Cricket

New Zealand expect South Africa to go for broke in World Cup clash — Boult

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom (AFP) — New Zealand pace bowler Trent Boult has warned his side not to underestimate “hungry” South Africa, as their troubled opponents fight for World Cup survival today. Read More

West Indies must find solutions, not excuses, says coach

Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

TAUNTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies Assistant Coach Roddy Estwick has warned his side the time for excuses is over, after defeat to Bangladesh left their World Cup hopes hanging by a thread. Read More

Shakib stars as Bangladesh stun West Indies with second highest World Cup chase

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

TAUNTON, United Kingdom (AFP) – Bangladesh powered to the second highest run chase in World Cup history as Shakib Al Hasan's brilliant century clinched a remarkable seven-wicket win over the West Indies yesterday. Read More

Small defends minimum academic requirement for students wishing to participate in sports

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Outgoing president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Dr Walton has defended the controversial minimum academic requirement for students to participate in sporting competitions run by the body made up of school... Read More

Windies skipper Holder tries to make sense of defeat to Bangladesh

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

TAUNTON, England — West Indies looked a spent force as they trudged off the field after a Shakib Al Hasan-inspired Bangladesh exposed their weaknesses at the County Ground yesterday. Read More

Shared desires

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Monday, June, 17 2019    

TAUNTON, England — The Bangladesh versus West Indies contest today at County Ground is a fascinating one, with both sides desperate for points and momentum.The first ball is scheduled to be bowled at 10:30 am (4:30 am Jamaica time). Read More

Ton-up Sharma stars as India beat rivals Pakistan in World Cup

Monday, June, 17 2019    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Rohit Sharma scored his second hundred in three innings as India maintained their unbeaten record against Pakistan at the World Cup, with an 89-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method yesterday. Read More

Windies batsmen hungry for runs, says skipper Holder

Monday, June, 17 2019    

TAUNTON, England — West Indies captain Jason Holder admitted that there are batting concerns heading into today's World Cup game against Bangladesh at the County Ground, home of Somerset Cricket Club. Read More

Windies young guns positive about semi-final chances

Monday, June, 17 2019    

TAUNTON, England — Despite meekly surrendering to an eight-wicket defeat to tournament favourites and hosts England, West Indies players remain positive they can reach the semi-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup. Read More

Hetmyer says Pooran a calming influence during promising partnership

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Sunday, June, 16 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, England — West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer says former youth cricket teammate Nicholas Pooran was a calming influence during their partnership which gave West Indies brief hope in the loss to England on Friday. Read More

Holder shrugs off injury concerns over Russell, Gabriel

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, England — West Indies captain Jason Holder shrugged off injury concerns about two of the team's key players after Friday's eight-wicket defeat to England in the Cricket World Cup game at Hampshire Bowl. Read More

Pooran's triumph

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Sunday, June, 16 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, England — West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran is happy to be living his “dream” after injuries sustained in a motor vehicle crash four years ago had threatened to end his cricket career. Read More

'We need to win all remaining games,' says South Africa skipper

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

CARDIFF, United Kingdom (AFP) — Faf du Plessis said South Africa must win all their remaining games if they are to have any chance of reaching the World Cup semi-finals after they notched their first win against Afghanistan yesterday. Read More

Starc reality

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia captain Aaron Finch and pace bowler Mitchell Starc stole the show as the World Cup holders eased to an 87-run win over Sri Lanka at the Oval yesterday. Read More

Photo: POORAN'S TRIUMPH

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

POORAN... today I'm representing the West Indies at the [ICC] World Cup, and that's something I've always dreamt of (Photo: Observer file) Read More



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