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South Africa on brink of humiliating defeat after Root Test best

Port Elizabeth, South Africa (AFP) — England Captain Joe Root produced a Test-best bowling performance to send South Africa hurtling towards a humiliating defeat on the fourth day of the third Test at St George's Park yesterday. Read More

Clinical India outplay Australia to clinch ODI series
Bangalore , India (AFP) — A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third One-Day International yesterday.... Read More

Campbell ton spearheads Scorpions fightback against Volcanoes
CAPTAIN John Campbell hit a level-headed century yesterday to spearhead a superlative fightback by Jamaica Scorpions in the Regional Four-Day cricket match versus Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park in Kingston.... Read More

More money as Sandals St Mary 35 Overs cricket bowls off
The inaugural Sandals St Mary Jeff McKitty 35 Overs Super League Competition bowls off today with three big clashes across the parish.... Read More

Master-stroke

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — All-rounder Nyeem Young struck a nerveless half-century to inspire a West Indies comeback as the Caribbean side overturned the odds to upset powerhouses Australia by three wickets, and register their first-ever win over the tournament favourites at... Read More

Simply the 'Bess''

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AFP) — Rookie off-spinner Dom Bess claimed his first Test five-wicket haul as England moved into a strong position on the third day of the third Test against South Africa at St George's Park yesterday. Read More

Bravo hundred dominates Hurricanes

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

TAROUBA, Trinidad (CMC) — Test left-hander Darren Bravo carved out his 12th first class hundred as Trinidad and Tobago took firm command of their second-round encounter against Leeward Islands Hurricanes here yesterday. Read More

Windies need 'perfect performance' — West

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

KIMBERLEY, South Africa (CMC) — Boosted by victories in their two warm-up matches during the week, 2016 champions West Indies will look to make a winning start to their ICC Under-19 World Cup campaign when they take on 2018 runners-up Australia in their opening... Read More

India beat Australia to level one-day series

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

RAJKOT, India (AFP) — Steve Smith hit a swashbuckling 98 but Australia could not stop India powering to a 36-run victory to level their one-day series yesterday. Read More

Carter spearheads effort to frustrate Jaguars

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Jonathan Carter's unbeaten half-century underlined a steady Barbados Pride response as Guyana Jaguars found themselves slipping further behind heading into the penultimate day of their second-round contest today. Read More

Batting heroics, late wickets put England on top against South Africa

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AFP) — Centuries by Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope, followed by two late wickets, put England in a dominant position on the second day of the third Test against South Africa at St George's Park yesterday. Read More

Volcanoes exhibit strong batting display against Scorpions

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 17 2020    

WINDWARD Islands Volcanoes displayed headstrong application, batting throughout the opening day to close on 314-5 against hosts Jamaica Scorpions in the regional four-day cricket match at Sabina Park. Read More

Krishel Santokie carving path in track and field

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 17 2020    

The name Santokie is synonymous with Jamaica and West Indies cricket, so eyebrows understandably were raised when the surname was announced as a winner at the Douglas Forrest Development track meet at the GC Foster College last Saturday. Read More

Pollard urges attention to detail ahead of St Kitts double-header

Friday, January, 17 2020    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Captain Kieron Pollard has urged his side to pay attention to the small details and improve their bowling discipline, as they seek to come from behind and win the three-match Twenty20 series against Ireland. Read More

I felt the love, says returning Bravo

Friday, January, 17 2020    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Returning all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he was moved by the love from the fans despite ending on the losing side in Wednesday's opening Twenty20 International against Ireland. Read More



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