Cricket

Cameron not the man for the job, says Mitchell

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The former chairman of Caricom's sub-committee on cricket Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has given a vote of no-confidence in the leadership of Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron. Read More

Neita knocks on Heaven's door in JCA race
Mark Neita, who recently announced his candidacy for the Jamaica Cricket Association's (JCA) top job, says “fundamental” differences with incumbent President Wilford “Billy” Heaven forced his hand.... Read More

CPL economic impact surpasses US$100-million mark
GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — For the first time in its six-year history, the total economic impact of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has exceeded US$100 million, a 34 per cent increase over the previous 2017 season.... Read More

Smith hundred takes sting out of Scorpions
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Veteran opener Devon Smith continued his domination at first class level, stroking his 36th hundred as Windward Islands Volcanoes kept under-pressure Jamaica Scorpions in the field all day on the opening day of their fifth-round match here...... Read More

Bairstow, Burns warm up for opening Test with fifties

Friday, January, 18 2019    

CAVE HILL, Barbados (CMC) — Jonny Bairstow and Rory Burns found form ahead of next week's first Test, hitting half-centuries on the opening day of the second two-day match against CWI President's XI here yesterday. Read More

Campbell hails grandfather in rise to highest level

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — New West Indies recruit John Campbell has credited the dedication of his grandfather, Clive Campbell, for paving the way for him to become a cricketer and reach as far as the international stage. Read More

Law warns England not to take West Indies lightly

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Former West Indies coach Stuart Law believes England could come unstuck during their upcoming Test series in the Caribbean if they “underestimate” their hosts. Read More

Desperate Scorpions go in search of first win

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

JAMAICA Scorpions will be desperate to get a win under their belts when they oppose Windward Islands Volcanoes in the West Indies four-day cricket match at National Cricket Stadium in St George's, Grenada. Read More

Campbell's in!

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Darren Bravo's 27-month exile from Test cricket finally ended yesterday, when he was named in a 13-man squad to face England in the opening Test of the three-Test series at Kensington Oval next week. Read More

Photo: CAMPBELL'S IN!

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

Jamaican opener John Campbell has been selected by the West Indies to make his Test debut against England in the opening match of the three-Test series at Kensington Oval next week. (Photo: Observer file) Read More

Dhoni, Kohli steer India to second ODI win over Australia

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

ADELAIDE Australia (AFP) — Veteran wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni steered India to a six-wicket victory over Australia in the second o ne- d ay i nternational to level the... Read More

It was disappointing!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

IN his first game after being appointed interim head coach two weeks ago, Robert Haynes placed focus on the positives despite Jamaica Scorpions crumbling to a five-wicket loss to visitors Windward Islands Volcanoes. Read More

Grace Headley Cup bowls off today

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

FORTY-TWO schools will participate in the 2019 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Grace Headley Cup Rural Area cricket competition which begins today at 10:00 am. Read More

England cricket chief backs 'Hundred' despite Kohli concerns

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – English cricket's top administrator believes the world game's best players will be involved when the controversial new Hundred tournament is launched next year, despite the scepticism of India captain Virat Kohli. Read More

Lewis struck down by injury as Victorians lose

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Evin Lewis's recent woes continued when he was forced to retire hurt as his Comilla Victorians suffered a four-wicket defeat to Chittagong Vikings in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday. Read More



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