Cricket

Jamaica edge Barbados to lift CWI Regional Women's T20 crown

HOSTS Jamaica hoisted the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 crown after putting in a dogged team effort to defeat Barbados by four runs in yesterday's nail-biting fifth and final-round match at Sabina Park. Read More

Chandimal sweats as Sri Lanka and West Indies draw 2nd Test
Gros Islet, Saint Lucia (AFP) — Kraigg Brathwaite's defiance and more inclement weather ensured a draw on the final day of the second Test between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at the Daren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia yesterday.... Read More

Gabriel 10-wicket haul gives Windies hope as exciting final day beckons
GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Speedster Shannon Gabriel snatched a career-best six-wicket haul to take 10 wickets in a Test for the first time, but Sri Lanka resisted stubbornly to set up an intriguing final day of the second Test today.... Read More

Jamaica sweating on fitness of Taylor
JAMAICA will be sweating over the fitness of Captain Stafanie Taylor entering today's decisive fifth and final round of the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 (T20) championship against Barbados.... Read More

Chandimal pleads not guilty to ICC charge

Monday, June, 18 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Sri Lanka Captain Dinesh Chandimal will face charges of changing the condition of the ball at the end of the ongoing Test against West Indies, but he plans to contest the allegations after pleading not guilty. Read More

Barbados keep unbeaten streak going in women's T20 cricket

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

Barbados maintained their unbeaten streak in the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 championship, after beating Guyana by 27 runs in the second game of a triple-header at Sabina Park. Read More

Sri Lanka play on 'under protest' after 'ball tamper' row

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia (AFP) — Sri Lanka agreed to keep playing the second Test against West Indies yesterday “under protest”, after getting caught up in a potential ball-tampering controversy. Read More

Memories by the score — Simon Dickson

By Robbie Robinson | Sunday, June, 17 2018    

Simon Dickson was born in Kingston, Jamaica, the second child for Captain Bobby Dickson — a pilot in the Jamaica Air Wing, and accomplished schoolboy hockey and football player, and World War 2 veteran, and Barbara Dickson — a former Captain of the national... Read More

Sri Lanka Cricket backs players in ball-change controversy

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CMC) — Sri Lanka cricket authorities have thrown their support behind their team in the ball-change controversy that marred the third day of the second Test against West Indies, and have vowed to “take all necessary steps to defend any player”,... Read More

Wolmer's win national Under-16 cricket title

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

MANDEVILL:E, Manchester — Wolmer's Boys' are national Under-16 cricket champions after Daniel Beckford's run-a-ball 126 took them to first innings honours over Manchester High at Manchester High School grounds here on Wednesday. Read More

Unbeaten Jamaica face champs T&T in Women's T20 tournament

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Jamaica will put their unbeaten record on the line when they challenge title-holders Trinidad and Tobago in today's fourth-round Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 match at Sabina Park. Read More

Smith battles for Windies on soggy, slow-going day

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Gros-Islet , Saint Lucia (AFP) — Devon Smith battled disciplined bowling and frequent stoppages for rain to compile an unbeaten half-century as the West Indies reached 118 for two in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 253 on a truncated second day of the... Read More

Discipline on slow pitch was key, says Gabriel

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Shannon Gabriel said he managed to exploit what bounce there was in a slow pitch, en route to his third five-wicket haul in Tests on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka here on Thursday. Read More

South Florida Bangladesh community set to lend support during T20s against Windies

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Two leading figures in the South Florida Bangladesh community are confident that the country's cricket team will receive massive support when they play the West Indies in two T20 matches at Central Broward Regional Park and Stadium in August. Read More

Jamaica canter to seven-wicket win over Leewards in women's T20 tourney

Friday, June, 15 2018    

Hosts Jamaica remain perfect in the Cricket West Indies Regional Women's Twenty20 championship after cantering to a seven-wicket victory over Leeward Islands in the third-round game at Kensington Park yesterday. Read More



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