Cricket

Rockfort take aim at Boys' Town in KSAFA Super League

Friday, March, 8 2019    

Rockfort FC will be looking to pile more agony on Boys' Town FC when both meet in the opening game of a Magnum KSAFA Super League double-header at Constant Spring Complex today, beginning at 6:30 pm. Read More

Rookie Pooran hopes Gayle's advice pays dividends

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) – Rookie West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran hopes advice from veteran Chris Gayle can help take his fledgling career to a new level. Read More

Matthews to lead Barbados in regional tournament

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

B RIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – West Indies batting star Hayley Matthews will lead Barbados in the Regional Women's Championship which bowls off in Guyana next week. Read More

He's back!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March, 7 2019    

The Jamaica Scorpions batting will again be under the microscope when they take on a high-powered Barbados Pride team at Sabina Park in the 10th round of the West Indies four-day championship.The contest is scheduled to begin this morning at 10 o' clock. Read More

Photo: HE’S BACK!

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

TAYLOR... missed last game with hamstring tightness (Photo: CWI Media) Read More

South Africa's sporting racial quotas challenged in court

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) – A South African trade union with mostly white members went to court yesterday to challenge the country's policy of racial quotas for national sporting teams. Read More

Lost decade

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

LAHORE, Pakistan (AFP) — Whenever umpire Ahsan Raza looks at his scars from the deadly militant attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Lahore, 10 years ago on Sunday, he shudders. Read More

Rabada's assualt steers South Africa to victory over Sri Lanka

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

CENTURION, South Africa (AFP) — Kagiso Rabada led a pace assault as South Africa defended a below-par total in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park yesterday. Read More

Ex Zimbabwe cricket director banned over West Indies fix attempt

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — Former Zimbabwe Cricket director Enock Ikope has been banned from the game for 10 years for corruption linked to the 2017 West Indies tour fix attempt. Read More

Eyes on the prize

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, March, 6 2019    

JAMAICAN superstar cricketer Andre Russell is optimistic he will be fit in time for the 2019 ICC 50-over World Cup despite the latest knee injury setback delaying his West Indies return. Read More

Dropped catches hurt Windies as England win opener

Wednesday, March, 6 2019    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Nicholas Pooran's career-best half-century was overshadowed by a shoddy fielding effort, as England rode their luck to breeze to a four-wicket win in the opening Twenty20 International of the three-match series here yesterday. Read More

Veteran speedster Jerome Taylor relishes mentorship role

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 5 2019    

Jamaican cricketer Jerome Taylor, now considered a veteran of the game, says he enjoys the role of mentoring younger players around the region. Read More

Russell to miss T20s as Windies retain ODI squad

Tuesday, March, 5 2019    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — West Indies have retained their 13-man one-day squad for the three-match Twenty20 International series against England starting here today, but star all-rounder Andre Russell will take no part after failing to recover from a recent knee... Read More

K D Flyer dominates again over the five straight

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 5 2019    

FIVE-year-old dark bay horse K D Flyer continued to make the five-furlong (1,000m) straight course his own after producing another good win at the distance on Wednesday, February 27. Read More

'Our batting let us down,' says Miller

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 4 2019    

It was a bittersweet return to the Jamaica Scorpions line-up for former captain Nikita Miller, whose outstanding exploits proved futile in the franchise's 134-run defeat to visitors Leeward Islands Hurricanes inside the third day at Sabina Park on... Read More



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