Cricket

Paul rips through Volcanoes to put Jaguars on top

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Tagenarine Chanderpaul completed his second first class hundred but it was fast bowler Keemo Paul who sent West Indies' Test selectors a strong message with a four-wicket burst, which destabilised Windward Islands Volcanoes and put leaders Guyana Jaguars... Read More

Pakistan bowlers fight back to defy South Africa

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

JOHHANESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Pakistan's bowlers changed the course of the third and final Test against South Africa when they engineered a dramatic collapse on the first day of the third and final Test yesterday. Read More

Legend Lloyd disappointed over Haynes snub for Windies coaching role

Friday, January, 11 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Legendary former captain Clive Lloyd has lamented the snubbing of fellow West Indies icon Desmond Haynes for the post of men's head coach, and says it is unfortunate that great former players continued to be ignored for the... Read More

Ambris among six vying for Test spots

Friday, January, 11 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — A plethora of Test hopefuls will have their chance to impress selectors when they line-up in two two-day matches for Cricket West Indies President's XI against touring England starting next week. Read More

Coach believes team was affected by shortened day

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force Head Coach Kelvin Williams felt his team was disadvantaged by the decision of match officials to suspend play in the match against Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park after the visitors had already lost two wickets. Read More

Red Force stumble on day of the damp pitch delay

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 11 2019    

After a damp pitch caused a lengthy delay, reducing play yesterday to only 38 overs, Trinidad and Tobago Red Force stumbled to 135-7 on the opening day of the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match against hosts Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina... Read More

'No room for error'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

Robert Haynes, the interim coach of Jamaica Scorpions, says there is little room for error when his team hosts fellow strugglers Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match at Sabina Park. Read More

Bravo back for Red Force as Test return looms

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Left-hander Darren Bravo has been included in a Trinidad and Tobago Red Force 13-man squad for the fourth-round Regional first-class match against Jamaica Scorpions, putting the exiled star one step closer to a Test return. Read More

Jamar Hamilton to lead CWI President's XI against England

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel yesterday named the CWI President's XI squad to face England. Read More

Cooper out, Williams in training squad for Pakistan

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Britney Cooper has been excluded from a 20-member training squad named to begin preparation for the upcoming series against Pakistan. Read More

Haynes warns Scorpions about further sloppy performances

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

IN the wake of the five-wicket loss on Monday to Windward Islands Volcanoes in the regional four-day game, Jamaica Scorpions Interim Coach Robert Haynes is warning his players against further sloppy performances in the field, even while noting positives coming out of the... Read More

Windies trio fire Dhaka to second-straight win

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — High-profile West Indies trio Sunil Narine, Andre Russell and Kieron Pollard all made small contributions, but they proved enough to help star-studded Dhaka Dynamites thrash Khulna Titans by 105 runs in the Bangladesh Premier League here... Read More

'Is King Kohli better than cricket god Tendulkar?'

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) —While Virat Kohli's historic success in Australia has been greeted with jubilation in India, it has also sparked a feverish debate: is he even better than the nation's cricket god Sachin Tendulkar? Read More

Tons for Taylor, Nicholls as Black Caps sweep Sri Lanka ODI series

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

NELSON, New Zealand (AFP) — Veteran Ross Taylor and rising star Henry Nicholls both smashed centuries as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 115 runs in the third one-day international in Nelson yesterday to complete a 3-0 series whitewash. Read More

Volcanoes erupt against Scorpions in come-from-behind win

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

Windward Islands Volcanoes batsmen Kirk Edwards and Kavem Hodge held firm and made full use of appallingly poor fielding from hosts Jamaica Scorpions to guide their team to a five-wicket win in the West Indies four-day cricket match at Sabina Park yesterday. Read More



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