Cricket

Schutt, Healy ensure Windies whitewash

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) — Fast bowler Megan Schutt's final-over hat-trick coupled with opener Alyssa Healy's dashing half-century underlined another dominant Australia performance as West Indies slumped to an eight-wicket defeat and a 3-0 whitewash in their ICC Women's... Read More

Pooran haunts Tridents as Amazon Warriors remain unbeaten

Tuesday, September, 10 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Nicholas Pooran returned to haunt the team which let him go, slamming a stroke-filled unbeaten half-century as Guyana's Amazon Warriors strolled to their third-straight win with a dominant 47-run victory over Barbados Tridents here Sunday... Read More

Skerritt affirms Pollard as 'the right man', set to meet with Holder

Tuesday, September, 10 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt has branded newly appointed white-ball captain Kieron Pollard as “the right man at the right time”, and believes there will be no resulting bad blood from the sacking of Jason Holder as... Read More

Webster, Narine take down Tallawahs despite Russell fireworks

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Opener Tion Webster struck his maiden Twenty20 half-century, while Sunil Narine fashioned a strong all-rounder performance as reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) won their second match in as many outings with a 22-run victory over Jamaica... Read More

Cummins strikes to leave Australia on verge of keeping Ashes

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

Manchester , United Kingdom (AFP) — Pat Cummins took two wickets in two balls, including England captain Joe Root for a golden duck, to leave Australia on the brink of retaining the Ashes at Old Trafford yesterday. Read More

Healy, Lanning centuries crush Windies in opener

Saturday, September, 7 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Captain Stafanie Taylor's dogged half-century was in vain, as dominant hundreds by Player of the Match Alyssa Healy and skipper Meg Lanning fired Australia Women to a crushing 178-run victory over West Indies women in the opening One-Day International... Read More

Shadab, Green squeeze Zouks to put Warriors on top

Saturday, September, 7 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Spinners Shadab Khan and Chris Green combined to undermine St Lucia Zouks and propel last year's losing finalists, Guyana Amazon Warriors, to a 13-run victory in their Caribbean Premier League opener here Thursday night. Read More

Hazlewood strikes as Australia look to retain Ashes

Saturday, September, 7 2019    

Manchester , United Kingdom (AFP) — Josh Hazlewood strengthened Australia's grip on the fourth Test at Old Trafford with a trio of England wickets late on yesterday's third day. Read More

Matthews out of Aussie series over disciplinary incident

Friday, September, 6 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Marquee all-rounder Hayley Matthews will take no part in the ongoing series against Australia after being pulled from the West Indies Women's squad for disciplinary reasons. Read More

Smith double century puts Australia in command of fourth Ashes Test

Friday, September, 6 2019    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia's Steve Smith took his run-spree this Ashes to a new level as he returned to international cricket with a superb double century on the second day of the fourth Test against England at Old Trafford, yesterday. Read More

Australia star Smith hits fifty on Ashes return

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Manchester , United King dom (AFP) — Australia star Steve Smith looked like he had never been away as he marked his first Test since suffering a concussion with a fourth fifty in as many innings against England this Ashes series at Old Trafford... Read More

Pakistan appoints Misbah head coach, chief selector

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

Lahore, Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistan yesterday appointed former captain Misbah-ul-Haq as head coach and chief selector in a bid to lift the national team's performance. Read More

Holder admits Windies punched above weight class against India

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 4 2019    

WHILE conceding West Indies were punching above their weight class throughout the 0-2 Test series loss to top-ranked India, captain Jason Holder shone light on the handful of positives on Monday. Read More

Windies captain urges patience in efforts to fix team's batting

Wednesday, September, 4 2019    

WEST INDIES skipper Jason Holder is urging patience after the 257-run loss to India at Sabina Park, the team in the process succumbing to its first home Test series defeat in two years. Read More

Pollard takes over as skipper after injury rules Bravo out

Wednesday, September, 4 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Two-time reigning champions Trinibago Knight Riders (TKR) have suffered a massive blow to the defence of their title for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League season, with captain Dwayne Bravo now set to miss several games through... Read More



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