Cricket

Jaguars welcome back Windies trio for Pride fixture

Monday, December, 31 2018    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Guyana Jaguars will be near full strength for their-third round domestic first-class clash with Barbados Pride this week, with the return of the West Indies trio of Chandrapaul Hemraj, Sherfane Rutherford and Raymon Reifer. Read More

'He thinks wickets' — All batsmen should be scared of lethal Bumrah

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Melbourne , Australia (AFP) — Indian skipper Virat Kohli hailed “outstanding” pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah Sunday and declared batsmen around the world should be scared of the young hotshot fast bowler. Read More

'Obsessed' India mop up Australia tail, take 2-1 Test series lead

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Melbourne , Australia (AFP) — A clinical and “obsessed” India mopped up Australia's tail to win the third Test in Melbourne yesterday by 137 runs and take an unassailable 2-1 lead into the final clash at Sydney. Read More

New Zealand crush Sri Lanka by 423 runs for record series win

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Christchurch , New Zealand (AFP) — New Zealand completed their demolition of Sri Lanka on day five of the second Test in Christchurch yesterday, needing only 14 balls to take the last three wickets for a colossal 423-run victory. Read More

In love with cricket

Monday, December, 31 2018    

A concern for the cricket fraternity in recent years has been declining participation in the sport among children across Jamaica. That's not a problem at the Woodlands Primary and Infant School close to Cross Keys in south Manchester. When Jamaica Observer Central paid a quick visit to... Read More

Boscobel, Mango Valley clash in St Mary BPL cricket final

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

Boscobel Warriors and Mango Valley Lions will meet in a clash of titans in the grand final of the Costly Construction St Mary Boscobel Premier League T20 tournament at the Boscobel Oval today. Match time is noon. Read More

New Zealand eye victory as Wagner rocks Sri Lanka

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) — New Zealand were eyeing a historic victory as injury and a barrage of Neil Wagner bouncers left Sri Lanka in tatters at the close of day four of the second Test in Christchurch yesterday. Read More

Cummins keeps Australia alive after India set 399 target

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — Australia were teetering on the brink of defeat in the third Test yesterday despite a battling unbeaten half-century from tailender Pat Cummins after being set a massive 399 to win by India. Read More

National U-17 victory testimony of Lucas CC's successful youth development programme

Saturday, December, 29 2018    

For Lucas CC it was the perfect gift for Christmas — a successful defence of its National Under-17 title in a victory over familiar foes Melbourne CC at Chedwin Park last Saturday. Read More

Pride banking on international players for Jaguars clash

Saturday, December, 29 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados Pride are sweating on the availability of their full slate of international players for next week's clash in the Regional four-day championship against reigning champions Guyana Jaguars at Kensington Oval. Read More

Elgar, Amla guide South Africa to victory in opening Test

Saturday, December, 29 2018    

CENTURION, South Africa (AFP) — Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla hit half-centuries as South Africa beat Pakistan by six wickets inside three days in the first Test at SuperSport Park yesterday. Read More

Failure delivers for Nicholls as New Zealand dominate

Saturday, December, 29 2018    

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) — Henry Nicholls credits personal failure early in his career for his valuable contribution to New Zealand's game plan yesterday as they dominated the second Test against Sri Lanka in Christchurch. Read More

India in charge, but devastating Cummins gives Australia hope

Saturday, December, 29 2018    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — A clinical India had Australia on the ropes yesterday and staring at defeat in the third Test after skittling them for 151 before a devastating spell by Pat Cummins sparked the game back into life. Read More

Bravo, Gabriel among senior players set for Red Force return

Friday, December, 28 2018    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago Red Force will be boosted for their third-round match in the Regional four-day championship next week by the return of four West Indies players. Read More

Done deal!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 28 2018    

ROBERT Haynes, who was, yesterday appointed interim cricket head coach of Jamaica Scorpions, says securing a long-term role with the franchise is at the core of his plan to help players progress to the international stage. Read More



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