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Tuesday, August, 27 2019    

There is no doubt that the Social Development Commission (SDC)/Wray & Nephew National T20 Community Cricket Competition sparks excitement and entertainment across the length and breadth of Jamaica. Read More

Batsmen need to look in the mirror, says skipper Holder

Tuesday, August, 27 2019    

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder has urged his batting group to undertake deep introspection in the wake of West Indies' chastening 318-run defeat to India in the opening Test here Sunday. Read More

More local limited over cricket coming ahead of Super50, says Francis

Tuesday, August, 27 2019    

THE Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) all-island limited overs club championship climaxed on Saturday with St Mary CA thumping St Ann CA in the final, but more 50-over cricket is on the horizon with the upcoming staging of the local franchise competition. Read More

All-rounder Douglas inflicts more misery on Caymans

Tuesday, August, 27 2019    

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Allan Douglas starred with bat and ball as Bermuda inflicted another defeat on the Cayman Islands, while Canada finished the week-long quadrangular International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 (T20) World Cup Qualifier Americas final unbeaten after... Read More

Australia look to Smith for Ashes revival

Tuesday, August, 27 2019    

LEEDS, United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia will hope star batsman Steve Smith can inspire an Ashes revival after their stunning one-wicket loss to England in the third Test at Headingley. Read More

ICC bans two Hong Kong cricketers for life

Tuesday, August, 27 2019    

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday banned two Hong Kong players, including one who has already served a 30-month ban, from all cricket for life for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code in matches played between 2014 and... Read More

New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka to level series 1-1

Tuesday, August, 27 2019    

COLOMBA, Sri Lanka (AFP) — New Zealand held their nerve to clinch a hard-fought and comprehensive victory against Sri Lanka in fading light in the second Test yesterday and level the two-match series 1-1. Read More

'Village cricketer' Leach can't believe he's an Ashes hero

Tuesday, August, 27 2019    

LEEDS, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jack Leach put his cult hero status down to looking like a “village cricketer” after his key supporting role enabled Ben Stokes to steer England to a staggering victory in the third Ashes Test. Read More

Gayle CC triumph in riveting SDC final

Sanjay Myers | Monday, August, 26 2019    

DISCOVERY BAY, St Ann — Pandemonium erupted at Port Rhoades Sports Club yesterday as Gayle Cricket Club pulled off a remarkable four-wicket victory over Orange Hill in the final of the Social Development Commission (SDC)/Wray & Nephew National Twenty20 Community Cricket... Read More

Flanker face Bogue for place in Sandals U20 final

Monday, August, 26 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The first finalist in the St James Football Association Sandals Resorts International Under-20 competition will be decided today when second-placed Flanker United face third-placed Bogue Football Club at UDC field starting at 3:00 pm. Read More

LOST HOPE?

Monday, August, 26 2019    

Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) — Jasprit Bumrah led a devastating fast-bowling assault in routing the West Indies for 100 to earn India a crushing 318-run victory in the first Test at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua, yesterday. Read More

Australia captain Paine to review DRS role after stunning defeat

Monday, August, 26 2019    

Leeds , United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia captain Tim Paine said he would be putting someone else in charge of the team's reviews following his side's extraordinary one-wicket defeat by England in the third Ashes Test at Headingley. Read More

Watling, De Grandhomme put New Zealand ahead in second Test

Monday, August, 26 2019    

Colombo , Sri Lanka (AFP) — Contrasting half-centuries from B J Watling and Colin de Grandhomme helped New Zealand lead by 138 runs in their first innings against Sri Lanka on day four of the rain-hit second Test yesterday. Read More

Kohli, Rahane stretch India lead as Cummins crawls to 95-minute duck

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

NORTH SOUND, Antigua and Barmuda (AFP ) — An unbroken century stand between Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane put India in a dominant position at 185 for three in their second innings, an overall lead of 260 runs, at stumps on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies at... Read More

Pride of St Mary

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

INNSWOOD, St Catherine — St Mary CA lifted the Jamaica Cricket Association all-island limited overs trophy for the first time, pummelling St Ann CA by 160 runs in yesterday's final at Chedwin Park. Read More



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