday's ICC Youth World Cup fixture here. Read More

Gayle headlines Windies stars in auction

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

NEW DELHI, India (CMC) — Superstar Chris Gayle headlines several top-tier West Indies players who will join over 1,000 players in the highly anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) auction scheduled for month end. Read More

Stumped

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies Under-19s' title defence ended in shambles with a heavy 76-run defeat to South Africa Under-19, but controvery accompanied their disappointing exit from the ICC Youth World Cup here Wednesday. Read More

Photo: STUMPED!

Thursday, January, 18 2018    

Wicketkeeper Wandile Makwetu (left) of South Africa celebrates the wicket of Bhaskar Yadram of West Indies during the ICC Youth World Cup at Bay Oval in New Zealand yesterday. South Africa defeated the West Indies Under-19 by 76 runs. (Photo: ICC Media) Read More

Windies to tangle with dangerous Irish in World Cup qualifiers

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies will go head to head with nemeses Ireland in their quest to reach the ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup, after being installed in Group A of the World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe starting in March. Read More

Kohli stands firm for India against South Africa

Monday, January, 15 2018    

CENTURION, South Africa (AFP) — Indian Captain Virat Kohli stood firm against a relentless South African bowling attack on an attritional second day of the second Test at SuperSport Park yesterday. Read More

Scorpions strike

Monday, January, 15 2018    

HOSTS Jamaica Scorpions, led by another terrific display from leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, wrapped up a 57-run win over Leeward Islands Hurricanes inside an hour on yesterday's final morning of the ninth-round regional four-day match at Sabina Park. Read More

Photo: Scorpions strike

Monday, January, 15 2018    

Jamaica Scorpions bowler Damion Jacobs (on the ground) goes forward to hold a return catch from Leeward Islands Hurricanes batsman Sheeno Berridge (out of picture) as Hurricanes nonstriker Jeremiah Louis (right) looks on during play yesterday in the regional four-day match at Sabina... Read More

PHOTO: On the drive!

Monday, January, 15 2018    

After a lean spell with the West Indies team in recent months, former Holmwood Technical High School cricket captain and batting star Jermaine Blackwood returned to form with a bang late last week. Blackwood, a 26-year-old native of eastern Westmoreland, had polished, attacking knocks of 81 and... Read More

Homing in

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

JAMAICA Scorpions will be looking to complete victory on today's final day of their ninth-round regional four-day game against Leeward Islands Hurricanes, after rain interrupted their progress on yesterday's penultimate day at Sabina Park. Read More



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