Cricket

Skerritt promises Guyana stake in Indian tour

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) p resident Ricky Skerritt has given his assurance that Guyana will host matches when India tours the Caribbean in August. Read More

Jeers and cheers as Smith ton sets up Australia warm-up win
SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Steve Smith ignored the jeers of the crowd to mark his first match against England since a ball-tampering ban with a century that set up Australia's 12-run win in a World Cup warm-up clash at Southampton yesterday.... Read More

JCA T20 tourney enters Round Two today
The Jamaica Cricket Association Jam T20 Bashment continues today with Round Two action at several venues across the country.... Read More

Ambitious Hetmyer eyeing World Cup as breakout moment
SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC) — Big-hitting left-hander Shimron Hetmyer hopes to use the World Cup to make an indelible mark on the international stage, but says his main priority will be helping West Indies win the ICC showpiece.... Read More

Pooran excited about WC debut, eyeing title

Friday, May, 24 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC) — Rookie Nicholas Pooran hopes fulfilling his dream of playing in a World Cup coincides with a successful campaign for West Indies. Read More

Rampaul all-round efforts in vain as Derbyshire lose

Friday, May, 24 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Former West Indies fast bowler, Ravi Rampaul, crafted a solid all-round performance but it was not enough to prevent Derbyshire from crashing to a two-wicket defeat to Glamorgan here Wednesday. Read More

Tridents sign controversial Hales, Bravo remains at TKR

Friday, May, 24 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Barbados Tridents signed troubled England batsman Alex Hales as their first- round pick, while two-time reigning champions, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR), put to rest rampant speculation over Dwayne Bravo's departure by retaining the veteran all-rounder in... Read More

Home is where the heart is

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 23 2019    

Top-order batsman Chadwick Walton says he is happy to return “home” after he was yesterday drafted in the third round by Jamaica Tallawahs for the 2019 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament. Read More

Brathwaite, Lewis find form as Windies go down to Aussies

Thursday, May, 23 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, England (CMC) — All-rounder Carlos Brathwaite and opener Evin Lewis tuned up for the imminent World Cup with uptempo half-centuries but Australia overpowered West Indies to win by seven wickets, in a practice match at the Rose Bowl here yesterday. Read More

Bangladesh aim to break new ground at World Cup

Thursday, May, 23 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Bangladesh have set their sights on capping a remarkable rise by reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the first time. Read More

Pressure of IPL adequate preparation for World Cup players — CWI

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) says it does not anticipate any disruption to the squad's preparation for the ICC World Cup due to the scheduled late arrival of key players from the Indian Premier League (IPL). Read More

Unruffled Archer up for World Cup challenge

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) — Newly minted England fast bowler Jofra Archer believes he is well prepared for the challenges of the ICC World Cup, despite his lack of experience in One-Day Internationals. Read More

I'm ready for the challenge!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

TOWERING West Indies fast bowler Oshane Thomas is hoping he can use pace and sideways movement to his advantage at the upcoming 50-over Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Read More

Chris Jordan's career-best ton lifts Sussex out of trouble

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) —Barbadian all-rounder Chris Jordan hammered an exhilarating career-best third first-class hundred to rescue Sussex on the opening day of their County Championship Division Two match against Northamptonshire. Read More

Photo: PACE HIS ACE

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

THOMAS... I want to use my pace and get the ball to move around (Photo: Observer file) Read More



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