Cricket

Bravo and Super Kings go down in thriller

BENGALURU, India (CMC) — There were no late-game heroics from Dwayne Bravo this time around, as the Chennai Super Kings lost a heartbreaking thriller to Royal Challengers Bangalore by one run in the Indian Premier League here on Sunday. Read More

Rutherford plays minor role as Pant fires Delhi top of standings
JAIPUR, India (CMC) — Twenty-year-old West Indies all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford played only a small role with the bat, but it was enough to help fire his Delhi Capitals to a six-wicket win over Jofra Archer's Rajasthan Royals, and to the top of the Indian Premier League standings...... Read More

CWI to explore ways to improve regional professional cricket set-up — Skerritt
Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt, in Jamaica to hold a series of meetings with stakeholders last week, says his administration will explore ways to improve the regional professional cricket set-up.... Read More

India fines cricketers for 'sexist' chat show remarks
NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — India's cricket board on Saturday fined players Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul US$29,000 each for making sexist remarks on a TV chat show, which saw them ordered home from a tour of Australia.... Read More

New captain Smith powers Rajasthan to IPL win

Sunday, April, 21 2019    

JAIPUR, India (AFP) - Australia's Steve Smith hit an unbeaten half-century to lead his Indian Premier League (IPL) side, Rajasthan Royals, to a comfortable win after being appointed captain yesterday. Read More

Skerritt insists on selection policy to bring out best cricketers

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 20 2019    

New Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt insists that he will introduce a selection policy that brings out the finest “warriors” to represent the regional team. Read More

Bona fide business, management practices will help to improve team performances — Wehby

Saturday, April, 20 2019    

Jamaican Don Wehby, newly appointed to head the Cricket West Indies (CWI) corporate governance committee, says the implementation of bona fide business and management practices will contribute to improved team performances. Read More

Well played!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 18 2019    

Contemporaries of the late Patrick “Pat” Rousseau have described him as a passionate cricket lover with an astute legal and business mind. Read More

Sarwan lends experience at Windies camp

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Former Test batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan says he is thrilled at the opportunity to work with the West Indies one-day squad in the lead-up to the Tri-Nations Series in Ireland and the ICC World Cup. Read More

Archer snubbed for World Cup

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

LONDON, England (CMC) – Highly regarded Barbadian fast bowler Jofra Archer was yesterday ignored for England's preliminary 15-man World Cup squad, but has been named to face Ireland and Pakistan, leaving the 24-year-old still without an outside chance of turning out at the ICC... Read More

Fit-again Roach champing at bit for UK tour

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Experienced West Indies seamer Kemar Roach is hoping for a major impact on the upcoming tours of Ireland and the World Cup, after recovering from the injury which forced him out of the recent England one-day series. Read More

Photo: WELL PLAYED!

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

Pat Rousseau waspresident of West Indies cricket between 1996 and 2001. (Photo:Observer file) Read More

Archer issues warning ahead of England WC squad announcement

Wednesday, April, 17 2019    

MOHALI, India (CMC) – Barbadian fast bowler Jofra Archer sent one final reminder of his extraordinary talent to selectors ahead of England's World Cup squad announcement today, but it came in a losing cause as Rajasthan Royals went down by 12 runs to Chris Gayle's Kings XI... Read More

Bad Timing!

Wednesday, April, 17 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – Outspoken Cricket West Indies (CWI) director Conde Riley has slammed the regional governing body's decision to axe the entire coaching staff of the men's senior side ahead of the World Cup, and has warned that the sweeping personnel changes announced last... Read More

Ex-cricketer Lewis on long walk back from disgrace

Wednesday, April, 17 2019    

BASINGSTOKE, United Kingdom (AFP) – Chris Lewis's journey from opening the bowling for England in the 1992 World Cup final to contemplating suicide and being convicted of drug smuggling has him feeling as ambitious as when he was a teenager, he has told ... Read More



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