Cricket

Ruthless India force Australia follow-on in 30-year first

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Sydney , Australia (AFP) — A ruthless India took a stranglehold on the final Test in Sydney yesterday as they forced Australia to follow on at home for the first time in 30 years, leaving the hosts facing a full day's batting to cling on for a... Read More

After victory, Du Plessis says he's a fan of Tests and lively pitches

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Cape Town, South Africa (AFP) — Faf du Plessis said that Test matches were cricket's most exciting format after his side clinched their series against Pakistan with a nine-wicket win on the fourth day at Newlands yesterday. Read More

Scorpions' Fudadin focuses on task of scoring runs

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Guyanese-born batsman Assad Fudadin says while a Test recall is never far from his mind, his current priority is to score runs consistently and secure his place in the Jamaica Scorpions team. Read More

Bramble hundred, Rutherford cameo floor hapless Pride

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Anthony Bramble's second, first class hundred underlined Guyana Jaguars' dominance, and a late strike by seamer Raymon Reifer left Barbados Pride with a mountain to climb in their third-round match of the Regional Four-Day Championship here... Read More

Hurricanes in control, but Red Force's Solozano leads resistance

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — Opener Montcin Hodge converted his overnight hundred into a career-best but rookie Solozano was eyeing three figures of his own, leading a Trinidad and Tobago Red Force fightback on day two of their third-round clash here... Read More

Pakistan avoid innings defeat, delay South Africa victory charge

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AFP) — Although Pakistan are facing a heavy defeat, their fightback on the third day of the second Test against South Africa was a good sign for the team, batsman Asad Shafiq said yesterday. Read More

Struggling Australia throw away wickets in big run chase

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Australia blew a strong start with yet another top-order batting collapse in Sydney yesterday, leaving themselves a mountain to climb to stay in the fourth and final Test against India. Read More

Rovman Powell grateful to have led WI in ODI series against Bangladesh

By Sanjay Myers Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 5 2019    

Jamaica cricketer Rovman Powell says he was pleased to lead the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) team during their tour of Bangladesh recently. Read More

Lewis slams Pybus appointment, says due process not followed

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Leeward Islan ds Cricket Board (LICB) p resident Enoch Lewis has called for Richard Pybus's appointment as interim West Indies men's coach to be rescinded, after accusing Cricket West Indies... Read More

Bangladesh Premier League spends big to bash rival T20s

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) starts this weekend with bad boy Australians Steve Smith and David Warner among foreign stars tempted by top-notch salaries that have made the BPL a leading Twenty20 tournament. Read More

Warriors retain St Mary Boscobel Premier League cricket title

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

Boscobel Warriors retained the Costly Construction-sponsored St Mary Boscobel Premier League T20 title when they defeated Mango Valley by four wickets in the grand final last Sunday at Boscobel Oval. Read More

Plessis, Bavuma stretch South African lead

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AFP) — Faf du Plessis ground out a century and put South Africa in a commanding position on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands on yesterday. Read More

PHOTO: Walton goes!

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

Jamaica Scorpions batsman Chadwick Walton (left) looks back after being bowled on yesterday's first day of the West Indies four-day match at Sabina Park. Looking on is Windward Islands Volcanoes wicketkeeper Sunil Ambris. Walton made 52 as the Scorpions reached 202-9 at supper last evening. Read More

Pujara, Pant centuries put India in command of Sydney Test

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — A marathon century by Cheteshwar Pujara and a swashbuckling ton from Rishabh Pant all but ended Australia's hopes of saving the series yesterday as India built a massive 622 for seven declared in the final Sydney Test. Read More

Hemraj maiden hundred silences Pride

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies one-day opener Chandrapaul Hemraj punished Barbados Pride with his maiden first class hundred and also passed 1,000 runs at this level, as Guyana Jaguars dominated the star-studded hosts on the opening day of their third round encounter here... Read More



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