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Thursday, December, 27 2018    

Jamaica Under-19 Coach Robert Haynes set to become interim coach of Jamaica Scorpions. (Photo: Joseph Wellington) Read More

Warner asked me to tamper with ball, says Bancroft

Thursday, December, 27 2018    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — Banned Australian player Cameron Bancroft yesterday confirmed David Warner asked him to alter the ball during the tampering scandal in South Africa and said he went along with it “to fit in”. Read More

Olivier steals limelight from record breaker Steyn

Thursday, December, 27 2018    

CENTURION, South Africa (AFP)— Fast bowler Duanne Olivier was almost apologetic for stealing the limelight from record-breaker Dale Steyn after 15 wickets fell on the first day of the first Test between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport Park... Read More

Southee, Lakmal heroics leave New Zealand-Sri Lanka Test evenly poised

Thursday, December, 27 2018    

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) — Suranga Lakmal and Tim Southee vied for early honours as 14 wickets fell to leave the deciding second Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka evenly poised on day one in Christchurch yesterday. Read More

Brathwaite hails Reifer's influence on series success

Monday, December, 24 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Twenty20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite has praised the influence of interim West Indies h ead c oach Floyd Reifer in the Caribbean's capture of T20 series against... Read More

Lewis into top five after Dhaka fifty

Monday, December, 24 2018    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies opener Evin Lewis has vaulted 11 places into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, following his half-century in the decisive third match in Dhaka on... Read More

Marginal decisions went against Windies — Brathwaite

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Skipper Carlos Brathwaite revealed Saturday he had complained to the ICC match referee Jeff Crowe about the standard of umpiring following the second Twenty20 International last Thursday. Read More

Windies clinch it

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Keemo Paul grabbed a record 5-15 and Evin Lewis smashed 89 off 36 balls as the West Indies beat Bangladesh by 50 runs in the third and final Twenty20 in Dhaka yesterday to win the series 2-1. Read More

Photo: WINDIES CLINCH IT

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

West Indies batsman Evin Lewis plays a shot during the third Twenty20 (T20) cricket matchagainst Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh, yesterday. West Indies won by 50 runs to clinch the three-match series 2-1. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Paul Palmer Jr to use cricket to raise awareness about people living with mental illness

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, December, 22 2018    

JAMAICAN cricketer Paul Palmer Jr says the death of his father earlier this year has pushed him to help raise islandwide awareness about people living with mental illness. Read More

Change unlikely unless 'somebody does the right things' — Simmons

Saturday, December, 22 2018    

CHENNAI, India (CMC) — Ex-West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has held out little hope of a revival for his former team's fortunes, unless key decisions are made in the Caribbean in the best interest of the game. Read More

Stung!

Friday, December, 21 2018    

Jamaica Under-19 coach Robert Haynes could take up an interim post as the new head of Jamaica Scorpions after Robert Samuels was axed from the position by the franchise. Read More

Al Hasan's all-round show sinks West Indies to level series

Friday, December, 21 2018    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Shakib Al Hasan starred with both bat and ball as Bangladesh edged West Indies by 36 runs in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) to level the three-match series in Dhaka yesterday. Read More

KKR boss elated with Brathwaite snatch

Friday, December, 21 2018    

JAIPUR, India (CMC) — Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) m anaging d irector Venky Mysore believes all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite will be an asset to the franchise and could form a dynamic combination with fellow West... Read More

Azhar, Babar hit centuries as Pakistan batsmen show form

Friday, December, 21 2018    

BENONI, South Africa (AFP) — Azhar Ali and Babar Azam hit centuries on the second day of a three-day match against a South African Invitation XI at Willowmoore Park yesterday in Pakistan's only warm-up match ahead of a Test series against South Africa. Read More



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