Cricket

Jaguars humble Pride in dramatic finish

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Four-time reigning champions Guyana Jaguars held their nerve to beat star-studded Barbados Pride by six wickets on a dramatic final day here yesterday, and extend their lead at the top of the Regional Four-Day standings. Read More

Hurricanes in big 245-run win over Red Force

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — West Indies fast bowler Alzarri Joseph reiterated his return to full fitness by scything through Trinidad and Tobago Red Force as Leeward Islands Hurricanes claimed an emphatic 245-run victory in the third round of the Regional Four-Day Championship here... Read More

Coley eyes Jamaica Scorpions head coach job

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 7 2019    

Former national wicketkeeper Andre Coley says he is not averse to applying for the Jamaica Scorpions coaching job at the end of this first-class cricket season. Read More

PHOTO: Miller's 'duck'!

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Jamaica Scorpions' Nikita Miller (left) looks back at his disturbed wicket after being bowled for nought by Kevan Hodge of Windward Islands Volcanoes during day-three action the Regional Four-Day Championship at Sabina Park yesterday. Looking on is wicketkeeper Sunil Ambris. The Volcanoes were... Read More

Jaguars lead despite Dowrich, Carter efforts

Monday, January, 7 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Test wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich and veteran Jonathan Carter defied Guyana Jaguars with gutsy half-centuries but Barbados Pride still conceded a significant first-innings lead, setting up an intriguing final day of their third-round match in the Regional... Read More

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



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