Cricket

Hodge hundred helps Hurricanes resist pacy Gabriel

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — Opener Montcin Hodge hit his third first class century and anchored a string of partnerships, as Leeward Islands Hurricanes rallied to take honours on yesterday's opening day of their third-round fixture against Trinidad and Tobago Red... Read More

Hot seat

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 4 2019    

Newly-appointed interim coach Robert Haynes will have his first test when Jamaica Scorpions take on Windward Islands Volcanoes in the West Indies four-day match at Sabina Park in Kingston.The day/night clash is slated to begin 2:00 pm today. Read More

Photo: HOT SEAT

Friday, January, 4 2019    

HAYNES... I am very keen (as) it’s always a challenge when you have a national team to coach (Photo: Garfield Robinson) Read More

Windies trio anxious to play their part in Scorpions revival

Friday, January, 4 2019    

The return of three West Indies players could work in favour of Jamaica Scorpions as they host Windward Islands Volcanoes in today's start of the regional four-day match at Sabina Park. Read More

Powell to lead Hurricanes against Red Force

Friday, January, 4 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — West Indies opener Kieran Powell has returned to lead Leeward Islands Hurricanes in their third-round match of the Regional Four-Day Championship starting today. Read More

Guptill, Neesham show six appeal as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

Friday, January, 4 2019    

TAURANGA, New Zealand (AFP) — Jimmy Neesham made a dream return to international cricket yesterday, crushing Sri Lanka with bat and ball as New Zealand won the opening One-Day International by 45 runs in Tauranga. Read More

Shillingford suspended again over bowling action — report

Friday, January, 4 2019    

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Media reports here say former Test off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been suspended by Cricket West Indies (CWI) for an illegal action, ruling him out of the third round of the Regional Four-Day Championship which starts today. Read More

South African on top as bowlers, Markram hurt Pakistan

Friday, January, 4 2019    

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AFP) — Duanne Olivier led another fast bowling assault on Pakistan's batsmen as South Africa took control on the first day of the second Test at Newlands yesterday. Read More

Gritty Pujara century puts India in control of Sydney Test

Friday, January, 4 2019    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Irrepressible Cheteshwar Pujara stroked his third century of the summer yesterday to put India in a commanding position in the decisive fourth and final Test as they strive for a historic series win in Australia. Read More

Warner: Cricket ban helped me 'grow', allowed more family time

Friday, January, 4 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Disgraced Australian cricketer David Warner said yesterday that his one-year suspension for ball-tampering allowed him to “grow as a human being” and spend more time with family. Read More

Holder headlines strong Pride squad for Jaguars fixture

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Fit-again West Indies Test captain Jason Holder is one of seven current West Indies players named in a full-strength 13-man squad for the high-profile third-round clash in the Regional Four-Day Championship against four-time reigning champions Guyana... Read More

West Indies trio returns for Scorpions

By Sanjay Myers Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

JAMAICA Scorpions Captain Paul Palmer says the return of key players from West Indies duty is a boost to the team for this weekend's regional four-day match against Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park. Read More

Windies gain automatic qualification for T20 World Cup

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — Reigning champions West Indies have qualified automatically for next year's Twenty 20 World Cup in Australia. Read More

Pacer Jermaine Levy looking to push on from Scorpions debut

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

IT was not the start fast bowler Jermaine Levy had wished for to his Jamaica Scorpions career, but he hopes he and his teammates can get the formula right in upcoming games. Read More

Holder ends year in top 10

Tuesday, January, 1 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies c aptain Jason Holder will end the year as the number two-ranked all-rounder in Tests and in the top 10 of the bowlers rankings. Read More



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