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Lara dispels coronavirus rumours

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Batting icon Brian Lara on Wednesday shot down rumours he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

The 'Ball' gets 'Loose' again down the five straight
Three-year-old dark bay gelding Loose Ball showed his extreme likeness for the five-furlong straight course with another upset win.... Read More

Organisers boosted by negative test results
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers yesterday confirmed that the entire contingent arriving here this week had all tested negative for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).... Read More

Masood 'has proved himself in England' as marathon century puts Pakistan on top
Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pakistan Coach Misbah-ul-Haq said Shan Masood had “proved himself in England” after the opener's superb hundred helped leave the tourists well placed in the first Test at Old Trafford...... Read More

England collapse after Masood century puts Pakistan on top

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Manchester, United Kingdom (AFP) — England suffered a dramatic top-order collapse that saw Ben Stokes out for a duck after Shan Masood's brilliant century established a strong position for Pakistan in the first Test at Old Trafford yesterday. Read More

Miller takes aim at another CPL title with Trinbago Knight Riders

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 6 2020    

Jamaican Nikita Miller, appointed assistant coach for Trinbago Knight Riders, says he expects a highly competitive 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL), with his team among those well-placed to dethrone Barbados Tridents. Read More

Poor planning

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Pace bowling legend Sir Andy Roberts believes a lack of proper planning by West Indies following their win in the opening Test at Southampton, led to their poor form in the remaining matches and their eventual series defeat to... Read More

Babar Azam stars as Pakistan make solid start in England opener

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pakistan's Babar Azam underlined his status as one of the world's leading batsmen with a fine unbeaten fifty against England on an interrupted opening day of the first Test at Old Trafford yesterday. Read More

Chinese sponsor to withdraw from India's IPL after protests — reports

Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

New Delhi, India (AFP) — The Chinese headline sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the world's richest cricket tournament, is set to withdraw amid mounting hostility after a border clash between the Indian and Chinese armies, reports... Read More

West Indies T20 series in Australia called off

Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

Sydney, Australia (AFP) — Australia's October Twenty20 (T20) series against the West Indies was called off yesterday as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the international sporting calendar. Read More

England delay Stokes decision ahead of Pakistan opening Test

Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — England are set to delay a decision on the bowling fitness of star all-rounder Ben Stokes before naming their final XI to play Pakistan in the first Test at Old Trafford. Read More

Pakistan Captain Azhar backs Babar Azam to shine in England Tests

Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

Manchester , United Kingdom (AFP) — Pakistan Captain Azhar Ali is confident Babar Azam will show he is one of the world's leading batsmen in the Test series against England. Read More

Even the PM's a fast bowler: Pakistan cricket's need for speed

Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

Karachi , Pakistan (AFP) — To understand the culture of fast bowling in Pakistan look no further than Imran Khan — once a feared quick now the country's prime minister. Read More

Wary of slow start again

Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

Manchester , United Kingdom (AFP) — England know another sluggish start to a Test campaign could prove costly as they go in search of a first series win over Pakistan in a decade. Read More

Walsh in at Patriots after Helmot tests positive

Tuesday, August, 4 2020    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh has joined the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots coaching staff ahead of this month's start of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), after Head Coach Simon Helmot tested positive for COVID-19. Read More



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